Quilt Resources and Bibliography

Baker, Martha. "Trapunto: A Gift of Light and Shadow." Piecework, Jan/Feb, 1995. p. 60-65.

Benberry, Cuesta R. and Carol P. Crabb. A Patchwork of Pieces: An Anthology of Early Quilt Stories, 1845-1940. American Quilter's Society, Paducah, KY, 1993.

Brackman, Barbara. Clues in the Calico: A Guide to Identifying and Dating Antique Quilts. EPM Publications, 1989. a definitive source on the subject.

Brackman, Barbara. Quilts from the Civil War: Nine Projects, Historic Notes, Diary Entries. American Quilter's Society. Quilt projects are modern reproductions of Civil War era historical quilts

Burke, Doreen Bulger, et al. In Pursuit of Beauty: Americans and the Aesthetic Movement. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, 1987. p. 105. Large, beautiful volume on turn-of-the-century style in furniture, textiles, etc., that mentions possible origins and growth of crazy quilt fad.

Decker, Andrew. "White Stuffed Work." Traditional Home Holiday, 1994. p. 96-99.

Eikmeier, Barbara J. Kids Can Quilt. American Quilter's Society, Paducah, KY, 1997. includes directions for 13 blocks and how-to lessons

Elbert, E. Duane and Rachel K. Elbert. History from the Heart: A Two-century Heritage of Illinois Quilts and Quiltmaking. Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, 1993.

Faubion, Trish, "Log Cabin Quilts: Versatile and Appealing." Piecework, Nov/Dec, 1998. p.36 -44.

Ickis, Marguerite. The Standard Book of Quilt Making and Collecting. Dover Publications, Inc.; New York, 1949.

Indiana Quilt Registry Project. Quilts of Indiana. Indiana University Press, 1991. Part of the National Quilt Registry project.

Laury, Jean Ray. No Dragons on My Quilt. American Quilter's Society, Paducah, KY, 1990.
Benjamin won't go to sleep for fear of dragons, so his grandmother makes him a special quilt. Full-size appliqué patterns included.

Major, Connie. Contemporary Patchwork Quilts: A Stitch in Our Time. Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.; New York, 1982.

McMorris, Penny. Crazy Quilts. E.P. Dutton, Inc, 1986. The author is a highly respected quilt historian.

Montano, Judith Baker. The Crazy Quilt Handbook. American Quilter's Society, KY, 1991. Includes definition, design theory and history of the Crazy Quilt.

Orlofsky, Patsy and Myron Orlofsky. Quilts in America. McGraw-Hill: New York, 1974. Pforr, Effie Chalmers. Award Winning Quilts. Oxmoor House, Inc., Southern Living Books, Birmingham, AL, 1974.

Stafford, Carleton L. and Robert Bishop. America's Quilts and Coverlets. E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc., New York, 1972.

Trestain, Eileen Jahnke. Dating Fabrics: A Color Guide 1800-1960. American Quilter's Society, KY, 1998. Includes 1,000 fabric swatches and information to help you date your old quilt.

Yorinks, Arthur. The Alphabet Atlas. Winslow Press, 1999. Each letter is a different country; each illustration is created with a quilting technique.

Print Resources for Children

Atkins, Jeannine, Tad Hills (Illustrator). A Name on the Quilt: A Story of Remembrance. Atheneum, NY, 1999.

Avery, Kristin, David McPhail (Illustrator). The Crazy Quilt. Good Books, Intercourse, PA, 1994. There is also a Spanish version, La Colcha de Retazos.

Bateson-Hill, Margaret, Christine Fowler (Illustrator). Shota and the Star Quilt. Larousse Kingfisher Chambers, Englewood, CO, 1998.

Benner, Cheryl A. An Amish Quilt Coloring Book. Good Books, Intercourse, PA, 1994.

Bial, Raymond. With Needle and Thread : A Book About Quilts. Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1996.

