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: Jan, Library@mainequilts.org. Jan will be unavailable to loan books during December, January and half of February. PTQG pays postage (book rate) to send, lender pays return postage. Books may be kept for three 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 By Author/Publisher | Books By Title


Cat’s Meow – Janet Kime
Folk Art Animals – Janet Carija Brandt
Patchwork Animal Quilts – Marcia Dalbey Shurtleff


2 Fabric Applique Quits: Fast, Fun, Easy, Bold. By Nancy Lee Chong. One DVD and two pages of applique patterns
American’s Quilted Garden Blocks – Faye Labanaris
App2Applique! By Dianne S. Hire. Pub by AQS in 2016.  Applique CD included
Applique in Bloom – Gabrielle Swain
Applique Rose Garden – Faye Labanaris
Baltimore Beauties and Beyond – Volume 1 – Elly Sienkiewicz
Baltimore Bouquets – Mimi Dietrich
Beyond Hawaiian Florals – Stacy Mitchell & Toshiko Hashimoto
Beyond the Horizon – Valerie Hearder (small landscape applique)
Celtic Style Floral Applique – Scarlett Rose
Easy Art of Applique – Mimi Dietrich & Roxi Eppler
Fabric Collage Quilts: Using Creative Applique and Embellishments – Joanne Goldstein
Faces & Places (Images in Applique) – Charlotte Warr Andersen
Hawaiian Quilting with Nancy Lee Chong. One DVD and one pattern
Jacobean Applique – Book II – Romantica – Patricia B. Campbell & Mimi Ayars, Ph. D.
Mastering Machine Applique – Mock Hand Applique & Other Techniques/The Satin Stitch – Harriet Hargreave
Nature Design & Silk Ribbons- Cathy Grafton
Papercuts and Plenty – Elly Sienkiewicz
Pink Ribbon Quilts: A Book Because of Breast Cancer – Mimi Dietrich
Quilts for Wilderness Kids of All Ages by Debbie Field
Smoothstitch Quilts – Easy Machine Applique – Roxi Eppler
Theorem Applique: Book II – Summer Splendor – Patricia B. Campbell & Mimi Ayars
Three-Dimensional Applique and Embroidery Embellishment – Anita Shackelford
Traditional Blocks Meet Applique – Deborah J. Moffett-Hall
Small Wonders: Tiny Treasures in Patchwork and Applique – Elizabeth Hamby Carlson

 Art Quilts

Fast Fusible Quilting; cross stitch quilts made easy – Terry Martin
Quilting Arts: Your Ultimate Resource for Art Quilt Techniques & Inspiration.  By Pokey Bolton.  Pub by Interweave in 2011

 Block Patterns

101 Log Cabin Blocks – Linda Causee
101 Quilt Blocks for Hand Piecing or Machine piecing if You’re Friends With Your Machine – Linda Causee
n/a — 202 Little Log Cabin Blocks
5,500 Quilt Block Designs – Maggie Malone
All the Blocks Are Geese – Mary Sue Suit
American Quilt Blocks: 50 Patterns for 50 States – Beth Summers
Around the Block With Judy Hopkins – 200 Rotary Cut Blocks in 6 Sizes – Judy Hopkins
Bargello Quilts – Marge Edie
Basket Quilts – Laure Nownes
Block by Block – Beth Donaldson
Block Party – Marsha McCloskey
Blockbender Quilts – Margaret J. Miller
Braid and Chevron – Camille Remme
Corners in the Cabin – Paulette Peters
*Disappearing Nine Patch – Nancy Brenant Daniels
Friendship Blocks -New Settings for Sentimental Favorites – Marge Edie
Hearts are Forever – Four Corners
Log Cabin Quilts – Bonnie Leyman and Judy Martin
Log Cabin with a Twist – Barbara Kaempfer
Magic Base Blocks – Patty Barney & Cooky Schock
Quilts from the Quiltmaker’s Gift -Line & Tubesing
State Capitols Quilt Blocks – Dover
The Farmer’s Wife: Sampler Quilt – Laurie Aaron Hird
Winding Ways Quilts: a practically pinless approach – Nancy Elliott MacDonald


