Books on Quilting


Quilting books offer an excellent medium with which you can add to or improve your quilting skills. Listed below are books that will amaze, inspire and stimulate your creativity and enhance your quilting experience!

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Simple, Fun & Quickly Done by Terry Atkinson. 18 Easy-to-Sew Table Runners, Bags, Pillows, and More.

Colorful projects that are easy and fun to sew! Get ready for quick and clever designs that you'll be excited to make and show off! Popular designer Terry Atkinson shares her fresh stitching style, along with ideas for customizing many of the projects so you can make them truly unique.
  • Includes tons of tips to help you finish projects fast and build your sewing skills.
  • Features a wide variety of home-decor items and personal accessories, including zippered bags and pouches, pillows, table runners, hot pads, napkin holders, and more.
  • You'll enjoy making these stitch-in-a-weekend projects as gifts or just for you.

Part Number: 1047080. Price: $24.99



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AMERICA: from the Heart by Karey Bresenhan.

AMERICA: from the Heart was an incredible, spontaneous exhibit of quilts made in response to the events of September 11, 2001.It shared a message of sorrow, unity, and hope from quilters all over the world.

These quilts are truly works from the heart, created in the six weeks following the terrorist attacks as an expression of the artists' immediate, agonized feelings. Houston's International Quilt Festival served as the setting for this heart-wrenching exhibit.

Now the quiltmakers of AMERICA: From the Heart share their work with you in this full-color exhibit catalog. Their quilts are both moving and a true declaration of America's strength and patriotism.
  • A Images of 270 quilts with heartfelt statements from the quilters who created them.
  • A Foreword by Karey Bresenhan, founder of Quilts, Inc. and organizer of International Quilt Festival.
  • A C&T Publishing and Quilts, Inc. are proud to donate all profits from sales of America from the Heart to the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund.

Part Number: 1023845. Price: Was $24.95 - Now $18.71



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Favorite Quilts Fast & Fun by Lynda Milligan and Nancy Smith.

We all have a favorite quilt we enjoy curling up with when we're chilly, when we're sick, or when we need a little TLC. Often these comfort quilts have been made by loved ones and have been constructed with classic block designs. Continue the tradition of simple and cozy quilts with Favorite Quilts Fast & Fun. Nancy Smith and Lynda Milligan show you how to make charming and timeless quilts using one of seven basic blocks. Make a beautiful BASIC quilt using just a few fabrics, or try a rich SCRAP version of one of the quilts. Whatever you choose, you're sure to fall in love with quilting.

  • BASIC and SCRAP quilts made from 7 favorite quilt blocks.
  • Complete yardage and cutting charts for BASIC and SCRAP quilts in five sizes from crib/wall to king-something for everyone from beginners to the more experienced!
  • Step-by-step directions with extra-large diagrams.
  • Full yardage, cutting, and directions for two Mix & Match quilts using several of the basic blocks.
  • An excellent guide for teaching yourself or others to quilt 16 favorite quilts in all

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Part Number: 1023802. Price: $19.95



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Midnight Quilts by Lerlene Nevaril. 11 Sparkling Projects to Light Up the Night.

Black is the new neutral.
  • Show off your brights and solids with 11 projects - 3 table runners and 8 quilts
  • Traditional pieced blocks sparkle like gems against the beauty of black
  • Handy cutting charts make it easy!


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Part Number: 1041324. Price: $17.95



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Magic Pillows, Hidden Quilts by Karin Hellaby.

Open a pillow to magically reveal a spectacular quilt! Learn how to mix and match patchwork blocks to create your own designs, quickly and easily, using the latest machine sewing techniques.

As in Karin's first book, Sew a Row Quilts, clear diagrams and step- by-step instructions show you exactly how to achieve simple, quick and well proven patchwork techniques.
  • 20 projects for you to try.
  • 3 different magic pillows: slip-in, wrap-around and quillow.
  • Fast and easy techniques laid out as lap size and mini quilts.
  • A dozen different blocks - and thousands of combinations - to make your quilt unique!
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Part Number: 1024720 Price: Was $25.95 - Now $12.98



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Threads, The Basics and Beyond by Debbie Bates and Liz Kettle. The Complete Visual Guide to Thread Techniques and Creativity.

Join creative artists Liz Kettle & Debbie Bates as they take you on a journey of thread, stitch and discovery in Threads, The Basics and Beyond.
  • Nuts & Bolts of Threads, Supplies & Tools
  • Thread in Quilting
  • Thread as Paint
  • Thread as Texture
  • Thread as Ornament
  • Thread as Structure
  • Thread as Embellishment
  • Tips Throughout Each Chapter
  • Designer's Gallery of Thread Projects
Record your stitch travels by creating your personal Passport - practice pages you make as you experiment and build skills with each new technique. You'll find inspiration on every page along with the step-by-step instructions for success.

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Part Number: 1039304 Price: $27.95





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