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Three Rivers Quilters

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Our Library: Title List

Members may borrow books from our library. To request a book, email our librarian, Betty Jane Szydlowski,  She will bring it to the next meeting for you.




501 Quilt Blocks

Better Homes & Gardens

Patterns for patchwork & appliqué

A Joy Forever

Rosalind Perry & Marty Frolli

Marie Webster’s Quilt Patterns


A Treasury of Quilt Labels

Susan McKelvey

Patterns for quilt labels

Amazing Mosaic Patchwork

Patsy McCoy

Designs from 1 ½ " squares

Amish Patterns for Machine Quilting

Pat Holly & Sue Nickels

Quilting patterns

Appliqué 12 Easy Ways

Elly Sienkiewicz


Appliquilt Your ABC’s

Tonee White

ABC Blocks appliqué & embellishment

Art & Inspirations

Michael James

The author’s process

Basic Beauties

Eileen Westfall

Easy quilts for beginners

Best of Baltimore Beauties Part II

Elly Sienkiewicz

Patterns for Baltimore Album blocks

Borders by Design

Paulette Peters

Quilt borders

Cathedral Window – a New View

Mary Rider Kline

Various Cathedral Window patterns

Celebrate with Little Quilts

Berg, Von Holt, Johnson

Miniature quilts

Civil War Women

Barbara Brackman

Their quilts, their roles

Collectibles Quilt II, The

Wendy Etzel

Quilts of shelves full of collectibles

Cottage Threads

Need’l Love Company


Cups & Saucers

Maaike Bakker


Curved Two-Patch System, The

Joyce Schlotzhauer

Curved piecing patterns

Curves Unlimited

Joyce Schlotzhauer

Curved two-patch system

Cut-Loose Quilts

Jan Mullen

Stack, slice, switch and sew

Dating Fabrics

Eileen Jahnke Trestain

A color guide 1800-1960

Dressed by the Best

That Patchwork Place

Wearable art projects

Easy Keepsake Quilts

Carol Doak

Paper piecing

Easy Machine Paper Piecing

Carol Doak

65 paper pieced blocks

Easy Mix & Match

Carol Doak

Paper piecing

Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns

Barbara Brackman

Includes over 4000 patterns

Fabric Postcards

Judi Warren


Fantasy Floral Quilts

Bonnie Lyn McCaffery

Creating with silk flowers

Fine Feathers

Marianne Fons

Feather quilting designs

Forget Me Not

Jane Bentley Kolter

A gallery of friendship & album quilts

Great Sets

Sharyn Craig

7 Roadmaps to spectacular quilts

Hand-Dyed Fabric Made Easy



Homage to Amanda

Collection of Edwin Binney, 3rd & Gail Binney-Winslow

200 years of American quilts – a pictorial

Houses of Cloth

Wendy Etzel

Instructions, techniques, patterns

Invisible Machine Appliqué

Dawn Cameron-Dick

Machine appliqué

Joy of Quilting, The

Joan Hanson & Mary Hickey

General reference

Landscapes & Illusions

Joen Wolfrom

Creating scenic imagery with fabric

Lessons in Machine Piecing

Marsha McClosky

Basic machine piecing

Liberated Quiltmaking

Gwen Marston

Quilt patterns & technique

Liberty Home, The

Ljiljana Baird

Sewing projects using Liberty fabrics

Machine Appliqué

Sue Nickels

A sampler of techniques

Magic Stack-n-Whack

Bethany Reynolds


Miniature Baltimore Album Quilts

Jenifer Buechel

28 miniature embroidered & embellished blocks

More Lap Quilting

Georgia Bonesteel

Portable quilting technique

New Ideas for Lap Quilting

Georgia Bonesteel

Portable quilting technique

Patchwork Patterns

Jinny Beyer


Patchwork Quilts

Margaret Rolfe

Children’s quilts

Path Beyond, The

Betty Kiser

Exploring the Drunkard’s Path

Path Less Traveled, The

Betty Kiser

Variations on the Drunkard’s Path

Path Over and Around, The

Betty Kiser

Drunkard’s Path designs and borders

Pieced by Mother

Janette Lasansky

Over 100 years of quiltmaking traditions

Pieced Flowers

Ruth McDowell


Piecing Expanding the Basics

Roth McDowell

