Some of My Favorite Books
and Magazines -

Links by Studio Artist, Dottie Gantt
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Happiness Is ©2005
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Pratique ©2003

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Mali Mud ©2001

Books and More Books

I confess, I'm a bookaholic!  Below are a few of my favorite books in my library. I've also included several book resources you may find interesting.

AddALL Book Search & Price Comparison - Good prices and a good place to search for that hard-to-find book

American Quilter's Society -- Publishers

> Caryl Bryer Fallert - A Spectrum of Quilts by Caryl Bryer Fallert
> Liberated Quiltmaking by Gwen Marston

B T Batsford Ltd - Publishers - Great photos, well written, and some of my favorite authors

> Fusing Fabric by Margaret Beal
> Edges & Finishes In Machine Embroidery by Campbell and Harding
> Paper, Metal & Stitch by Maggie Grey & Jane Wild

C&T Publishing - Publishers

> FUSING FUN! Fast Fearless Art Quilts by Laura Wasilowski
> Imagery On Fabric by Jean Ray Laury
> Focus on Batiks by Jan Bodie Smiley - Dottie's art quilt "She's So Vain" is one of the featured art quilts appearing on page 79 in this book.

Dover Publications - Great Resource - Great Prices - Great Selections!   Copyright Free material available

Krause Books - Publishers

> The Art Of Manipulating Fabric by Colette Wolff

Lark Books - Publishers - They have wonderful art and craft books - All their books are well done!

Martingale & Company™ - Publishers 

Photo of "Keiko's Pond" art quilt by Dottie Gantt
Keiko's Pond ©2005

> Complex Cloth by Jane Dunnewold
> Creating With Paint by Sherrill Kahn

Books by Keiko Goke - One of my favorite teachers and art quilters!

> Patchwork Quilt - Publisher NHK Printed In Japan
> Quilt Wonderland - Publisher Fujinseikatsusha Printed in Japan

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Quilt Digest Press - Publishers

Photo of "If It's Not One Thing, It's" art quilt by Dottie Gantt

It It's Not One Thing,
It's  ©1999

Photo of "The Porcelain Goddess" art quilt by Dottie Gantt
The Porcelain Goddess ©2001

> The Art Quilt by Penny McMorris and Michael Kile
> The Quilter's Book of Design by Ann Johnston

Quilting Arts, LLC

> Free Expression: The Art and Confessions Of A > Contemporary Quilter by Robbi Joy Eklow

Texture With Textiles by Linda F. McGehee - Self Published

Quilters Resource
- Publishers

I really enjoy any of the books written by Jan Beaney, Jean Littlejohn, Valerie Campbell-Harding, and Maggie Grey. Below are just a few of their books which I have.

> Bonding and Beyond by Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn
> Layers of Stitch by Valerie Campbell-Harding and Maggie Grey
> Machine Embroidery - Stitched Patterns by Valerie Campbell-Harding
> Gardens & More by Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn
> Giving Pleasure by Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn
> Stitch Magic - Ideas and Interpretation with Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn
> Surfaces for Stitch - Plastic, Films & