If you are a member of the Pine Tree Quilters Guild and would like to borrow any of the books, slides, videos or patterns listed below, please contact: Debra, Library@mainequilts.org. Debra will be unavailable to loan books during February and March . PTQG pays postage (book rate) to send, lender pays return postage. Books may be kept for eight weeks. Out of print library books may not leave the state of Maine. The out of print books will be marked with an asterisk.

Books recently added are in bold print. Last updated 10/14/23.

Books by Title



Alexander, Karla — Stack a New Deck More Great Quilts in 4 Easy Steps
Alexander, Karla — New Cuts for New Quilts, More Ways To Stack The Deck
Anderson, Charlotte Warr — Faces & Places (Images in Applique)
Atkins, Jacqueline—Memories of Childhood


Barton, Elizabeth — Inspired to Design, Seven Steps to Successful Art Quilts
Beyer, Jinny — Color Confidence for Quilters
Bluhm, Irena — To Piece of Not to Piece
Bolton, Pokey — Your Ultimate Resource for Art Quilt Techniques & Inspiration. Pub by Interweave in 2011
Bonesteel, Georgia — Easy Does It Quilts
Bong, Gayle — Trouble Free Triangles
Bono, Pam — Quilt it for Kids
Botsford, Shirley — Daddy’s Ties: Quilts Keepsakes & Projects to Make from Ties
Boutte, Karen D. — Delightful Diva Designs: Wonderful Whimsical Wearables
Bowles, Debbie — Dancing Quilts: from straight pieces
Bracket, Kim — Scrap-Basket Bounty: 16 Single Block Quilts that Make Your Scraps Shine
Brackman, Barbara — Civil War Sampler
Brandt, Janet Canja — Folk Art Animals
Brandt, Janet Canja — Wow! Wool on Wool Folk Art Quilts
Browning, Bonnie K. — Borders and Finishing Touches 2
Brumbeau / de Marcken — The Quiltmakers’s Gift
Buda, Pam — Heartspun Quilts, Hints, Tips and Secrets
Buffington, Adrienne — Hand-Dyed Fabric Made Easy
Burns, Eleanor — It’s “El”emental: quilting tips & techniques
Burns, Eleanor — Quilt in a Day: Jewel Box Quilt
Burns, Eleanor — Quilts through the Seasons: a quilt for each month


Caffrey, Debbie — Becoming a Confident Quilter, Delectably Simple Mountains
Caffrey, Debbie — Open a Can of Worms
Caffrey, Debbie — Scraps to You, too
Cameron-Dick — Invisible Machine Applique
Carlson, Susanne — Serendipity Quilts-Cutting Loose Fabric Collage
Carter, Christal — A Child’s Garden of Quilts
Causee, Linda — The Encyclopedia of Crazy Quilt Stitches and Motifs
Causee, Linda — 101 Log Cabin Blocks
Causee, Linda — Symbols of Faith- 44 Quilt Blocks
Combs, Karen — Optical Illusions for Quilters
Craig, Sharyn — Setting Solutions


Dales, Judy B. — Curves in Motion: Quilt Designs & Techniques
Davis, Jodie — Paper-pieced Curves: 8 quilted projects
Davila, Jane & Elin Waterson — Art Quilt Workbook
Depre, Mickey — Pieced Hexies
Derksen & Harder — All Through the Woods Quilters Projects from the North Country
Derksen & Harder — Down in the Valley: Paper Pieced Houses and Buildings
Dietrich, Mimi — Baltimore Bouquets
Dietrich, Mimi — The Easy Art of Applique
Dissmore, Susan Teegarden — Clever Quilts Encore
Dissmore, Susan Teegarden — Clever Quarters, Too: More Quilts from Fat Quarters
Doak, Carol — Easy Mix & Match – Machine Paper Piecing
Doak, Carol — Easy Paper-Pieced Keepsake Quilts
Doak, Carol — Easy Paper-Pieced Miniatures
Doak, Carol — Easy Reversible Vests
Dubrawsky, Malka — Fresh Quilting -Fearless Color, Design & Inspiration


