1. 101 Full-Size Quilt Blocks & Borders by Better Homes & Gardens; 1998, 216p. Over 5,000 interchangeable quilting combinations are featured in this instructive craft book. Blocks and borders make up 101 designs and 28 projects divided into chapters of Floral, Country and Traditional, Americana, and Just for Fun. Computerized schematics of each block show various bed-size configurations. 100 full-color photos. 280 color illustrations. (Hardcover over spiral binding makes pages open easily) List was $34.95
10. The Art of Classic Quiltmaking by Harriet Hargrave & Sharyn Craig; C & T Publishing; 2000, 240p. Everything is covered for creating blocks by piecing using templates, fast piecing, and paper piecing techniques. Each project has multiple techniques covered, so you have directions for your favorite method of quilting! Loaded with the information you need to make traditional quilts, including:
•selecting and caring for fabric
•Choosing equipment and supplies
•deciding on quilting designs
•selecting the piecing technique that ensures the best result
Includes a visually stunning selection of over 80 full-color quilt photos.
Step-by-step exercises contain technique variations, hints, and helpful illustrations.
25. Country Ribbon Crafts: Delightful Projects Using Easy Techniques by Cookie Lyday; Sterling Pub., 142p. (Out of print) (Projects include Floral Jewelry, Napkin Rings, Wedding Accessories; Garden Accessories; Country Christmas & Home Decor)
27. Creative Designs for Hand and Machine Quilting by Judy Florence; EZ International; 1996, 192p. Creative Designs for Hand and Machine Quilting provides the solution to the perennial question: How should I quilt my quilt? Judy's expertise shines on every page of this step by step guide to making your own quilting designs. with clarity and precision she demonstrates how to create original designs from 3 master templates - 152 diagrams and 136 designs illustrate the entire process from simple to complex.
50. Easy Paper Pieced Keepsake Quilts; 72 new blocks including the alphabet by Carol Doak; Martingale; 1995; 95p. Choose from geometrics, flowers, hearts, baskets, trees, pictures, Christmas, and many other beautiful blocks. (Most blocks finish to 4 inch squares.) Accurately piece a quilt block in minutes! Carol Doak is known for her innovative, easy, accurate technique of foundation pieced blocks. She presents forty-six block designs and 17 quilt plans provide all the information you need to stitch a special keepsake. The blocks can be used to personalize quilts with monograms or other lettering using the alphabet block patterns provided. The instructions are clear and easy to follow. Easy to make for quilters of any skill level! Simply sew a straight line on your machine. The foundation provides a stable base for all types of fabrics and makes it a breeze to get sharp points on even the tiniest of pieces. Use your scraps. There are also ideas for using the block designs to make easy, small gifts, such as Christmas ornaments or framed picture blocks included.
Quilt layouts include: Calendar Quilt; Welcome Quilt; Sampler Quilt; Our World at Peace; Sunrise Service; Tulip Time; Hearts & Flowers; Wedding Song; With Love; American as Apple Pie; Smooth Sailing; Peace & Love; Forest of Flowers; School Days; Autumn Leaves; Santa Claus is Coming to Town; Oh Christmas Tree. (Out of Print)
52. Even More Quilts For Baby by Ursula Reikes; Martingale; 2000, 79p. Combine traditional block designs with fun, colorful prints to create quick quilts for baby! Bestselling author Ursula Reikes is back with an all-new collection of bright, cheerful quilt patterns that are so simple, even beginners can stitch up a quilt top in an afternoon--no previous quilting experience required.Includes step-by-step directions for 20 cuddly baby quiltsFeatures two colorways for each pattern so you can make confident color choices before you make the first cutRotary cutting guidelines, speedy piecing techniques, and complete finishing instructions are provided for each project
53. Everyday Angels in Extraordinary Quilts by Mary Lou Weidman; That Patchwork Place; 1998, 96p.
Step-by-step guidance for choosing themes and developing stories
Ideas for using creative embellishments, letters, and borders
Twenty-five templates, including angel wings, halos, faces, and bodies
Spectacular photos of more than 50 quilts, along with their makers’ stories
Use seasons, cultural themes, family traditions, friends, pets, or simply portray a memory to share with someone you love. Whether your angels are folksy, humble, wild, or spunky, they’ll be thankful you captured their kindness in their very own quilt!
