Best Quilts & Quilting Books
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1. Sampler Spree: 100+ Fresh & Fun Quilt Blocks
Author: by Susan Ache
Indulge your passion for color and fabric with a smorgasbord of blocks to use in a quilt that’s a visual feast. The fun begins with more than 100 beautiful quilt blocks that all finish at 6″ square, making them perfect for using scraps and for easy mixing and matching.
Whether you prefer traditional or modern, you’ll find so much to love in the varied assortment of block designs. Susan Ache (you may know her as @yardgrl60 on Instagram) shares 50 expert tips throughout, plus step-by-step instructions for making half-square triangles, flying geese, stitch-and-flip corners, and more.
Once your tantalizing blocks are stitched, arranging them in the stunning sampler quilt is sheer pleasure!
2. Just One Charm Pack Quilts: Bust Your Precut Stash with 18 Projects in 2 Colorways
Author: by Cheryl Brickey
The perfect charm pack project! Who can resist a perfectly coordinated and fun-filled fabric charm pack? Now make the most of your growing collection with projects designed with the charm pack lover in mind. Sew colorful and bright quilt projects, each using only one charm pack, one extra fabric, and a background fabric.
All 18 projects come in two colorway options with easy to follow instructions and illustrations. Finished creations have multiple uses! Projects are perfectly sized for a baby or child, but also make for unique house decor as table toppers, wallhangings, or the perfect gift for friends and loved ones.
Plus, you’ll never need another excuse to keep buying those irresistibly fun charm packs! Time to clear out your charm pack stash! 18 vibrant projects that only need one charm pack eachStep-by-step instructions are beginner-friendly Versatile quilts are great for a baby or child, but also make for fun table toppers, wallhangings, and more
3. Sell Your Crafts Online: The Handmaker's Guide to Selling from Etsy, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Shopify, Influencers and More
Author: by James Dillehay
Warm Snow Publishers
Are you bewildered about how to market your handmade products online? Discover step-by-step, how makers and artisans succeed selling on e-commerce sites working from home. Has your online sales presence failed to produce the income you’re seeking? As an artisan featured in The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Finance, and Entrepreneur Radio, marketing pro James Dillehay’s thirty years of experience has made him a master of turning small projects into six-figure enterprises.
Now he’s here to teach you how to position your arts and crafts head-and-shoulders over the crowd of competitors. Sell Your Crafts Online is a one-of-a-kind blueprint for finding success and generating profitable returns in the highly lucrative world of e-commerce.
Between helpful how-to’s and checklists, Dillehay’s proven strategies will speed your landing your passion projects in every buyer’s shopping cart. By following his user-friendly approach, your hard work will reach wider audiences ready to invest in your talent. In Sell Your Crafts Online, you’ll learn:Pro tips for selling on Etsy, Amazon Handmade, eBay, with ShopifyDiscover how to sell from Facebook shops, Instagram, and PinterestHow to post your product listing on multiple channels at the same timeMethods for using SEO to draw in shoppers looking for products like yoursHow to price your pieces online to earn top dollarWays to pitch to influencers so your products secure social media attention and much, much more!
4. Kaffe Fassett in the Studio: Behind the Scenes with a Master Colorist
Author: by Kaffe Fassett
Abrams (April 13, 2021)
World-renowned artist and textile designer Kaffe Fassett provides a window into his creative process, offering readers new patterns, new ideas, and new inspiration With successes like Bold Blooms and Dreaming in Color, the latest book from Kaffe Fassett brings together all the best elements of his work and life.
Kaffe Fassett in the Studio will offer an in-depth look at his work and where he finds inspiration, paying particular attention to his color work. He’ll also showcase some of his greatest designs in the areas of needlework, patchwork, and knitting, as well as provide three to four new patterns in each of these areas.
