Sunday afternoon in the middle of winter… the perfect time to sit down with a cup of tea and a good book. If you are like us, you’re always looking for some fresh quilty inspiration.
So, we asked our modern makers what quilting books are on their shelves, and here is what they recommended.
by Nancy Purvis (@owensolivia)
“Adore it! So beautiful! It’s the book ‘I wish I had thought of'”
by Cheryl Arkison and Amanda Jean Nyberg
“I’m on my fifth quilt inspired by this book”
by Jen Kingwell
“Brilliant reading as well as patterns, the way she talks about how she curates colour in her quilts is great”
“Love her style and eclectic mix of colours”
by Carolyn Friendlander
by Rebecca Bryan of Bryan House Quilts
“Oh my lord, I love this book. Which isn’t surprising as I love everything rainbow. But really its because every single quilt in this book speaks to me.”
by Emma Jean Jansen
“I bought it for the gorgeous photography as much as for the beautiful patterns”
“It’s such a gorgeous coffee table book as well as having brilliant patterns”
By Jeni Baker
“Total fan girl… I don’t need a HST book but I love her designs so much! She was one of the first quilt bloggers that I have ever followed”
by Elizabeth Hartman
“It’s been on my to-do list FOR-EV-ER. Hmm, might even make it my retreat projecr!”
by Tula Pink
“This quilt is on my bucket list for sure.”
by Anna Graham (aka noodlehead)
“A huge fan of Anna’s bags, this book has everything – clothes, bags and quilts. It is just gorgeous”
So, now you have our top ten recommendations for gorgeous modern quilty books.
We’d love to hear more suggestions. Let us know what you’ve been reading below or over on IG!