Border Workbook – Janet Kime
Borders by Design – Paulette Peters
Clever Quilts Encore – Susan Teegarden Dissmore
Painless Borders – Sally Schneider
Pieced to Fit: Instant Quilt Borders from Easy Blocks – Sheila Sinclair Snyder
Traditional Quilts with Painless Borders – Sally Schneider and Barbara J. Eikmeier

Celtic Designs

Celtic Geometric Quilts – Camille Remme


Child’s Garden of Quilts – Christal Carter
More Quilts for Baby – Easy as ABC – Ursula Reikes
Playtime to Bedtime Quilts: 15 Cuddly Quilts for Baby & Friends – Sharon Evans Yenter
Pioneer Doll and Her Quilts – Mary Hickey
Pioneer Storybook Quilts – Mary Hickey
Quilts for Baby: Easy as A, B, C – Ursula Reikes
Quilts for Kids – Carolann Palmer
Quilt it for Kids – Pam Bono
Rock-A-Bye Quilts – Leisure Arts


3-D Fun with Pandora’s Box – Karen Combs
Awash with Colour – Judy Turner
Color Confidence for Quilters – Jinny Beyer
Colors Changing Hue – Yvonne Porcella
Colourwash Quilts by Deirdre Amsden
Designing Quilts – The Value of Value – Suzanne Tessier Hammond
Impressionist Palette – Gai Perry
Impressionist Quilts – Gai Perry
Magical Effects of Color – Joen Wolfrom
Six Color World – Yvonne Porcella
Two Color Quilts – Nancy J. Martin
>Watercolor Impressions – Donna Ingram Slusser
Watercolor Quilts – Par Maixner Magaret and Donna Ingram Slusser


Easy Reversible Vests – Carol Doak
Just Like Mommy: Easy Matching Clothes for Moms and Kids – Cheryl Reinhard Jukich
Machine Quilted Jackets, Vests and Coats – Nancy Moore
Safari through African Folklore Embroidery – Leora Raikin
Simple Silk Ribbon Embroidery by Machine – Susan Schrempf
Stori Book of Embellishing – Mary Stori
Wearable Waves: Delightful Designs for Quilted Jackets and Vest by Karen Eckmeier.


At Home With Thimbleberries Quilts – Lynnette Jensen
All Through the Woods Quilters Projects from the North Country – Derksen & Harder
Country Bouquet Quilts – Debbie Foley and Valerie Boman
Country Bride Quilt – Graig N. Heisey & Rachel T. Pellman
Life in the Country with Country Threads – Mary Tendall / Connie Tesene
Quick Country Quilts for Every Room – Debbie Mumm
Quick Country Classics for Every Room – Debbie Mumm
Spirit of the Northwoods – Debbie Field
Table Toppers: Celebrating the Great Outdoors – Debbie Field for Granola Girl Design
Thimbleberries Guide for Weekend Quilters – Lynette Jensen
Thimbleberries Housewarming: 22 Projects for Quilters – Lynette Jensen

 Crazy Quilting

Crazy but Pieceable – Hollie A. Milne
Crazy Quilt Handbook – Judith Montno
Crazy Quilt Motifs – Betty Pillsbury
Crazy Quilting: The Complete Guide – J. Marsha Michler
Encyclopedia of Crazy Quilt Stitches and Motifs – Linda Causee

 English Paper Piecing

Hexagon Happenings: Complete Step-by Step Photo Guide to Hexagon Techniques with 15 Quilts & Projects – Carolyn Forster
The New Hexagon: 52 Blocks to English Paper Piece – Katja Marek

Fabric (Basics)

From Fiber to Fabric – Harriet Hargrave
Just Can’t Cut It – Pamela Mostek

 Fabric Dying/Painting

Basic Guide to Dyeing and Painting Fabric – Cindy Walter & Jennifer Priestley
Batik Beauties by Laurie J. Shifrin
Batiks and Beyond – Laurie J. Shifrin
Creative Marbling on Fabric: A Guide to Making One-of a Kind Fabrics – Judy Simmons
Dye Painting – Ann Johnston
Dyeing in Plastic Bags: No Mess No Fuss Just Great Colors
Hand-Dyed Fabric Made Easy – Adriene Buffington