Lastly, Fassett will speak to his fabric design and painting processes. He remains an icon in the fashion and craft worlds. He partners with brands such as Coach and is regularly featured in the pages of Vogue. Fassett’s brilliant use of color sets his work apart from other artists, and any collection of his work is a must have among fans and beyond.
5. Pat Sloan's Holiday Celebrations: 17 Quilts and More for 6 Seasonal Occasions
Author: by Pat Sloan
Come join the fun as Pat Sloan takes you on a joyful journey through a year’s worth of celebrations. You’ll find easy patchwork and fusible-appliqu; projects for Valentine’s Day, Easter, the Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Stitch welcoming lap quilts and table toppers, plump and pretty pillows, trick-or-treat totes, cozy Christmas stockings, and more.
Keep your home decor looking fresh and cheery as the seasons change, and always have the perfect pattern on hand for a housewarming or holiday gift. With inspiring photos, easy-to-follow instructions, and 17 terrific designs at your fingertips, you’re on your way to a great year!
6. Tending the Garden: A Blooming Bouquet of Quilts from Blackbird Designs
Author: by Barb Adams
Bring the great outdoors in with the lovely bouquet of quilts and projects blooming in Barb and Alma’s latest book. The bestselling authors’ quilts look at home no matter where they are displayed. They made their featured quilt, with lush fabric flowers, in three colorways because it’s always a surprise to see what a change in color can do for a quilt.
The trendsetters also have included rug hooking and cross stitch projects.
7. Simple Whatnots II: A Second Helping of Satisfyingly Scrappy Quilts
Author: by Kim Diehl
Proving that the best things really do come in small packages, Kim Diehl shares 18 cute-as-can-be quilt designs in this delightful sequel to Simple Whatnots. Dig into your scrap bin, box, or basket, and get ready to have some quilting fun.
And be sure to read Kim’s expert advice sprinkled throughout as Extra Snippet tips to help your sewing time be even more enjoyable. Dozens of photos offer inspiration for displaying completed quilts on the wall, as table toppers, draped on a charming school desk or ladder-the options are plentiful!
Layer these little showstoppers with your favorite antiques and collections to bring a bit of sparkle to even the smallest nooks in your home.
8. Urban Quilting: Quilt Patterns for the Modern-Day Home
Author: by Wendy Chow
Perfect for beginners, this quilting book features simple illustrations and easy-to-follow steps that teach you how to make up to 30 beautiful quilts in a short amount of time! A comprehensive guide for both first-time quilters and those looking for a refresher course, Urban Quilting teaches you everything you need to know about this timeless craft.
Each pattern contains instructions for three different quilt sizes, with designs that feature bold colors and geometric shapes that will stand out and look stunning in your home. Urban Quilting includes: 10 quilt designs, each with patterns for 3 sizes, for making up to 30 quilts Beginner-friendly content, including everything you need to know to get started Detailed instructions with clear diagrams so you can learn quickly and easily Insightful information on the history of quilting and how today’s quilters are modernizing the craft
9. All-in-One Quilter’s Reference Tool: Updated
Author: by Harriet Hargrave
Howbig is a twin-size quilt? How many squares can you cut from the amount offabric you have? What’s the best way to sew a mitered border? The Quilter’s Reference Tool gives you fastanswers to these and dozens of other quilting questions.
Now this indispensableguide from top quilters Alex Anderson, Harriet Hargrave, Sharyn Craig, and LizAneloski has been updated to include more answers, more techniques, more quiltsettings, and more blocks than ever before. This is the must-have answer bookfor quilters all around the worldmore than 100,000 sold!
10. WALK 2.0: More Machine Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Author: by Jacquie Gering
Kick Quilt as Desired to the curb with this practical guide to machine quilting using your walking foot by bestselling author and international instructor Jacquie Gering In Jacquie Gering’s follow-up to her bestselling Walk, she offers new patterns to take your walking-foot quilting to the next level.