More advanced piecing techniques

Quick Quilts from the Heart

Liz Porter & Marianne Fons

Piecing & appliqué

Quilt ID Book, The

Judy Rehmel

4000 illustrated & indexed patterns

Quilt Inspirations from Africa

Kaye England & Mary Elizabeth Johnson

Ideas, patterns, motifs, and techniques

Quilt with the Best

Carol Hagood


Quilted Landscapes

Joan Blalock

Machine-embellished fabric images

Quilter’s Album of Blocks & Borders

Jinny Beyer

More than 750 designs

Quilting Makes the Quilt

Lee Cleland

How to use quilt patterns

Quilting with Style

Gwen Marston & Joe Cunningham

Principles for quilting pattern designs

Quilts for Kids

Carolyn Palmer

Children’s Quilts

Quilts from the Smithsonian

Mimi Dietrich

12 designs inspired by the textile collection

Quilts round Robin

Pat Maixner Margaret & Donna Ingram Slusser


Red and Green, An Appliqué Tradition

Jeanna Kimball

Appliqué patterns

Refrigerator Quilts


Repiecing the Past

That Patchwork Place

12 quilt patterns from the collection of Sara Rhodes Dillow

Reversible Quilts

Sharon Pederson

Two at a time

Romancing Ribbons Into Flowers

Elly Sienkiewicz

Floral blocks with silk ribbon

Scrap Look, The

Jinny Beyer

Creating multi-fabric quilts

Scrappy Duos

Donna Lyn Thomas

Color Recipes for Quilt Blocks

Seminole Patchwork

Beverly Rush with Lassie Wittman

Traditional methods to contemporary uses

Sew Many Stars

Gail Searl

Techniques & patterns

Small Quilts

Vanessa Ann Collection


Stack the Deck

Karla Alexander

Crazy Quilt in 4 Easy Steps

Stack-n-Whackier Quilts

Bethany Reynolds


Stitch’n Flip Quilts

Valori Wells

Foundation fabric technique

Stori of Beaded Embellishment, The

Mary Stori

Embellishing quilts

Stringing Along

Trice Boerens

Various Patterns with strip piecing

Striplate Piecing

Debra Wagner

Piecing circle designs


Donna Lynn Thomas

Make blocks with bias strips

Strips That Sizzle

Margaret Miller

Strip Piecing

Sunbonnet Sue Album II Family Reunion

House of White Birches

126 Winning Designs

Sunbonnet Sue Album III Family Reunion

House of White Birches

126 Winning Designs

Sunbonnet Sue Album IV Family Reunion

House of White Birches

126 Winning Designs

Sunbonnet Sue All Through the Year

Sue Linker

12 Month Patterns

Sunshine and Shadows

Phyllis Haders

The Amish and their quilts

Sweet Dreams, Moon Baby

Elly Sienkiewicz

A quilt to make, a story to read

Textile Designs

Susan Miller & Joost Elffers

200 years of fabric design

Threads of Time

Nancy Martin

Piecing & appliqué

Through the Window Beyond

Lynne Edwards

New designs for Cathedral Window

Tomorrow’s Treasures

Pat Andreatta

Appliqué patterns

Traditional Quilts with Painless Borders

Sally Schneider & Barbara Eikmeier

Making the borders as blocks of the quilt

Treasures from Yester year Book 1

Sharon Newman

Making quilts from vintage blocks

Treasures from Yester year Book 2

Sharon Newman

Replicating antique quilts

Treasury of American Quilts

Cyril Nelson & Carter Houck

History of quilts with patterns

Trouble Free Triangles

Gayle Bong

Designs based on 600 triangles

Victorian Quilts 1875-1900

Paul Pilgrim & Gerald Row

Pictorial history

Wall Quilts

Marsha McCloskey

Decorative quilts

Watercolor Impressions

Pat Maixner Margaret & Donna Ingram Slusser

Watercolor Quilts

Watercolor Magic

Deanna Spingola

Strip pieced watercolor quilts

Watercolor Quilts

Pat Maixner Margaret & Donna Ingram Slusser

Watercolor Quilts

Welcome Home

Kaffe Fassett

A look at Kaffe Fassett’s home

Women & Their Quilts

Nancyann Johanson Twelker

Washington State centennial tribute

Wonderful Wearables

Virginia Avery

Creative clothing

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