Brumbeau, Jeffrey. Quiltmaker's Gift. Pfeifer-Hamilton, 1999. A quiltmaker who makes quilts for the poor persuades the king to give his possessions away in return for one of her quilts. Includes a poster.

Cherry, Winky, Jeannette Schilling (Illustrator). My First Quilt Book : Machine Sewing Palmer Pletsch, Portland, OR, 1997.

Coerr, Eleanor B., Bruce Degen. The Josefina Story Quilt (I Can Read Book Series), Vol. 3. Paperback. Demco Media, 1989.

Dock, Julie B., et al. Quilting Now & Then. Now & Then Publications, Madison, WI, 1994.

Ernst, Lisa Campbell. Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt. Mulberry Books, West Yorkshire, UK, 1992.

Flournoy, Valerie, Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator). The Patchwork Quilt. E. P. Dutton: New York, 1985.

Good, Merle, P. Buckley Moss. Reuben and the Quilt. Good Books, Intercourse, PA, 1999.

Guback, Georgia. Luka's Quilt. Greenwillow, New York, 1994.

Hopkinson, Deborah, James Ransome (Illustrator) Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt. Random House, New York, 1995.

Howard, Ellen, Ronald Himler (Illustrator). The Log Cabin Quilt. Holiday House, Inc., New York, 1996.

Johnston, Tony, Tomie de Paola (Illustrator). The Quilt Story. Putnam Publishing Group (Juvenile), New York, 1985. A grandmother's quilt from the old country travels west with immigrant pioneers as a treasure and a memory object.

Jonas, Ann. The Quilt. Puffin, New York, 1994. Beginner reader. A girl dreams her new quilt turns into fantasy landscapes in an adventure.

Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie, Leslie Bowman (Illustrator). The Canada Geese Quilt. Yearling Books, New York, 1992.

Kurtz, Shirley S., Cheryl Benner (Illustrator). The Boy and the Quilt. Good Books, Intercourse, PA, 1991.

Laury, Jean Ray. No Dragons on My Quilt. Collector Books, Paducah, KY, 1994.

Liebig, Nelda Johnson, Elizabeth Merryfield (Illustrator). Carrie and the Crazy Quilt. Midwest Traditions, 1996.

Love, D. Anne, Ronald Himler (Illustrator). Bess's Log Cabin Quilt. Yearling Books, New York, 1996.

Martin, Jacqueline Briggs, Stella Qrmai (Illustrator and Photographer). Bizzy Bones and the Lost Quilt. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1989.

Paul, Ann Whitford, Jeanette Winter (Illustrator). Eight Hands Round: A Patchwork Alphabet. Harper Trophy, New York, 1996.

Polacco, Patricia. The Keeping Quilt. Silver Burdett Ginn, Morristown, NJ, 1993.

Ransome, Candace. The Promise Quilt. Walker & Company, 1999. A Civil War story of a quilt made with a fallen father's red shirt.

Ross, Kent, Roseanne Kaloustian (Illustrator), With Alice Ross. Cemetery Quilt. Houghton Mifflin (Juvenile), New York, 1995. Rumford, James. When Silver Needles Swam: The Story of Tutu's Quilt. Manoa Press, Honolu, HI, 1998.

Smucker, Barbara Claasen, Janet Wilson (Illustrator). Selina and the Bear Paw Quilt. Dragonflyer Press, Upland, CA, 1999.

Tenorio-Coscarelli, Jane. The Tortilla Quilt. 1/4 Inch Publishing, 1996.

Terris, Susan. Nell's Quilt. Sunburst, 1996.

Tiffault, Benette W., Mary McConnell (Illustrator). A Quilt for Elizabeth. Centering Corporation, Omaha, NB, 19962.

Waterstone, Rachel. Who's under Grandma's Quilt? First Story Press, Corinth, MS, 1997.

Webster, Marnie, Rachel Waterstone. The Much Too Loved Quilt. First Story Press, Corinth, MS, 1997.

Willard, Nancy, Tomie de Paola (Illustrator). The Mountains of Quilt. Voyager Picture Book, 1996.