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Our Favorite Books

A Communion of the Spirits: African American Quilters, Preservers, and Their Stories by Roland Freeman
A Howard Reader: An Intellectual and Cultural Quilt of the African-American Experience – Paul E. Logan
A Piece of My Soul – Quilts By Black Artisans – Cuesta Benberry
African Accents: Fabrics and Crafts to Decorate Your Home by Lisa Shephard
African American Quilting The Warmth and Tradition by Wilson Sule Greg
African American Quiltmaking in Michigan – Marsha MacDowell
African Fabrics-Sewing Contemporary Fashion with Ethnic Flair - Ronke Luke-Boone
African Style Down to the Detail - Sharne Algottson
Always There: The African-American Presence in American Quits, 1800- 1900 – Cuesta R. Benberry
Arbie Williams Transforms the Britches Quilts in the African-American Tradition – Eli Leon
Black Threads: An African-American Quilting Sourcebook - Kyra Hicks
Colors of Africa - Duncan Clarke
Dancing at the Louvre: Faith Ringgold’s French Collection and Other Story Quilts – Faith Ringgold
Global Expressions - Decorating with Fabrics From Around the World - Lisa Shepard
Harlem Style - Designing for the New Urban Aesthetic - Roderick N. Shade and Jorge S. Arango
Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad - Jacqueline L. Tobin and Dr. Raymond Dobard
Journey of the Spirit: The Art of Gwendolyn A. Magee - Gwendolyn A. Magee
Let’s Quilt Our African American Heritage and Stuff in Topographically! – Carol Marsh
Master Weaver From Ghana – Gilbert “Bobbo’ Ahiagble & Louise Meyer
My Quilts and Me: The Diary of an American Quilter – Nora Ezell
Quilt Inspirations from Africa - Kaye England
Signs and Symbols: African Images in African-American Quilts – Maude Southwell Wahlman
Spirit of the Cloth - Contemporary African American Quilts - Carolyn Mazloomi with preface by Faith Reingold and forward by Cuesta Benberry
Stitching Memories: African American Story Quilts – Eva Ungar Grudin
The Art of African Textiles - Technology, Tradition and Lurex - John Picton
The Black Family Dinner Quilt Cookbook – Dorothy Height
The Essential Gourd Art and History of Northwestern Nigeria - Marla C. Burns
The Freedom Quilting Bee – Nancy Callahan
The Secret of African Design – Sharne Algotsson and Denys Davis
We Flew Over the Bridge: The Memoirs of Faith Ringgold – Faith Ringgold
Wearable Dreams Out of Africa - Sue Akeman
With Sacred Threads: Quilting and the Spiritual Life - Susan Towner-Larsen and Barbara Brown Davis
Women of Taste - A Collaboration Celebrating Quilt Artists and Chefs edited by Jan Bilik


Addy’s Wedding Quilt – Connie Rose Porter, Dahl Taylor
Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky - Faith Ringgold
Cassie’s Word Quilt – Faith Ringgold
Eight Hands Round: A Patchwork Alphabet – Ann Whitford Paul, Jennifer Winter
Patchwork Quilt – Valerie Flournoy
Sweet Clara and The Freedom Quilt – Deborah Hopkinson
Tanya’s Reunion – Valerie Flournoy
Tar Beach – Faith Reingold
The Secret To Freedom – Marcia Vaughn
The Quilt – Ann Jonas
Under The Quilt of Night – Deborah Hopkinson

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