Craft Reference Books

I see books at stores or on other people’s bookshelves, or borrow them from the library but have to return them …

  • I’d rather be in the studio, by Alyson B. Stanfield, ISBN 978-0-9742725-8-0  52495 – this deals with self-promotion for artists, her website has tons of free useful stuff!
  • Quilters Playtime; Games with Fabric, by Dianne S. Hire, # 1294 in our Quilt Guild library and now in my personal collection 🙂
  • Fabric Art Workshop; Exploring Techniques & Materials for Fabric Artists & Quilters, by Susan Stein, #1721 in our Quilt Guild library
  • Create Your Own Hand-Printed Cloth, by Rayna Gillman, # 1722 in our Quilt Guild library
  • HOW COINCIDENTAL that these two have consecutive numbers, no, I didn’t plan it that way!
  • Create Your Own Free-Form Quilts, by Rayna Gillman, # 2167 in Quilt Guild library
  • Domino Knitting, by Vivian Hoxbro, in Central Library 746.4320432
  • Beautiful Beaded & Embroidered Fabric, by Cindy Gorder, in Central Library 746.5
  • Essential William Morris, by Iain Zaczek, in Central Library, 745.4492
  • Craft Activism: People, Ideas, and Projects from the New Community of Handmade and How You Can Join In, by Joan Tapper, Central Library 745.5 TAP
  • Successful Scrap Quilts from Simple Rectangles, by Judy Turner & Margaret Rolfe, #B-682 in Quilt Guild library
  • Connecting Design to Stitch, by Sandra Meech Quilt Guild library 42/005 (revamped numbering system)
  • Journeys to Abstraction: 100 Contemporary Paintings and Their Secrets Revealed, by Sue St. John North Light Books, 2012  and


The Creative Habit, Learn It and Use It for Life, Twyla Tharp, Simon & Schuster, 2003 153.35 THA in library

The Craftsman,  by Richard Sennett, Yale University Press, 2008 601 SEN in Central Library


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