Everything Flowers – Quilts from the Garden – Jean & Valori Wells
Ribbon Treasure – Faye Labanaris

 Folk Art Quilts

Wow! Wool on Wool Folk Art Quilts – Janet Carija Brandt

 Foundation/Paper Piecing

Beautiful Foundation Pieced Quilt Blocks – Mary Jo Hiney
Celestial Wonders (foundation pieced stellar designs) – Liz Schwartz & Stephen Seifert
Cups and Saucers: paper-Pieces Kitch
Down in the Valley: Paper Pieced Houses and Buildings – Cory Derksen & Myra Harder
Easy Machine Paper Piecing – Carol Doak
Easy Paper-Pieced Keepsake Quilts – Carol Doak
Easy Paper-Pieced Miniatures – Carol Doak
Firm Foundations – Hall/Haywood
Flying Colors – Design Quilts with Freeform Shapes & Flying Geese.  By Gail Garber.  Pub. by C&T in 2010.
Foundation Pieced Stained Glass Quilts – Liz Schwarty & Stephen Seifert
Easy Mix & Match – Machine paper piecing – Carol Doak
Patterns for Paper Piecing – Tess Herlan
Quilters Ark – Margaret Rolfe
Really Sharp Piecing – Barbara Barber
Row by Row: 10 Easy Bar Quilts – Terry Martin
Sewing on the Line, fast and easy foundation piecing – Lesly-Claire Greenberg
Stitch’n Flip Quilts: 14 Fantastic projects – Valori Wells


Patches of Time – Linda Halpin

 International Quilt Shop Series

Calico House – Perth, Australia – Joanna Brazier


Accidental Landscapes: Surprisingly Simple Quilted Scenes – Karen Eckmeier
Enchanted Views: Quilts inspired by Wrought-Iron Designs: By Dilys A. Fronks
Fabric Postcards – Judi Warren
Fractured Landscape Quilts – Katie Pasquini Masopust
Landscapes & Illusions – Joen Wolfrom
Nature’s Patterns: Inspirations and Techniques for Quilt Makers – Joyce R. Becker
Picture Piecing; Creation dramatic pictorial quilts – Cynthia England
Pieceful Scenes – Angela Madden
Simply Landscapes – Judy Sisneros
Quilted Landscapes – Joan Blalock
Quilts from Nature – Joan Colvin

 Memory Quilts

Creating Scrapbook Quilts – Ami Simms
Fuse and Tell Journal Quilts – Laura Wasilowski
Memory Quilt, The Story Book – Elizabeth McKey Hulbert


Bias Square Miniatures – Christine Carlson
Big Book of Small Quilts – Mary Hickey
Celebrate! With Little Quilts – Berg/Von Holt/Johnson
Heirloom Miniatures – Tina M. Gravatt
Little by Little – Mary Hickey
Little Quilts – All Through the House – Alice Berg, Mary Ellen Von Holt and Sylvia Johnson
Measure the Possibilities – Nancy Johnson-Srebro
Miniature Baltimore Album Quilts – Jenifer Buechel
Pieced Minis – Quilts Magazine

 Modern Quilting

Denyse Schmidt: Modern Quilts Traditional Inspiration: 20 New Designs with Historic Roots – DenyseSchmidt. Photos by John Gruen. Pub by STC Craft in 2012.
Modern Patch Work: 12 Quilts to Take You Beyond the Basics – Elizabeth Hartman. Pub. by Stashbooks (C&T Publishing) in 2012.
Quilting Modern: Techniques and Projects for Improvisational Quilts – Jacquie Gering and Katie Pedersen. Pub by Interweave Press in 2012.
Quilts Made Modern: 10 Projects, Keys for Success with Color & Design – Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr. Pub by C&T Publishing in 2010.
Transparency Quilts: 10 Modern Projects, Keys for Success in Fabric Selection from the Modern Quilt Studio.  By Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr.  Pub by C&T in 2011.