58a. Floral Quilts from Grandma’s Cupboard by Michelle Blackhurst; Leisure Arts; 2003, 112p. These 8 modern quilts hold little secrets straight from Grandma's cupboard -- vintage feedsack scraps! Stitched alongside beautiful reproduction fabrics, the antique textiles take shape as pieced patches and lovely appliqués. (ISBN 1-57486-342-8 softcover)
59. Follow-the-Line Quilting Designs; Full-Size Patterns for Blocks and Borders; Vol. 2 by Mary M. Covey; 2006. 16-page staple-bound book, 20 single design sheets plus 21 oversized design sheets in 8 1/2" x 11" shrink wrapped box, full color. Simply trace, transfer, and stitch to create gorgeous continuous-line quilted motifs. Twenty new pattern groups include coordinating designs for blocks, borders, and setting triangles. Use patterns on a home sewing machine, a long-arm quilting machine, or for hand quilting. Find how-to instructions that virtually guarantee success.
80. Heirloom Machine Quilting; A Comprehensive Guide to
Hand-quilted Effects Using Your Sewing Machine by Harriet Hargrave; 3red
Revised ed.; C & T Publishing; 1995, 176p. The third edition of an
illustrated handbook on machine quilting, originally published in 1987, which
includes details of the skills required to produce quilts using a sewing
machine, with a range of projects for different quilted pieces.
This is a very detailed guide to machine quilting, supposed to be the classic text on the subject. Harriet gives you the benefit of her years of teaching and experience in this updated edition. Some topics covered are: Choosing your quilt design, Sizing your quilt to fit a specific border, Layering the quilt, bindings, Straight line Quilting, Batting selections; Echo & ditch stitching; Stippling & how to keep and maintain your quilt. (Hardcover with spiral binding)
96. The Magic of Quiltmaking; a Beginner’s Guide to Patchwork and Quilting by Margaret Rolfe & Jenny Bowker; That Patchwork Place; 2004, 160p. If you're new to quilting, you simply won't find a more comprehensive resource for starting your creative adventure! With this pair of renowned designers and teachers by your side, you'll find that learning to quilt is easy and fun—and the rewards will last a lifetime.
· Walk step-by-step through every phase of quiltmaking, from choosing fabric and measuring seam allowances to understanding basic patchwork.
·Learn techniques for piecing or appliqué as you make one of ten beautiful projects.
·Create your own quilts with the collection of classic block designs included.
Projects include: Nine Patch; Piecing Sampler; Snowball & Nine Patch; Friendship Star; Feature Fabric; Log Cabin; Applique Sampler; Flying Geese; & Ohio Star.
105. More Quilts For Baby: Easy as ABC by Ursula Reikes; That Patchwork Place; 1997, 96p. Want to make something special, but don’t have a lot of time to invest in the process? Now you can stitch super-quick gifts for babies, kids, and even adults with these colorful, quick, and easy projects! Even beginners can stitch up a quilt top in just a few hours. Choose from 21 adorable quilts, such as “Bzzz,” “I Love Cats,” “Spinning Balloons,” and “Frosty and Friends”. Follow complete, illustrated directions, rotary-cutting guidelines, and speedy piecing tips to stitch up a quilt in a snap. Many projects are based on familiar traditional quilt blocks, such as Four Patch, Snowball, Kitty Corner, and Monkey Wrench
119. P.S. I Love You. Two! A Sequel by Lynda Milligan & Nancy Smith; Possibilities; 1996, 80p. Full of quilts, baby gifts, and nursery accessories, this book has dozens of projects that are designed to please. Complete directions are given for a multitude of techniques, making this an excellent source for quilters of all skill levels. Includes “Tumbling Blocks”, “I Spy”. “Pinwheels”, etc. patterns.
130. Perennial Patchwork by Jackie Robinson; Country Threads Designs; 1990, 65p. This is a "how-to" book of assorted blocks and ways to set the blocks together. Many of the "sets" are interchangeable. Patterns include: Crocus; Oriental Poppy; Tulip; Pansy; Lily of the Valley & more. Many sized quilts with very detailed instructions. (used, but excellent condition)
132. Quick And Colorful Applique: 14 Lively New Designs by Rosemary Wilkinson; That Patchwork Place; 2006, 112.p. Choose from 14 vibrant projects, including bed quilts, crib quilts, throws, and wall hangings Learn fusible, machine, shadow, and raw-edge appliqué. Choose which colors you like best—alternative color schemes are provided for each project. Combine easy patchwork with splendidly simple apace in this collection of sweet quilts!
133. Quick Gifts to Make; Art of Sewing; by Sue Hausmann, Education Director/Viking. Includes sewing instructions for 221 projects compiled from Viking Husqvarna instruction sheets (spiral binding)