Made in America

In this category, the number of books owned by the WAQG is small but the books themselves are impressive. Here you will learn about the history of quilting in the United States and see museum quality quilts, both historical and modern. Many of these books are gallery style, with color photographs and descriptions but no… Read More Made in America



Getting new fabric–whether through purchasing, inheritance, or the monthly “Shark Pit”–is everyone’s favorite!  The WAQG has these books on its shelves to help you deal with cotton, flannel, denim, wool and chintz.  There are also books with ideas on using recycled fabrics–t-shirts, old quilt tops, feed sacks, and more, and books to help quilters learn… Read More Fabric

Manipulating Fabric–Dyeing, Painting, Embellishment

The books listed here teach quilters how to create unique patterns on fabric by dyeing, painting, and the addition of decorative threads and other embellishments.  Updated May 12, 2021. Dains, Judi. Bold and Beautiful: Artful Quilts from Just One Fabric. That Patchwork Place, 2009. 95 pages. Book #1676. (The author guides readers into “seeing beyond”… Read More Manipulating Fabric–Dyeing, Painting, Embellishment

Beyond Quilts

This category includes bags of all varieties, fabric bowls, quilted clothing, and many small projects suitable for gift giving. Updated May 12, 2021. Anderson, Jody. Easy Sew Jelly Roll Bags. AQS, 2013. 83 pages. Book #3186. (Templates and instructions for 8 bags, of various sizes and purposes.) [Beyond Quilts, Precuts, Jelly Roll] Archer, Pam. Fast… Read More Beyond Quilts