Quilt and Quilting Books

Quilting books are a useful tool for quilters of all levels.  There are lots of books on learning to quilt in the world.  Books are one of the best ways to learn new quilting techniques.

Those who are just starting to quilt can learn the basics by choosing from the “Quilting for Beginners” section, while those who are more advanced can find a new genre or skill such as “Crazy Quilts”  and “Bargello Quilts”. 

We feature a huge section of the industry’s best-selling quilt and quilting books from traditional quilts to modern quilts, from applique to piecing techniques, from hand quilting to machine quilting, from making quilts to everything in between. 

To keep things simple, the books are organized by category.  Browse this huge selection of quilt and quilting books that are very affordable and you can order online at Amazon.

Whether you’re just getting started in your adventure in quilting or you’re an experienced quilter looking to expand your skills, physical or digital books can assist you. Any of these books would look good on your bookshelf and make the perfect gift for a quilter.

Don’t forget to bookmark or pin this page because you never know when you may need to look for a quilting book.

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Books for all appliqué enthusiasts, whether you prefer the faster, fusible method or the more traditional methods. 

Learn how to how to applique quilts and projects for the kitchen, living room, bedroom,. . .(more)

Amish Quilts

Amish quilts are known for their simple and striking designs, their intricate quilting and solid color theme.  Learn how to make an Amish quilt with these books.

Bargello Quilts

Bargello quilt patterns are made up of strips of fabric pieced re pieced together to create the appearance of movement in the design. 

Bargello quilts look complicated but making one is not as complicated as. . .(more)

Blocks, Borders & Patterns

These quilt books include a whole collection of hundred of quilt blocks, borders and patterns for your favorite quilts and projects. 

Shop for books filled with inspiration & step-by-step guides.

Charm Pack & Layer Cake Squares

Charm packs and Layer Cake Squares are a collection of pre-cut fabric squares.  Charm packs are 5" x 5".  Layer Cake Squares are 10" x 10".  

Versatile quilt blocks and designs can be made using charm packs. . .(more)

Crazy Quilt Books

Learn to stitch an easy crazy quilt block using scraps and improv quilting.

These books have traditional and modern crazy quilts along with using the crazy quilt technique to make potholders, purses and more. . . .(more)


Enhance Your Quilt! Embellish It!

With stitches, beads, button, rick rack and lace, a quilt can become a one-of-a-kind treasure. Embellishments add extra color and highlights to a quilt. Transform something plain into something extraordinary.   

Learn. . .(more)

Fabric Folding

Books on the quilting technique - fabric folding.

Fat Quarter Bundles!

Books with projects, quilts and more, using fat quarter bundles.

Hand Quilting

Learn how to hand quilt with these interesting books.

Holiday Ideas

Quilting books with a holiday theme.

International Theme Quilts

These books feature quilts and quilting from other countries.

Jelly Roll Fun!

Books on making quilts and projects with jelly roll bundles.

Machine Quilting

Learn how-to machine quilt with one of these books.

Memory Quilts

Books on memory and scrapbook quilts.

Miscellanous Quilting Topics

Quilting books that do not fit into the other categories.

Other Quilt Theme Accessories

Postcards, stickers, coloring books.

Paper Piecing

Books on foundation piecing, also known as paper piecing.

Patchwork Quilt Patterns

Books with patchwork quilt ideas.

Projects - Other

Miscellaneous quilting project books.

Purses, Totes and Bags

Books with instructions and patterns for making purses, totes and bags.

Quilt As-You-Go

Books which show how to quilt as-you-go.

Quick Quilts

Books on quilts you can make quickly, sometimes in a weekend.

Quilt Designs

Fabulous quilt design books.

Quilt Journals

Keep more than a journal! Keep track of your projects and quilting life.

Quilt Novels

Fictional novels with quilting content.

Quilting For Beginners

Books for beginners.

Quilting Techniques

An assortment of books with various quilting techniques.

Rag Quilts

Books on rag quilts.

Rotary Cutting

Quilt books using the rotary cutting technique.

Sashiko Quilting

Books on the Japanese quilting technique.

Scrap Fabric Projects

Do you have a pile of scrap fabric laying around in your sewing room and you don't know what to do with it?  Are you looking for ideas for using up these scraps? 

Use leftover fabric to create amazing crafts - tote bags, toys, bibs, wall hangings,. . .(more)

Strip Pieced Quilts and Project

Strip piecing is a helpful time-saving technique for piecing quilts and craft projects quickly and easily.  By cutting strips from your stash or buying pre-cut fabric you can make fabulous strips quilts, wall hangings, table runners, tote bags and more. . .(more)

Tutorial, Guides & Reference Books

Quilting how-to books.

Yo-Yo Quilting

Yo-Yos are a great way to use scrap fabric.

A yo-yo is a circle that has the edge turned under with a running stitch and the thread pulls to form a circle that looks like a little rosette.  Yo-yos are sewn together side-by-side. . .(more)

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