We have a fairly extensive collection of modern quilting books for our members to borrow. There are books on a variety of topics within modern quilting: projects, techniques, free motion quilting, blocks, and design.

Questions? Suggestions? Our librarian Natalie can help you out. 

Accentuate the NegativeTrisch Price
Amish Quiltsed. Karen Bolesta
Amy Butler's In StitchesAmy Butler
Beginner's Guide to QuiltingElizabeth Betts
Brave New QuiltsKathreen Ricketson
Brave New QuiltsKathreen Ricketson
Color ContinuumEmily Cier
Color Play 2nd EditionJoen Wolfrom
Color Strata Seam Cut & SewRob Appell Designs
Colorful Quilts for Fabric LoversAmy Walsh and Janine Burke
Cut the ScrapsJoan Ford
Denyse Schmidt QuiltsDenyse Schmidt
Double Wedding Ring QuiltsVictoria Findlay Wolfe
First Steps to Free-Motion QuiltingChristina Cameli
Free-Motion QuiltingAngela Walters
Free-Motion Quilting for BeginnersMolly Hanson
Get Addicted to Free Motion QuiltingShelia Sinclair Snyder
Graphic Quilts from Everyday ImagesHeather Scrimsher
Improvising TraditionAlexandra Ledgerwood
In the Studio with Angela WaltersAngela Walters
Make Any Block Any SizeJoen Wolfrom
Make It Sew ModernVanessa Christenson
Make It Take ItKrista Hennebury
Making Quilts with Kathy Doughty of Material ObsessionKathy Doughty
Michael James: Art and InspirationsMichael James
Minimal QuiltmakingGwen Marston
Modern BabyMartingale Press
Modern Basics IIAmy Ellis
Modern BeeLindsay Conner
Modern Designs from Classic QuiltsKelly Biscopink and Andrea Johnson
Modern One-Block QuiltsNatalia Bonner and Kathleen Whiting
Modern Quilt WorkshopWeeks Ringle and Bill Kerr
Modern Quilting Bee: block partyAlissa Haight Carlton and Kristen Lejnieks
Modern Quilts & MoreKimberly Einmo
Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe
Modern Twist: Create Quilts with a Colorful SpinNatalie Barnes, Angela Walters
Month of SundaysCheryl Arkison
One Line at a Time, EncoreChorlotte Warr Andersen
Patchwork CityElizabeth Hartman
Pillow PopDesign Collective
Quilt As-You-Go Made ModernJera Brandvig
Quilt Colour WorkshopFat Quarterly
Quilt ImprovLucie Summers
Quilt of BelongingEsther Bryan and friends
Quilt TalkSam Hunter
Quilter's MixologyAngela Pingell
Quilting from Little ThingsSarah Fielke
Quilting ModernJacquie Gering, Katie Pedersen
Quilting the New ClassicsMichele Muska
Quilting Wide Open SpacesJudi Madsen
Quilting with a Modern SlantRachel May
Quilts from the House of Tula PinkTula Pink
Sew Wild: Creating with Stitch Mixed MediaAlisa Burke
Simple Shape QuiltsKatheryn Russi & Rose Schutte
Solids, Stripes, Circles and SquaresPippa Eccles Armbrester
Solids, Stripes, Circles and SquaresPippa Eccles Armbrester
Step by Step Free Motion QuiltingChristina Cameli
Sunday Morning QuiltsAmanda Jean Nyberg, Cheryl Arkison
Tula Pink's City Sampler 100 Modern Quilt BlocksTula Pink
Tula Pink's City Sampler 100 Modern Quilt BlocksTula Pink
Urban ViewsCherri House
Wanderlust QuiltsAmanda Leins
You Inspire Me to QuiltCheryl Arkison

Here are other books we like but don't have. Check them out from the GVPL or buy them from Amazon. (NB: if you purchase a book from our amazon link we'll get a very small percentage back, so it's a good way to support your guild!)

Free-Motion Quilting:

365 Free Motion Quilting Designs by Leah Day

Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting by Natalia Bonner
GVPL / Amazon

Doodle Quilting: Over 120 Continuous-Line Machine Quilting Designs by Cheryl Malkowski


First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting: 24 Projects for Fearless Stitching by Christina Cameli

Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters
GVPL / Amazon

Modern Quilting Designs by Bethany Nicole Pease

Pattern / Design Books:

Block Party: The Modern Quilting Bee by Alissa Haight Carlton and Kristen Lejnieks
GVPL / Amazon

Denyse Schmidt: Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration

GVPL / Amazon

Material Obsession by Kathy Doughty and Sarah Fielke

GVPL / Amazon

Material Obsession 2 by Kathy Doughty and Sarah Fielke

GVPL / Amazon

Modern Baby

GVPL / Amazon

Modern Minimal by Alissa Haight Carlton

GVPL / Amazon

Modern Neutrals By Amy Ellis

GVPL / Amazon

Modern Patchwork by Elizabeth Hartman

GVPL / Amazon

The Modern Quilt Workshop by Weeks Ringle

GVPL / Amazon

Quilting Modern by Jacquie Gering and Katie Pedersen

GVPL / Amazon

Sunday Morning Quilts by Amanda Jean Nyberg and Cheryl Arkison
GVPL / Amazon

Transparency Quilts by Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr

GVPL / Amazon

We Love Color ed. by Suzanne Woods