Eckmeier, Karen — Accidental Landscapes: Surprisingly Simple Quilted Scenes
Eckmeier, Karen — Happy Villages: step into a fabric collage adventure|
Eckmeier, Karen — Layered Waves: a fresh new way to quilt
Eckmeier, Karen — Wiggles & Waves; Free –Form Curves by Karen Eckmeier.
Edie, Marge — Bargello Quilts
Einmo, Kimberly — Modern Quilts and More
Elwin, Janet B. — Ties-Ties-Ties
England, Cynthia — Picture Piecing; Creative dramatic pictorial quilts
England, Kaye—Voices of the Past: a History of Women’s Lives in Patchwork Vol. ll
Eppler, Roxi — Smoothstitch Quilts – Easy Machine Applique


Fassett, Kaffe, Roberta Horton, Mary Mashuta, and Liza Prior Lucy — Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in the Sun: 20 Designs from Rowan for Patchwork and Quilting
Fassett, Kaffee — Kaffe Fassett’s Quilt Road: 20 Designs from Rowan for Patchwork and Quilting
Field, Debbie (for Granola Girl Design) — Table Toppers: Celebrating the Great Outdoors
Fons, Marianne — Fine Feathers: a quilter’s guide to customizing raditional feather quilting designs
Forster, Carolyn — Hexagon Happenings: Complete Step-by Step Photo Guide to Hexagon Techniques with 15 Quilts & Projects
Friend, Amy — Improv Paper Piecing
Fritz, Laura Lee — 250 Continuous-Line Quilting Designs
Fritz, Laura Lee — Mindful Meandering: 132 Continuous Line Quilting Designs


Garber, Gail.  Flying Colors: Design Quilts with Freeform Shapes & Flying Geese.  Pub by C&T in 2010.
Goldsmith & Jenkins — Stars in the Garden
Goldstein, Joanne — Fabric Collage Quilts: Using Creative Applique and Embellishments
Grafton, Cathy — Nature Design & Silk Ribbons
Greenberg, Lesly-Claire — Sewing on the Line, fast and easy foundation piecing


Hall, Jane and Haywood, Dixie. Fresh Pineapple Possibilities: 11 Quilt Blocks, Exciting Variations – Classic, Flying Geese, Off-Center & More. Pub by C&T in 2013. Foundation piecing.
Hallock, Lois L. — Creating Your Perfet Quilting Space
Halvorsen, Nancy — Happy Holidays to You
Hammerstein, Willne — Millefiore Quilts Vol 1
Hammerstein, Willne — Millefiore Quilts Vol 2
Hammerstein, Willne — Millefiore Quilts Vol 3
Hammerstein, Willne — Millefiore Quilts Vol 4
Hartman, Elizabeth — Modern Patchwork
Hawley, M’Liss Rae — Fat Quarter Quilts
Hatton, Maria — Simply Dynamic Sampler Quilts
Hawley, M’Liss Rae — Mariners Medallion Quilts
Hawley, M’Liss Rae — More Fat Quarter Quilts
Henning, Brenda — Mariners Compass, Reach for the Stars
Henning, Brenda — Strip Therapy 3: Bali Pop Obsession
Herlan, Tess — Patterns for Paper Piecing and piecing methods
Hickey, Mary — Little by Little
Hill, Wendy — On the Surface
Hird, Laurie Aaron — The Farmer’s Wife Sampler Quilt with CD
Hire, Dianne S. — App2Applique! Pub by AQS in 2016.  Applique CD included
Hooworth, Judy — Spectacular Scraps
Hopkins & Martin — Rotary Roundup
Hopkins, Judy — Design Your Own Quilts
Huber, Linda & Collins, Bonnie — Chicken Buffet, 12 Blocks and Recipes
Hunter, Bonnie K. — Adventure with Leaders & Enders: Make more quilts in less time!
Hunter, Bonnie K. — More Adventures with Leaders and Enders.
Hunter, Bonnie K. — Scraps & Shirttails; Continuing the Art of Quilting Green.
Hunter, Bonnie K. — String Fling; Scrappy, Happy and Loving it!.



