~ Books for the 2017 Quilter's Affair ~


(We will keep updating this page as more supplies come in.)


Items are listed in alphabetical order by the teacher's name.

Rulers, Templates, and Notions for Quilter's Affair are listed here

Patterns for Quilter's Affair are listed here

art quilt Collage book by Deborah Boschert


Art Quilt Collage

A Creative Journey in Fabric, Paint, and Stitching

by Deborah Boschert

96 pages, color, paperback,
from Log Cabin Quiltworks

Optional for # 119, 219-319, 519

How to get from "start" to "art"

Make treasured art quilts from bits of cloth, stitched motifs, and painted details. Dip your toes into the world of art quilting with mixed-media techniques, practice exercises, checklists, and work-along projects presented using 8 design guides. This visual, step-by-step guide will help you unlock your own artistic vision as you quilt in a series, finish small art pieces, and incorporate meaningful symbols into your work.

• Tap into your creative muse! Art quilt inspiration, techniques, and checklists presented in 8 easy-to-use design guides
• Uncomplicated, visual guide to fabric collage with practice pieces to help you gain expertise
• Tell your own artistic story with colors, materials, and beloved symbols

$27.95 [Add to Cart]


old quilts new life book by sarah fielke

Old Quilts, New Life

by Sarah Fielke

160 pages, color, paperback, CICO Books

Required for # 202, 402

Featuring 18 stunning quilts designed by Sarah Fielke from the striking Liberty Belle log cabin quilt to the peaceful Ebb and Flow medallion quilt inspired by quilts from the American Folk Art Museum, New York.

Old Quilts, New Life features 18 stunning quilts designed by passionate quilter, author and designer, Sarah Fielke. Sarah has selected 9 beautiful quilts from The American Folk Art Museum in New York and created two designs inspired by each quilt - the first, a sympathetic interpretation of the original piece and the second, a more contemporary creation. Old Quilts, New Life showcases these stunning quilts each one accompanied by step-by-step instructions so you can create them at home. The book takes you through the history of the quilting tradition and explores the techniques and styles employed by quilters over the centuries. From the beautiful simplicity of an Amish quilt to a pretty pinwheel design, there is a quilt here to suit all skill levels and styles.

$21.95 [Add to Cart]


Savor Each Stitch

Studio Quilting with Mindful Design
by Carolyn Friedlander

144 pages +pullout, softcover by Lucky Spool Media

Required for # 116, 416, 516

An exploration of how selecting different materials, textures, and substrates combined with playing with the design concepts of line, contrast, scale, emphasis, color, volume and texture can impact the end result of the design. 8 quilts each with a multitude of color way options, illustrate how each design decision can impact the direction of a quilt. Projects range from table runners to full sized quilts each encouraging readers to play with design possibilities to create unique quilts of their own. Hand quilting, needle-turn appliqué, thoughtful design choices and experimentation replace the fast and easy counterparts found in many pattern books.

$27.95 [Add to Cart]

jaeger - adventrues in landscape quilting book

Adventures in Landscape Quilting Book

by June Jaeger

80 pages, color, paperback,
from Log Cabin Quiltworks

Optional for # 113-313

$24.95 [Add to Cart]


Find more of June Jaeger's patterns
& books here.

visual texture on fabric book lisa kerpoe

Visual Texture on Fabric

by Lisa Kerpoe

Recommended for #103-203 (Lynn Koolish)

96 pages, color, soft cover, from C&T Publishing

$19.95 [Add to Cart]


fast fun & easy fabric dyeing

Fast, Fun, & Easy Fabric Dyeing

by Lynn Koolish

Recommended for # 303

Print-On-Demand & eBook available
from C&T Publishing

hand appliqued quilts by tonye phillipsd quilts by tonye phillips

Hand Appliquéd Quilts

by Tonye Phillips

Recommended for # 326, 426, 526

Soft cover, 96 pages, color,
from C&T.

Recommended for # 523

Learn how to create templates and cut shapes, make half square triangle units and a sawtooth border. Master quilting basics such as marking, layering, and binding. Detailed directions are accompanied by many large, beautiful photos.

$16.95 [Add to Cart]



Quilt with Tula and Angela: A Start-To-Finish Guide to Piecing and Quilting Using Color and Shape

by Tula Pink and Angela Walters

192 pages, Color, Softcover by F & W Media, Inc.

Required for # 121, 321, 521

Quilt the rainbow with Tula Pink and Angela Walters! Add color and punch to your next project with Quilt with Tula & Angela. Known for her cool, innovative style, Tula Pink will inspire you to toss your color wheel and commit to her signature approach to combining colors. Angela Walters creates the complementary finish and surface texture for each design, resulting in the perfect marriage of color and style for each of the featured 17 quilt projects.

$26.99 [Add to Cart]


Cultural Fusion Quilts book by Sujata Shah

Cultural Fusion Quilts
by Sujata Shah

96 pages, color, soft cover,
from C&T Publishing

Required for #s 107,207-307, 407, 507

This collection of 15 quilts draws on handmade crafts from three continents to create a style that’s at once traditional and modern, artistic and practical. A simple stack, cut, shuffle, and stitch technique makes the sewing fun for quilters of any level. Perfection is not required! Author Sujata Shah provides alternate setting suggestions for each project, plus an inspiring photo gallery of the crafts that shaped her style. Making these quilts is the perfect way to expand your creative horizons.

$27.95 [Add to Cart]

Sue Spargo Creative Stitching

Creative Stitching
by Sue Spargo

Required for # 325
(Anna Bates)

Recommended for #s 105-205, 305-505

168 pages, color, soft cover, spiral bound

Book: $32.95 [Add to Cart]

(Click here to find more books & patterns
by Sue Spargo)

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Fanciful Stitches colorful quilts book wasilowski

Fanciful Stitches, Colorful Quilts
by Laura Wasilowski

64 pages, color, soft cover, from C&T Publishing

Optional for #s 104, 204, 304, 504

$19.95 [Add to Cart]


fues and tell journal quilts wasilowski

Fuse & Tell Journal Quilts
by Laura Wasilowski

63 pages, color, soft cover, from C&T Publishing

(Not Required for Any Classes.)

Discontinued - currently only available as an eBook from C&T Publishing.

intuitive color and design book by jean wells

Intuitive Color & Design
by Jean Wells

96 pages, color, soft cover
from C&T Publishing.

Optional for # 221-321

$27.95: [Add To Cart]

(Click here to find more books by Jean Wells)

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journey to inspired quilting book by Jean wells

Journey to Inspired Art Quilting
by Jean Wells

Optional for # 221-321

Softcover, 112 pages, color, from C&T Publishing.

$29.95: [Add To Cart]