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Books on Crazy Quilting and Embroidery
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Embroidery stitches illustrated...
CQStitches
Treasury of Crazyquilt Stitches : A Comprehensive Guide to Traditional Hand Embroidery Inspired by Antique Crazyquilts, Carole K. Samples, ISBN 1574327283

The Magic of Crazy Quilting, by J. Marsha Michler ISBN 0-873416-22-8

New, complete resource book for crazy quilting. 144 pgs. Paperback.
CQ_ByMachine
Crazy Quilts by Machine by J. Marsha Michler, ISBN 0873418271
CrazyPatchwork
Crazy Patchwork by Janet Haigh ISBN: 0844226645

Elegant Stitches, by Judith Baker Montano, ISBN 0-914881-85-X

Crazy Quilt Stitches, by Dorothy Bond, ISBN 0-9606086-0-5

The Art of Silk Ribbon Embroidery, by Judith Baker Montano, ISBN 0-914881-55-8


Garden Landscapes in Silk Ribbon Embroidery, by Helen Dafter, ISBN 1-86351-195-4

The Timeless Art of Embroidery, by Helen M. Stevens, ISBN 0-7153-0434-8

Fabled Flowers, by Kumiko Sudo ISBN 0-8442-2645-9

Fabric "origami" and Sashiko techniques, that lend themselves well to crazy quilting.

Stumpwork Embroidery.,by Jane Nicholas, ISBN 1-86351-183-0

(There is a dragonfly in this one!)

The New Ribbon Embroidery ISBN 0-8230-3171-3

Ribbon Embroidery basics, also dying techniques, great underwater theme patterns.

Reader's Digest Complete Book of Embroidery, ISBN 0-89577-874-2


Very nice book of embroidery stitches/techniques. Amazon's price is the best I've seen for it.

50 Heirloom Buttons to Make, by Nancy Nehring; ISBN 1-5615-8146-1

This book shows you how to make needle-lace buttons, braided buttons, crocheted buttons, fabric & ribbon buttons and the most glorious frog closures.
Reader's Digest Complete Book of Needlework, ISBN 0-89577-059-8
This book contains instructions for knit, crochet, tatting, needlelace, many different forms of embroidery. Very good "basic" to have.

A Victorian Floral Alphabet, ISBN 0-7153-0466-6

Not so much an Alphabet as it is Flowers ("nosegays"). Some nice projects/instructions. Beautiful book.

Encyclopedia of Crazy Quilt Stitches and Motifs, by Linda Causee ISBN 0-88195-840-9


Another good "beginner" book.
An Encyclopedia of Ribbon Embroidery, Birds, Butterflies, and Blossoms, by Deanna Hall West;
ISBN 0-88195-755-0
Great SRE patterns for winged creatures (including chickens!), as well as some flowers, frogs and other things you might find in the garden.

Off The Beadin' Path, by Nancy Eha;
ISBN 0-9656-4760-9

Crazy Quilt Embroidery Stitches worked with beads!

Ribbon Embroidery
by J. Marsha Michler;
ISBN 0-4862-9818-3


Crazy Quilts Illustrated/History/Instructions...
Victorian Elegance, by Lizette Thomason; ISBN 1-56477-159-8
A favorite reference book for anyone new to the art of crazy quilting. Includes pull-out pattern sheets. Paperback.

The Artful Ribbon, by Candace Kling; ISBN 1-57120-020-7

Art & Inspiration: Judith Baker Montano; ISBN 1-57120-00-38X

Crazy Quilting by Christine Dabbs; ISBN 1558536949

Pieces of An American Quilt, by Penny McCormick; ISBN 1-57120-012-6

Behind the scenes of the movie "How To Make an American Quilt." Crazy Quilt block pattern and pictures of the quilts from the movie. Paperback.
CQHandbook
Crazy Quilt Handbook, by Judith Baker Montano, ISBN: 0914881051
CQOdyssey
Crazy Quilt Odyssey, by Judith Baker Montano; ISBN 0-914881-41-8
Crazy Rags, by Deborah Brunner; ISBN 1-56477-166-0
Beautiful embellished vests of crazy patchwork. Very well-illustrated piecing instructions. Pattern diagrams. Paperback.

Hearts and Hands, Women, Quilts and American Society, by Hedges, et.al; ISBN 1-55853-434-2

Fascinating book on quilts and women in American Society. Many antique Crazy Quilts illustrated. Paperback.
Quilts from Neckties, by Sharon Newman; ISBN 0-88195-733-X
Australian Needlework, Patchwork, Applique and Quiting; ISBN 0-85091-578-3
Crazy Quilts, by Penny McMorris; ISBN 0-525-48109-5
(Out of print.)

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