Based on survey responses from her students, she includes examples of the same quilt top quilted in different designs to help you select the quilting patterns that are just right for your latest finished project. Packed with more point-to-point designs, sashiko-inspired machine quilting, and innovative repeated concentric simple shapes, Walk 2.
0will appeal to any quilter who wants the control of a walking foot, but the look of beautiful custom quilting.
11. Quilt As-You-Go Made Modern: Fresh Techniques for Busy Quilters
Author: by Jera Brandvig
Do you believe rules were meant to be broken? If so, this improvisational quilt-as-you-go technique is for you. Instead of dealing with precise paper patterns and cutting measurements, you’ll learn how to piece fabric onto small, manageable batting blocks. Let your creative juices flow as you quilt directly on the blocks (not the entire quilt!, whether in large abstract zigzags or small structured stitches.
After the blocks have been joined, all you need to do is add backing fabric and binding, andvoilit’s finished!
12. First-Time Quiltmaking, Second Edition, Revised & Expanded: Learning to Quilt in Six Easy Lessons (Landauer) 7 Simple Projects and Easy-to-Follow, Clearly Illustrated Instructions for Beginners
Author: by Editors at Landauer Publishing
Perfect for the first-time quilter! Lesson One: Beginning Basics – Discover how easy it is to begin quilting with an illustrated guide to fabrics, tools, and techniques Lesson Two: Preparing the Fabric – Pre-wash, press, straighten and rotary cut the fabricnow you’re ready to sew Lesson Three: Sewing Accurate Seams – Pick up a few quick tricks and tips for sewing an exact quarter-inch seam for accurate seam allowances Lesson Four: Assembling the Quilt Top – Choose from three easy quilt patterns for step-by-step successand then use the techniques to take the three-in-one quilt challenge Lesson Five: Making the Quilt Sandwich – Make a quilt sandwich by layering the batting between the backing and your finished quilt top and secure it with yarn ties or simple machine quilting Lesson Six: Finishing the Quilt – Follow easy instructions to add the binding, a sleeve for hanging, a personalized labeland you’ve successfully finished your first quilt!
Can you make your first quilt simply by reading through the pages of this book?Yes, you can! Discover how easy it is to begin quilting with an illustrated guide to fabrics, tools, and techniques. Inside you’ll find step-by-step instructions with photos and diagrams for learning to quilt in six easy lessonsbased on actual introductory quilting classes!
13. Quilt As-You-Go Made Vintage: 51 Blocks, 9 Projects, 3 Joining Methods
Author: by Jera Brandvig
Skip the longarmer and finish quilts on your home machine! Best-selling author Jera Brandvig shares a romantic take on her easy quilting designs. Sew 9 quilt-as-you-go projects, including an elegant sampler with 51 interchangeable blocks. Choose one of three QAYG finishing methods (or stick with traditional quilting), including a new reversible-quilt method that renders a secondary patchwork design on your quilt back!
No matter how busy your schedule, these timeless blocks create endless possibilities.
14. Moda All-Stars – On a Roll Again!: 14 Creative Quilts from Jelly Roll Strips
Author: by Lissa Alexander
The Moda All-Stars are back-On a Roll Again! And they love making Jelly Roll quilts with all their friends. So the All-Stars stitched up a clever assortment of 14 quilts, many of which you have to see to believe that they really do begin with 2-1/2″ strips!
Pattern designers include Susan Ache, Lissa Alexander, Lisa Bongean, Vanessa Christenson, Janet Clare, Joanna Figueroa, Vanessa Goertzen, Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson, Lynne Hagmeier, Sandy Klop, Sherri McConnell, April Rosenthal, Anne Sutton, and Corey Yoder. You’ll also learn more about these Moda All-Stars as they share tips to help you get the ball rolling on new projects.
Plus, they’ll give you the scoop for must-haves to look for at your local quilt shop. Grab your favorite bundle of 2-1/2″ precut strips, turn on your sewing machine, and let’s roll!