Jensen, Lynette — The Thimbleberries Book of Quilts
Jensen, Lynette — A Thimbleberries Housewarming: 22 Projects for Quilters
Jorgenson, Sharlene — 3-D Fun with Pandora’s Box


Kerr, Mary — A Quilted Memory – Ideas for Reusing Vintage Textiles
Kimball, Jeana — Red & Green – An Applique Tradition
Kime, Janet — The Border Workbook
Kime, Janet — The Cat’s Meow
Kinard, Lyric — Art & Quilt – Design Principals and Creativity Exercises
Krantz, Mary Ellen — Blending Photos with Fabrics
Krentz, Jan — Hunter Star Quilts & Beyond: Techniques & Projects with Infinite Possibilities


Labanaris, Faye — American’s Quilted Garden Blocks
Labanaris, Faye — Applique Rose Garden
Labanaris, Faye — Garden View Applique
Labanaris, Faye — Ribbon Treasure
LaBarr, Laueen A. — Maine Quilts: 250 Years of Comfort and Community
Laquidara, Judy — 60 Pieced Quilted Borders
Landauer Books — Quilts for Men: from Crib to Dorm to Den
Leisure Arts — Rock-A-Bye Quilts
Leman & Martin — Log Cabin Quilts
Lintott, Pam & Nicky — Jelly Roll Quilts: the perfect guide to making the most of the latest strip rolls
Lintott, Pam & Nicky — Layer Cake, Jelly Roll and Charm Quilts
Lintott, Pam and Nicky. New Ways with Jelly Rolls: 12 Reversible Modern Jelly Roll Quilts. By D & C Publishing in 2014.


MacDonald, Nancy Elliott — Winding Ways Quilts: A Practically Pinless Approach
Magaret, Pat Maixner — Watercolor Impressions
Magaret & Slusser — Watercolor Quilts
MAQ — Museum of American Quilters Society Founders Collection
Marek, Katja — The New Hexagon: 52 Blocks to English Paper Piece.
Martingale — Modern Baby Quilts
Martin, Judy — Cookies n’ Quilts: Recipes and Patterns for America’s Ultimate Comforts
Martin, Judy & Marsha McCloskey — Pieced Borders – The Complete Resource
Martin, Nancy J. — Two Color Quilts
Martin, Terry — Snowflake Follies: quilts to make in a winter weekend
Martingale & Quiltmakers Magazine — 501 Quilting Motifs – Designs for Hand or Machine Quilting
May, Rachel — Quilting with a Modern Slant
McCloskey, Marsha — Block Party
McCloskey, Marsha — Quick Classic Quilts
McDowell, Ruth — Art and Inspiration
McNeill, Suzanne — Batiks inspired by Bali: 15 great quilts “Bali Pop” 2 1/2″ strips
Merrill, RaNae — Simply Amazing Spiral Quilts with Free CD-Rom and Templates
Michell, Stacy and Toshiko Hashimoto — Beyond Hawaiian Florals
Mitchell, Marti — Quilting for People who STILL Don’t Have Time to Quilt
Moffett-Hall, Deborah J. — Traditional Blocks Meet Applique
Montno, Judith — The Crazy Quilt Handbook
Mumm, Debbie — Seasonal Samplers: Book 2, Autumn and Winter


n/a — The Quilts of Gee’s Bend
Naylor, Phillipa — Appliqué Mystery
Nickels, Sue. Fabulous Feathers & Fillers: Design & Machine Quilting Techniques. Pub by American Quilting Society in 2013.
Nickels, Susan — Stitched Raw Edge Appliqué
Nownes, Laura — Basket Quilts


Oxmoor House — Encyclopedia of Classic Quilt Patterns
Oxmoor House — Great American Quilts – 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
Oxmoor House — Scrap Quilts – Fast and Fun


Palmer, Carolann — Quilts for Kids
Pasquini-Masopust, Katie — Design Explorations for the Creative Quilter
Pasquini-Masopust, Katie & Barker, Brett — Isometric Perspective
Pease, Bethany — Modern Quilting Designs
Peters, Paulette — Borders by Design
Pignatelli, Vikki — Quilting Curves
Pippen, Kitty — Quilting with Japanese Fabrics.
Podolsky, Nancy — Bargello Hearts
Poole, Linda M. — Quilted Fairy Tales
Prince, Nancy — Thread Painting with Style


Quilts of Valor: A 50 State Salute. Various contributing authors. Quilts of Valor Foundation; forward by Marianne Fons. 2018.


