Miniature Quilts

Books in the WAQG library with information about miniature quilts. Updated September 29, 2022.

Alexander, Lissa.  Moda All-Stars Mini Marvels.  That Patchwork Place, 2016.  80 pages.  Book #3214.  (Directions for 15 miniature quilts ranging from quick to moderate difficulty.  This book contains suggestions for a gallery of mini quilts and tips on useful embroidery stitches.)  [Miniature Quilts, Embroidery]

Bolton, Patricia, Ed.  1000 Artist Trading Cards:  Innovative and Inspired Mixed-Media ATCs.  Quarry Books, 2007.  320 pages.  Book #1613.  (A gallery of miniature art quilts by numerous artists.)  [Art Quilts, Gallery, Miniature Quilts]

Cier, Emily.  Preshrunk Quilts.  Carolina Patchworks, 2016.  66 pages.  Book #3227.  (This book has 16 pages of general quilting tips followed by 20 easy to intermediate level mini quilt projects).  [Miniature quilts]

Fielke, Sarah.  Quilting from Little Things.  Krause, 2011.  213 pages.    2 copies.   Books #3035 and 3039.  (The author encourages readers to try new techniques and expand their quilt making skills.  Ten techniques are explored, first with 12” blocks, then with full sized quilts.  General quilting instructions and a glossary of quilting terms are included.)  [Miniature Quilts, Design, Beginner]

Flanagan, Scott A.  Charming Jelly Roll Quilts.  Annie’s:  2021.  48 pages.  Book #3231.  (This book gives instructions for 8 quilts made from 2.5” strips.  As a bonus, instructions for 8 mini-quilts using 5” squares are included.)  [Precuts, jelly roll, miniature quilts, quick and easy, beginner]

Frydl, Kumiko.  Miniature Quilts.  Search Press, 2019.  80 pages + patterns.  Book #3213.  (This book contains directions and patterns for 15 miniature quilts, using paper piecing.  While quilts requiring various levels of expertise are represented, the emphasis is on advanced patterns.)  [Miniature Quilts, Paper Piecing]

Johnson-Srebro, Nancy.  Miniature to Masterpiece:  Perfect Piecing Secrets from a Prizewinning Quiltmaker.  RCW, 1990.  80 pages.  Book #0314.  (This book contains an extensive section on tips for making miniature quilts and patterns and instructions for 11 tiny quilts, ranging in difficulty from beginner to expert.)  [Piecing, Miniature Quilts]

McCormick, Carolyn Cullinan.  Carolyn’s Paper-Pieced Garden:  Beloved Historic Patterns for Miniature and Full-sized Quilts.  Kansas City Star, 2003.  144 pages.  Book #1561.  (Directions for making 20 abstract flower motifs.)  [Flowers, Paper Piecing, Seasonal, Christmas]

Sabel, Bonnie, and Louis-Philippe O’Donnell.  Positively Postcards:  Quilted Keepsakes to Save or Send.  That Patchwork Place, 2007.  96 pages.  Book #1871. (The author suggests that decorative “postcards”—miniature quilts measuring 4”x6” are a perfect way to take a break from making a large quilt and use up interesting bits of fabric and thread.)  [Art Quilts, Miniature Quilts]

Turner, Jayne.  Little Traditional Quilts.  Chitra, 2000.  32 pages.  Book #3126.   (Patterns and instructions for 18 miniature quilts.)

Vosters, Wendy.  Paper-Pieced Mini Quilts.  That Patchwork Place, 2007.  80 pages.  Book #1746. (Instructions for 17 miniature quilts.)  [Paper Piecing, Miniature Quilts, Christmas]


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