Adult Book Lists

Quilt Lit: Books About Quilting

[Printable book list]

Marie Bostwick / FIC BOSTWICK
Cobbled Quilt series
Between Heaven and Texas (prequel)
A Single Thread
A Thread of Truth
A Thread So Thin
Threading the Needle
Ties that Bind (also in audiobook)
Apart at the Seams

Wanda E. Brunstetter / FIC BRUNSTET
Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club series
The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club (also in large print)
The Tattered Quilt
The Healing Quilt (also in large print)

Holly Chamberlin / FIC CHAMBERL
The Beach Quilt

Jennifer Chiaverini / FIC CHIAVERI
Elm Creek Quilts series
The Quilter's Apprentice
Round Robin
The Cross-Country Quilters
The Quilter's Legacy
The Master Quilter
The Sugar Camp Quilt
The Christmas Quilt
Circle of Quilters
The Quilter's Homecoming
The New Year's Quilt
The Winding Ways Quilt
The Quilter's Kitchen: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel with Recipes
The Lost Quilter
A Quilter's Holiday
The Aloha Quilt
The Union Quilters
The Wedding Quilt
Sonoma Rose
The Giving Quilt

An Elm Creek Quilts Companion: New Fiction, Traditions, Quilts, and Favorite Moments from the Beloved series

746.46041 CHIAVERI (nonfiction)
More Elm Creek Quilts: 30+ Traditional Blocks; 11 Projects; Favorite Character Sketches

Sandra Dallas / FIC DALLAS
A Quilt for Christmas

Earlene Fowler / MYS FOWLER
Benni Harper series
Fool's Puzzle
Irish Chain
Kansas Troubles
Goose in the Pond
Dove in the Window
Mariner's Compass
Seven Sisters
Arkansas Traveler
Steps to the Altar
Sunshine and Shadow
Broken Dishes
Delectable Mountains
Tumbling Blocks
State Fair (also in large print)
Spider Web (also in large print)

Patience Griffin / FIC GRIFFIN
Kilts and Quilts series
To Scotland With Love
Meet Me in Scotland (coming soon)

Annette Mahon / MYS MAHON
St. Rose Quilting Bee Mystery series
A Phantom Death
Bits and Pieces
Bright Hopes

Clare O'Donohue / MYS ODONOHUE
Someday Quilts Mystery series
The Lover's Knot
A Drunkard's Path
The Double Cross
The Devil's Puzzle
The Double Wedding Ring

Whitney Otto / FIC OTTO
How to Make an American Quilt

Judith Pella / FIC PELLA
Bachelor's Puzzle

Lauraine Snelling / FIC SNELLING
The Healing Quilt (also in large print)

Susan Wiggs / FIC WIGGS
The Goodbye Quilt

Nonfiction

If these books inspire you to start quilting, you can also find nonfiction books on quilts and quilting at 746.46.

Some examples are:

746.46 COMPLETE
Complete Guide to Quilting

Martha DeLeonardis / 746.46 DELEONAR
T-Shirt Quilts Made Easy

Margie Engel / 746.46 ENGEL
Some Assembly Required: Mixed Technique Quilts

Maggi McCormick Gordon / 746.46 GORDON
Quilting Step by Step

Donna Kooler / 746.46 KOOLER
Quilting for the First Time

746.46 QUICK
Quick Quilts to Make in a Weekend

Christine Doyle / 746.46 SENSATIO
Sensational Small Quilts: 15 Projects from Wall Hangings to Throws

Linda Seward / 746.46 SEWARD
The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilt Techniques: Surface Design, Patchwork, Appliqué, Quilting, Embellishing, Finishing

Jinny Beyer / 746.46041 BEYER
A Quilter's Album of Patchwork Patterns: More Than 4050 Pieced Blocks for Quilters

746.46041 BIG
Big Book of Best-Loved Quilt Patterns

Sonja Hakala / 746.46041 HAKALA
Teach Yourself Visually Quilting