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The River City Quilters' Guild offers an extensive library dating back to the early 1970's. This collection includes various quilt books, manuals on how to make various patterns and popular magazines. These materials are available to all of the Guild members. Contact Information>

Renewals: You may renew your books by contacting our librarian.

LIBRARY INVENTORY (Updated March 2013)

202 Little Log Cabin Blocks Causee, Linda log cabin, foundation piecing 1999
250 Continuous Line Quilting Designs Fritz, Laura Lee machine quilting 2001
256 Fat Quarter Quilt Blocks House of White Birches blocks & patterns 2005
33th Annual Quilt Show 11/19-21/10 River City Quilters' Guild   2010
A Century of Quilts:  America in Cloth PBS/Video quilt show, stories 2001
A Cosy Quilted Christmas Schaefer, Kim patterns 2007
Acorn Hollow Halvorsen, Nancy homespun patterns 2005
All About Quilting from A to Z C & T Publishing   2002
Amish Abstractions Fine Arts Musuem of SF quilts from Faith & Stephen Brown 2009
Amish-Inspired Quilts: Tradition with a Piece O'Cake Twist Goldsmith, Becky & Jenkins, Linda   2006
Angle Play Blocks Miller, Margaret J.   2005
Antique Redwork Quilt No,. 9 Moline, Russell 105 designs, redwork 2001
Applique Workshop  Anderson, Laurel 10 applique techniques 2010
Appliquilt in the Cabin White, Tonee folk-art flavor quilt patterns 2002
Around the Block Again:  More Rotary-Cut Blocks Hopkins, Judy rotary cutting, patterns 2000
Art and Inspirations Parcella, Yvonne designs 1998
Art Deco Don Lynn designs  
Asian Elegance-Quilting w/Japanese Fabrics Pippen, Kitty & Sylvia patterns 2003
At Play with Applique Fronks, Dilys A.   2006
Attic Windows Leone, Diana and Walter, Cindy technique 2000
Attic Windows, a contemporary view Leone, Diana attic window 1988
Baltimore Beauties and Beyond Sienkiewicz, Elly baltimore album, applique 1989
Basic Seminole Patchwork Bradkin, Cheryl strip piecing 1990
Beading Basics Stori, Mary embellishing techniques for quilters 2004
Beautiful Borders Backings Bindings Reber, Jill and Sindelar, Margaret borders, backing, bindings, projects 2005
Beautiful Foundation-Pieced Quilt Blocks Hiney, Mary Jo foundation piecing, patterns 1999
Big One-Star Quilts by Magic Johnson-Srebro, Nancy patterns 2008
Blendable Curves: Stack, Slice & Sew Unique Quilts in a Weekend Barkle, Peggy J.   2007
Block Bender Quilts Miller, Margaret technique 1995
Block Magic, Too! Johnson-Srebro, Nancy blocks 2003
Carol Armstrong's Patches & Posies Armstrong, Carol Applique, fabric flowers 2006
Casting Shadows Wise, Collen visual dimension 2005
Catnip Comforts Oxmoor House patterns 1996
Cats, Quilts and Crafts Langeman, LaVera applique 1992
Celtic Reflections Madden, Angela design & technique  2001
Charm Quilts Donaldson, Beth piecing  1997
Circle Play Simple Designs for Fabulous Fabrics Pakusich, Reynola design, contemporary 2004
Circles of the East Sudo, Kumiko Japanese family crest designs 2004
Classic Four-Block Applique Quilts Marston, Gwen applique 1997
Collaborative Quilting Moran, Freddy and Marston, Gwen ideas, designs 2006
Color and Composition for the Creative Quilter Pasquini-Masopust, Katie and Barker, Brett techinque 2005
Color Confidence for Quilters Beyers, Jinny color 2005
Color from the Heart Perry, Gai color, basic 1999
Color-Blend Applique Townswick, Jane applique 2003