Raikin, Leora — Safari through African Folklore Embroidery
Rayment, Jennie — Creative Tucks and Textures for Quilts & Embroidery
Rayment, Jennie — Tucked Up in Bed
Rayment, Jennie — Tucks & Textures
Reich, Sue — Quilting Frolics & Bees. 100 Years of Signature Quilts
Reikes, Ursula — More Quilts for Baby – Easy as ABC
Reikes, Ursula — Quilts for Baby: Easy as A, B, C
Remme, Camille — Braid and Chevron
Remme, Camille — Celtic Geometric Quilts
Reynolds, Bethany S. — Magic Stack-n-Whack Quilts
Reynolds, Bethany S. — Stack-n-Whackier Quilts
Reynolds, Bethany S. — Stars a la Carte
Riane, Elise — Quilting by Hand
Richards, Rhonda — Memory Quilts in the Making
Ringle, Weeks — Quiltmaker’s Color Workshop
Ringle, Weeks & Kerr, Bill — Quilts made Modern
Ringle, Weeks — Transparency Quilts – 10 Modern Projects, Keys for Success in Fabric Selection from the Modern Quilt Studio
Roberts, Barbara — Quilts for Girls and Boys: 10 projects
Rolfe, Margaret — Go Wild With Quilts – Again!
Rolfe, Margaret — A Quilters Ark
Rose, Scarlett — Celtic Style Floral Applique
Rosenthal, Maxine — One Block Wonders
Ruggles, Nadine — Inchie Quilts
Rymer, Cyndy — Quilts for Guys


