Category Archives: Book Reviews

Reviews of quilt books

Atlanta Album (This Ain’t Baltimore) Returns Home

Atlanta Album (This Ain’t Baltimore) returned home this week from an extended stay at the Helene S. Mills Senior Multi-Purpose Facility. The seniors enjoyed having this special quilt brighten their center. Atlanta Album (This Ain’t Baltimore) is featured in the … Continue reading

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A Life of Simple Abundance

Most artists view their art as spiritual. I am no exception. A book that informs my life and my quilting is Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach. I find that it helps to keep me focused on living a life of gratitude … Continue reading

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Teach Yourself to Quilt in the New Year

Learning to quilt changed my life. It turned out to be just the stress reliever I needed at the time. Have you considered learning to quilt? I purchased a book called Teach Yourself to Quilt and worked my way through … Continue reading

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Teach Yourself Foundation Piecing

Teach Yourself Foundation Piecing was under my Christmas tree this year. I enjoyed looking at the beautiful quilts. The author chose patterns simple enough so that the beginner will not get frustrated. I recommend this book to quilters who are … Continue reading

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The Quiltmaker’s Gift

One of my all time favorite books is The Quiltmaker’s Gift. It is beautifully illustrated, and has a positive message. Young and old will love it. You may also like Quilts From the Quiltmaker’s Gift and More Quilts From the Quiltmaker’s … Continue reading

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Studio Floor Installed

There is a quilt book called Just How I Picture It in My Mind: Contemporary African American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. That is exactly how I felt after my quilt studio was installed this week.  It was … Continue reading

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How Do You Organize Your Quilt Books?

Preparing for my move into my new quilt studio has forced me to organize my quit books. It seems I have so many, but I always want more. I guess I just love quilt books, so much so that I … Continue reading

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Quilt Studio Research

I have engaged in some intense research as I turned my attic into my new quilt studio. One of the books I found very helpful is Creating Your Dream Sewing Space. I also studied Dream Sewing Places. The heavy construction … Continue reading

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Wine and Words at Hammonds House Museum

Last night we had a lovely time at the Wine and Words event at Hammonds House Museum. The event was a collaboration between the Clara Ford Foundation, Hammonds House Museum and Written Magazine and part of the 2010 Atlanta Quilt … Continue reading

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