Coloring with Thread Fahl, Ann free motion 2005
Colourwash Quilts: a personal approach to design and technique Amsden, Deirdre color 1994
Combing through your scraps Combs, Karen Nine-patch, light & dark, patterns 2000
Come Berrying Kimball, Jeana redwork patterns 1994
Cookies n' Quilts Martin, Judy patterns and receips 2001
Country Quilts Country Living patterns 1992
Create Your Family Quilt Using State Blocks & Symbols with CD Brackman, Barbara design 2001
Creative Guide to Color & Fabric Rodale technique 2000
Creative Machine Stitching Nelson, Patricia special effects & patterns 2003
Creative Surface Design Scrivano,Sandy Painting,Stamping etc 2002
Crowning Glories-Discover the Arrow Crown Block Nevaril, Lerlene 9 quilt projects 2005
Cute as a Button Quilts Pike, Joni projects 2006
Dating Fabrics, a color guide 1800-1960 Trestain, Eileen Jahnke dying fabric, color 1998
Decorative Knot Craft Lan, Kim Sang knot and macrame techniques 2006
Design a Baltimore Album Quilt! Sienkiewicz, Elly baltimore album 1992
Design Essentials Torrence, Lorraine design, basic, art quilts 1998
Diamond Quilts & beyond Krentz, Jan diamonds 2005
Easy & Elegant Lone Star Quilts Stutz, Shirley patterns 2005
Easy Chenille Applique Malkowski, Cheryl dimensional projects 2005
Easy Machine Paper Piecing Doak, Carol paper piecing 1994
Easy Mix & Match Machine Paper Piecing Doak, Carol paper piecing 1995
Easy Paper Pieced Miniatures Doak, Carol paper-piece, miniatures 1998
Easy Paper-pieced Baby Quilts Doak, Carol paper-piecing, projects 2001
Fabric Art Gallery Leisure Arts  dyeing fabric, computer fabric printing 2005
Fabric Flowers Barickman, Amy technique 2012
Fantastic Fabric Textures Bontrager, Dana Texture creations 2002
Fantastic Fans Dunsdon, Alice fan designs & patterns 2003
Fast Fun & Easy Fabric Flowers Flamme, Karen   2005
Fat Quarter Frenzy Two Purney-Mark, Susan and Greig, Daphne patterns 2008
Fat Quarter Friendly Leisure Arts/Oxmoor House patterns 2000
Flower Pounding Frischkorn, Ann; Sandrin, Amy color, floral 1994
Focus on Batiks"Traditional Quilts in Fun Fabrics Smiley, Jan Bode design & patterns 2004
Foolproof Curves Barber, Barbara   2004
Foundation Pieced Natture Quilts Designer Edition   2002
Freedom in Design Rozmyn, Mia foundation paper piecing 2002
From Fiber to Fabric Hargrave, Harriet fabric 1995
Furoshiki Pixeladies Fabric Wrapping 2012
Garden Lattice Quilt: Quilt in a Day Burns, Eleanor pattern 2002
Glorious Patchwork Fassett, Kaffe contemporary, design 1997
Grandma's Best Full Size Quilt Blocks Better Homes & Gardens patterns, projects 2002
Great Lakes Great Quilts from the Michigan State University Museum MacDowell, Marsha ed. projects traditional 1997
Hearts a Plenty Milligan, Lynda and Smith Nancy patterns 2001
Hawaiian Quilt Cushion, Patterns & design Poakalani & Serrao, John Hawaiian quilts, applique 1998
Hidden Block Quilts Nevaril, Lerlene patterns, piecing 2002
Indiygo Junction's Fabric Flowers Barickman, Amy fabric flower techniques 2012
Innovative Piecing Rodale peicing, techniques 2000
Japanese Inspirations Haigh, Janet projects 2000
Kaleidoscope Quilts Burns, Eleanor  kaleidoscope 2000
Landscape Quilts Zieman, Nancy & Sewell, Natalie design techniques 2001
Learn to do Redwork: 77 re-creation antique blocks American School of Needlework needlework 1999
Liberated Quiltmaking Marston, Gwen technique, patterns 1996