Wiggles & Waves; Free –Form Curves by Karen Eckmeier

 Oriental Designs

Circles of the East – Kumiko Sudo
East Quilts West – Kumiko Sudo
East Quilts West II – Kumiko Sudo
Fabled Flowers – Kumiko Sudo


20 Traditional patterns For A New Generation of Generous Quiltmakers – Joanne larsen Line & Nancy Loving Tubesing
500 Full-Size Patchwork Patterns – Maggie Malone
Adapting Architectural Details for Quilts – Carol Wagner
Celebrating the Quilt – That Patchwork Press
Complete Patchwork Quilting Course, basic strip piecing manual – Kaye Wood
Hexagon Magic – Janet B. Elwin
Maison, Mary Beth — Easy Quilts by Jupiter
Irma’s Sampler – The Netherlands – Irma Eskes
Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in the Sun – Kaffe Fassett
Kaffe Fassett’s Quilt Road – Kaffee Fassett
Layers of Love by Lynne Hagmeier
n/a — Mountain Mist Quilt Favorites- Leisure Arts
Patchwork Basics – Marie-Christine Flocard & Cosabeth Parriaud
Piecemakers Country Store – Piecemakers
Primarily Patchwork – Marjorie Puckett / Gail Giberson
Quick & Easy Quiltmaking, 26 projects featuring speedy cutting and piecing methods – Mary Hickey, Nancy J. Martin, Marsha McCloskey and Sara Nephew

 Piecing (Machine)

New Ways with Jelly Rolls: 12 Reversible Modern Jelly Roll Quilts -Lintott, Pam and Nicky
Perfect Match, a guide to machine piecing – Donna Lynn Thomas
Piecing: Expanding the Basics – Ruth McDowell
Quilting Curves – an Innovative Technique for Machine-Piecing Curves with Incredible Ease. By Vikki Pignatelli.  Pub by The Quilt Digest Press in 2001

 Piecing (Paper/Foundation)

Flying Colors: Design Quilts with Freeform Shapes & Flying Geese by Gail Garber.  Pub by C&T in 2010.
Fresh Pineapple Possibilities: 11 Quilt Blocks, Exciting Variations – Classic, Flying Geese, Off-Center & More by Jane Hall and Dixie Haywood.  Pub by C&T in 2013.

 Quilt Design

Art & Inspirations – Michael James
Banner year – Nancy J. Martin
Isometric Perspective – Katie Pasquini Masopust
Quilts of Valor: A 50 State Salute. Various contributing authors. Quilts of Valor Foundation; forward by Marianne Fons. 2018.
Sensational Settings, over 80 ways to arrange your quilt blocks – Joan Hanson
Velda Newman – A Painter’s Approach to Quilt Design with Christine Barnes – Christine Barnes
The Visual Dance – Joen Wolfrom
Travels with Peaky and Spike: Doreen Speckmann’s Quilting Adventures – Doreen Speckmann

 Quilting Basics

Judge’s Task (how award winning quilts are selected) – Patricia J. Morris
Press for Success – Myrna Giesbrecht
Quilters Companion; Everything You Need to Know to Make Beautiful Quilts – Mimi Dietrich, Donna Thomas, Joan Hanson & Jeana Kimball
n/a — Quilters Ultimate Visual Guild: From A to Z – Hundreds of Tips and Techniques for Successful Quiltmaking – edited by Ellen Pahl
Quilter’s Companion – Dolores A. Hinson
Quiltmaker’s Handbook – Michael James
Quilting Up a Storm – Lydia Quigley
Treasury of Quilt Labels – Susan McKelvey
Ultimate Book of Quilt Labels – Margo J. Clabo

 Quilting (Machine/Hand)

250 Continuous-Line Quilting Designs – Laura Lee Fritz
Fabulous Feathers & Fillers: Design & Machine Quilting Techniques by Sue Nickels. Pub by American Quilting Society in 2013.  Machine quilting.
Guide to Machine Quilting by Diane Gaudynski
Hawaiian Quilting with Nancy Chong
Heirloom Machine Quilting – Harriet Hargrave
Hooked on Feathers: Clever, No Backtracking Technique by Sally Terry.One DVD and one pattern
Mindful Meandering: 132 Continuous Line Quilting Designs – Laura Lee Fritz