Sassaman, Jane — The Quilted Garden
Scherer, Deidre — Deidre Scherer: Work in Fabric & Thread
Schmidt, Denyse — Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration
Schneider & Eikmeier — Traditional Quilts with Painless Borders
Schneider, Sally — Painless Borders
Schneider, Sally — Scrap Mania – more quick pieced scrap quilts
Schneider, Sally — Triangle Tricks: one easy unit, dozen of gorgeous quilts
Schrempf, Susan — Simple Silk Ribbon Embroidery by Machine
Schwartz, Liz — Paper Piecing the Seasons
Schwartz & Seifert — Celestial Wonders (foundation pieced stellar designs)
Schwartz & Seifert — Foundation Pieced Stained Glass Quilts
Shackelford, Anita & Perdue, Jennifer — Teens & Tweens
Shifrin, Laurie J. — Batiks and Beyond
Shifrin, Laurie J. — Batik Beauties n
Sienkiewicz, Ellie — Baltimore Album Revival
Sienkiewicz, Ellie — Baltimore Beauties and Beyond – Volume 1
Sienkiewicz, Ellie — Baltimore Beauties and Beyond – Volume 2
Sienkiewicz, Ellie — Papercuts and Plenty
Sienkiewicz, Ellie — Romancing Ribbons into Flowers
Silver, Ellen Highsmith — Floor Quilts, Fabric Decoupaged Floor Cloths
Simmons, Judy — Creative Marbling on Fabric: A Guide to Making One-of a Kind Fabrics
Simms, Ami — Creating Scrapbook Quilts
Sisneros, Judy — 9 Patch Pizzazz
Sisneros, Judy — Simply Landscapes
Sitar, Edyta — Handfuls of Scraps: Pieced into Amazing Quilts.
Sloan, Pat — Learn to Machine Quilt
Smith, Louisa L. — A New Twist on Strips n’ Curves
Smith, Louisa L. — Strips and Curves – Strip Piecing
Smith, Sarah Ann — Thread Work Unraveled
Snyder, Sheila Sinclair — Pieced to Fit: Instant Quilt Borders from Easy Blocks
Solomon, Anita Grossman. Rotary Cutting Revolution: New One-Step Cutting. 8 Quilt Blocks. The Make It Simpler Way. By C&T Publishing in 2010.
Speckman, Doreen — Travels with Peaky and Spike: Doreen Speckmann’s Quilting Adventures
Speth, Pat — More Nickel Quilts: 20 designs from 5 inch blocks
Speth, Pat & Thode — Nickel Quilts: Great Designs from 5″ Scraps
Spingola, Deanna — Strip-Pieced Watercolor Magic
Squire, Helen — 75 Quilting Patterns
Stauffer, Jeanne — 5-10-15 Fat-Quarter Quilts
Stauffer, Jeanne & Hatch, Sandra — Patchwork Comforters, Throws & Quilts
Stauffer, Jeanne & Hatch, Sandra — Patchwork Table Runners
Stein, Susan — Fabric Art Workshop
Ston, Mary — The Stori Book of Embellishing
Stokes, Shelly — Paintstiks on Fabric
Stori, Mary — The Stori Book of Embellishing: Great Ideas for Quilts
Stori Mary — The Stori Book of Beaded Embellishment
Stutz, Shirley — Easy & Elegant Lone Star Quilts
Sudo, Komiko — Circles of the East
Sudo, Komiko — East Quilts West II
Sudo, Komiko — Fabled Flowers
Suit, Mary Sue — All the Blocks Are Geese
Summers, Beth — American Quilt Blocks: 50 patterns for 50 states
Swain, Gabrielle — Applique in Bloom
Swanland, Shelley — Machine Stitched Cathedral Windows: update an old favorite


Taylor, Emily — Take Flight: fun with textile collage
Tendall & Tesene — Life in the Country with Country Threads
Terry, Sally — Hooked on Feathers: Clever, No Backtracking Technique. One DVD and one pattern
Terry, Sally — Pathways From Quiltop to Quilted
Teuffel, Linda Chang — Fabric Origami
Thelen, Carol A. — Professional Machine Quilting
Thomas, Donna Lynn — Scrappy Duos: Color Recipes for Quilt Block
Thomas, Donna Lynn — Shortcuts: a Concise Guide to Rotary Cutting
Thompson, Martha Magical Hexagons: Simple Steps to Dynamic Quilts
Torrence, Lorraine — Shifting Perspectives: Trim Your Way to One-of-a-Kind Quilts
Townswich, Jane — Applique Takes wing – Exquisite  Designs for Birds, Butterflies and more
Turner, Judy — Awash with Colour



Wagner, Carol — Adapting Architectural Details for Quilts
Walner, Hari — Trapunto by Machine
Walter & Priestley — The Basic Guide to Dyeing and Painting Fabric
Walters, Angela — Free Motion Quilting
Warren, Judi — Fabric Postcards
Wasilowski—Fuse and Tell Journal Quilts
Wells, Jean & Valori — Everything Flowers – Quilts from the Garden
Wells, Jean & Valori — Garden Inspired Quilts
Wells, Valori — Stitch’n Flip Quilts: 14 Fantastic Projects
Wells, Valori — Radiant New York Beauties
Wilder, Donna — Fabric Garden: a bouquet of patchwork and appliqué
Williams, Beth Ann — Colorwash Bargello Quilts
Williamson, Darra Duffy — Sensational Scrap Quilts
Wolfrom, Joen — Landscapes & Illusions
Wolfrom, Joen — The Visual Dance
Wood, Sheri Lynn — The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters
Woods, Susanne — Modern Blocks – 99 Quilt Blocks from Your Favorite Designers


Yenter, Sharon Evans — Playtime to Bedtime Quilts
Young, Blanche — Tradition with a Twist


Ziebarth, Charlotte — Artistic Photo Quilts