Liberated String Quilts Marston, Gwen strip quilting, technique 2003
Lickety-Split Quilts for Little Ones Bevan, Laurie projects for babies & kids 2007
Log Cabin with a Twist Kaempfer, Barbara log cabin, art 1995
Machine Embroidery and More Dibbs, Kristen projects w/border fabrics & beads 2001
Machine stitched Cathedral Windows Swanland, Shelly cathedral Windows, technique 1999
Magic Quilts by the slice Reynolds, Bethany S. stack and whack 2003
Magic Stack-n-Whack Quilts Reynolds, Bethany stack and whack, kaleidoscope 1998
Make Room for Christmas Quilts Martin, Nancy J. holiday patterns 2002
Maple Leaf Quilts Bartos, Ilene projects, triangle techniques 2008
Mariner's CompassQuilts:New Directions Mathieson, Judy patterns 1995
Mastering Machine Applique Hargrave, Harriet machine applique techniques 2001
M'Liss Rae Hawley's Round Robin Renaissance Hawley. M'liss Rae ideas & patterns 2006
Mola Techniques for Today's Quilters Patera, Charlotte mola technique 1995
More Fat Quarter Quilts Hawley. M'liss Rae patterns 2001
More Quick Watercolor Quilts Pappas, Dina patterns 2001
Mosaic Applique Carthew, L applique 2007
Naures's Beauty in Redwork Feece, Debra Redwork 2004
New Ways to Applique Ed. Stauffer, Jeanne and hatch, Sandra applique, projects,  2003
Not Your Grandmother's Log Cabin Nephew, Sara & Baker, Marci 30 projects 2008
Off Center Patchwork Adam, Cheryl patterns 2003
Our Best Quilts - 2006 Better Homes & Gardens 73 patterns 2006
Paint and Patches Johnson, Vicki L. fabric painting, etc. 1995
Paper Piecing Picnic Quilters Newsletter paper piecing 2001
Patchwork Quilts Made Easy Wells, Jean   2003
Pictorial Quilting Gordon, Maggi patterns, landscapes, quilting 2000
Pieced Clothing Variations Porcella, Yvonne clothing 1981
Pieced Vegetables McDowell, Ruth patterns 2002
Pieces of an American Quilt McCormick, Patty story, pattern 1996
Piecing Workshop McDowell, Ruth piecing  2007
Pineapple Stars Rexroad, Sharon patterns - lone star & pineapple 2005
Portraits from Nature-35 studies for Dimensional Quilts Wells, Jean   2007
Potting Shed Patchwork Martin, Nancy J. garden quilt patterns 2002
Putting on the Glitz  Unusual fabrics and threads Hatch, Sandra and Boyce Ann design 1991
Puzzle Quilts Nadelstern, Paula patterns 2005
Q is for Quilt McClun, Diana & Nownes, Laura projects & patterns 2002
Quick colorful Quilts Wilkinson, Rosemary ed. patterns 2003
Quick Strip Paper Peicing Martin, Peggy block patterns 2003
Quilt Africa Williamson & Parker design & projects 2004
Quilt Designs from Decorative Floor Tiles Porter, Christine patterns 2003
Quilt Savvy:Fallert's Guide to Images on Fabric Fallert, Caryl Bryer photo transfer 2003
Quiltagami the art of fabric folding Hiney, Mary Jo techinque 2003
Quilted Garden Delights Knott, Holly & Diane floral applique art quilts 2008
Quilt-Lovers' Favorites Volume 3 Better Homes & Gardens patterns 2003
Quilt-Lovers' Favorites Volume 4 Better Homes & Gardens patterns 2004
Quilt-Lovers' Favorites Volume 5 Better Homes & Gardens patterns 2005
Quilt-Lovers' Favorites Volume 6 Better Homes & Gardens patterns 2006
Quilt-Lovers' Favorites Volume 7 Better Homes & Gardens patterns 2007
Quilt-Lovers' Favorites Volume 8 Better Homes & Gardens patterns 2008
Quilters Academy Vol 1 Freshman Year Hargrave, Harriet and Carrie skill building course in quiltmaking 2009
Quilting Patterns  Macho, Linda patterns 1984