 Rotary Cutting

Circle Play: Simple Designs for Fabulous Fabrics – Reynola Pakusich
Clever Quarters, Too: More Quilts from Fat Quarters – Susan Teegarden Dissmore
Down the Rotary Road – Judy Hopkins
Fat Quarter Quilts – M’Liss Rae Hawley
Fun With Fat Quarters – Nancy J. Martin
More Fat Quarter Quilts – M’Liss Rae Hawley
Nickel Quilts: Great Designs from 5″ Scraps – Pat Speth and Charlene Thode
Quick Rotary Cutter Quilts – Pam Bono Designs
Rotary Cutting Revolution: New One-Step Cutting. 8 Quilt Blocks. The Make It Simpler Way-Solomon, Anita Grossman
Rotary Roundup – Judy Hopkins and Nancy J. Martin
Shortcuts: a Concise Guide to Rotary Cutting – Donna Lynn Thomas
Trouble Free Triangles (rotary cut 60 degree triangles) – Gayle Bond

 Scrap Quilts

Adventure with Leaders & Enders; Make More Quilts in Less Time – Bonnie Hunter
America’s Best Quilting Projects – Marianne Fons & Liz Porter
Great Scrap-Bag Quilts – Jan Halgrimson
Handfuls of Scraps: Pieced into Amazing Quilts – Edyta Sitar
More Adventures with Leaders and Enders – Bonnie Hunter
Optical Illusions for Quilters – Karen Combs
Scrap-Basket Surprises: 18 Quilts from 1 1/2 Strips – Kim Brackett
Scrap Bonanza: 2-for-1 Quilts – make a second quilt with the scraps from the first! – Linda Halpin
Scrap Mania – more quick pieced scrap quilts – Sally Schneider
Scrap Quilts Fast and Fun – Patricia Wilens
Scrap Quilts for Material Girls – Brenda Henning
Scrappy Duos: Color Recipes for Quilt Blocks – Donna Lynn Thomas
Scraps, Blocks & Quilts – Judy Martin
Scraps & Shirttails; Continuing the Art of Quilting Green – Bonnie Hunter
Sensational Scrap Quilts – Darra Duffy Williamson
String Fling; Scrappy, Happy and Loving it! – Bonnie Hunter


Blossoms in Winter – Patti Eaton & Pamela Mostek
Blossoms in Winter – Patti Eaton & Pamela Mostek
Christmas Traditions – Gilbert
Easy Seasonal Wall Quilts – Deborah J. Moffett-Hall
Holidays on Parade – Marie Shirer/ Marla Stefanelli
Honoring the Seasons – Takako Onoyama
n/a — Debbie Mumm Celebrates the Holidays at Home
n/a — Quick Sew Celebrations by America’s Top Designers
Quilt It: Ideas and Inspirations for Patchwork and Applique – Barbara Chainey
Snowflake Follies; quilts to make a winter weekend – Terry Martin


Symbols of Faith — 44 Quilt Blocks – by Linda Causee


Hunter Star Quilts & Beyond: Techniques & Projects with Infinite Possibilities – Jan Krentz
Infinite Stars – Gayle Bong
Simply Stars – Quilts that Sparkle – Alex Anderson
Stars a la Carte – Bethany S. Reynolds
Stars in the Garden – Becky Goldsmith and Linda Jenkins

 Strip Piecing

A New Twist on Strips n’ Curves – Louisa L. Smith
Jewel Box Quilt – Eleanor Burns
Layer Cake, Jelly Roll and Charm Quilts – Pam & Nicky Lintott
New Ways with Jelly Rolls: 12 Reversible Modern Jelly Roll Quilts.Pam & Nicky Lintott
Open a Can of Worms – Debbie Caffrey
Strip Lovers 8 Original Quilts from Jelly Roll 2-1/2″ Strips – Design Originals
Strip-Pieced Watercolor Magic – Deanna Spingola
Strip Therapy 3: Bali Pop Obsession – Brenda Henning
Strips That Sizzle – Margaret J. Miller


Daddy’s Ties: Quilts Keepsakes & Projects to Make from Ties – Shirley Botsford
Love to Quilt – Necktie Sampler – Janet B. Elwin
Ties -Ties-Ties – Janet Elwin