Suggested Reading List 

If you would like to know more about quilts, 
antique quilts and quiltmaking, 
here are some excellent books

Kaylakie, Marcia, Texas Quilts and Quilters, Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest, Texas Tech 2007

McClun, Diana and Nownes, Laura Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!! The Complete Guide to Quiltmaking, The Quilts Digest Press, 1988

Bullard, Lacy Folmer & Schiell, Betty Jo, Chintz Quilts Unfading Glory, Serendipity Publishers, Tallahassee, 1983

Granick, Eve Wheatcroft, The Amish Quilt, Good Books, Intercourse, 1994

Bresenhan, Karoline & Puentes, Nancy O"Bryant, Lone Stars A Legacy of Texas Quilts, Vols. 1 & 2, University of Texas Press, Austin, 1986

Allen, Gloria Seaman & Tuckhorn, Nancy Gibson, A Maryland Album Quiltmaking Traditions~1634-1934, Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, 1995

Waldvogel, Merikay, Soft Covers For Hard Times, Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, 1990

Fox, Sandi, Small Endearments, Second Edition, Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, 1994

Kirocofe, Roderick, the American Quilt A History of Cloth and Comfort, 1750-1950, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1993

Brackman, Barbara, Clues In The Calico A Guide To Identifying And Dating Antique Quilts, EPM Publications, McLean, VA, 1989

Trestain, Eileen Jahnke, Dating Fabrics A Color Guide 1800-1960, American Quilter’s Society, Paducah, KY, 1998

Brackman, Barbara, Encyclopedia Of Quilt Patterns, American Quilter’s Society, Paducah, KY, 1993

There are many other excellent state search quilt books that I suggest, but are too numerous to mention here.  Click here for more information.

Marcia Kaylakie, Texas Quilt Appraiser and Teacher











AQS Certified Quilt Appraiser