Quilts in the tradition of Frank Lloyd Wright Robinson, Jackie technique 2006
Quilts on the Double Hooworth and rolfe strip pieced designs 2008
Quilts with a Spin Goldsmith, Becky & Jenkins, Linda circle designs, applique 2005
Quilts with a View labanaris, Faye patterns 1998
Redwork Revival: Designed by Marjorie Mildred Ray Indygo Junction, Inc. redwork designs   2000
Reversible Quilts: Two at a Time Pederson, Sharon patterns 2002
Ricky Tim's Convergence Quilts Tims, Ricky techinque 2003
Rose Sampler Supreme Makhan, Rosemary applique 1999
Santa's Parade of Nursery Rhymes Poore, Jeanne redwork design  2000
Sawtooth New Quilts from an old favorite Baxter-Lasco, Linda technique 2008
Sewflakes Papercut-applique Quilts Wylie, Kathy K. applique 2007
Sewing on the Line:  Fast and Easy Foundation Piecing Greenberg, Lesly-Claire foundation piecing 1993
Shadow Quilts Maixner and Slusser   2000
Shifting Perspectives Torrence, Lorraine designing  2006
Show Me How to Plan My Quilting Sandbach, Kathy 6 projects & quilting ideas 2007
Simple Fabric Folding for Halloween Aneloski, Liz 12 projects 2007
Simple Sensational 9 patch stars Doak, Carol stars, foundation piecing 2005
Simple Stenciling Dramatic Quilts Stallebrass, Pamela stencil patterns & 6 projects 2007
Simple Traditions 14 Quilts to Warm Your Home Diehl, Kim traditional quilt patterns 2006
Simply Stars: quilts that sparkle Anderson, Alex stars 1996
Small Scale Quiltmaking:  Precision, Proportion and Detail Collins, Sally miniature quilts, basic 1996
Small Talk Thomas, Donna Lynn miniatures 1996
Smashing Sets Miller, Margaret block settings 2000
Spirit of the Northwoods Field, Debbie designs 2001
Star Gazing, a collection of Ohio Star Variations Robinson, Jackie Ohio, Star 1989
Storm at Sea Ed. Smith, Barbara contest, pictures of winners 2000
Stripes in Quilts Mashuta, Mary stripes 1996
Sunbonnet Sue and Scottie Too Cirillo, Suzanne Zaruba applique or redwork projects 2007
Teddy Bear Redwork Rapacz, Jan redwork designs & pattern 2003
That Perfect Stitch McElroy, Roxanne hand quilting 1996
The Art of Feather Quilting Allen, Judy quilting 2005
The Border Workbook Kime, Janet borders, foundation pieced,  1997
The Changing Seasons:  Quilt Patterns from Japan Liddell, Jill japanese, applique, pattern, seasonal 1992
The Classic Quilting of Sashiko Quilters' Resource Japanese, Sashiko 1992
The Photo Transfer Handbook Laury, Jean Ray photo transfer 1999
The Quilter's Directory of Embellishments Holman, Sally   1999
The Visual Dance Wolfrom, Joen art quilts, landscapes 1995
Threaded Together ed. Berti, B.J. pink ribbon quilts 2002
Threads from the 30s:  Quilts using Reproduction Fabrics Martin, Nancy J. 30s fabric, patterns 2000
Traditional Quilts to Paper Piece: 14 small projects Derksen, Cori & Harder, Myra paper piece 2003
Trapunto by Machine Walner, Hari technigue 1996
Tuck Me In-18 cute & cuddly quilts for kids eds of Quiltmaker Magazine   2005
Variations in Chenille Holmberg, Nannette faux chenille 1997
Watercolor Landscape Quilts Geier, Cathy technique, applique, layering 2006
Wheel of Mystery Quilts Marshall, Helen curves 2006
Wholecloth Linen Quilts Needham, Cindy quilting designs 2007
Winding Ways Quilt, a practically pinless approach MacDonald, Nancy Elliott design, curved seam 2004
Women of taste Bilik, Jen ed. stories 1999
Wonderfully Whimsical Quilts Burniston, Carol   2005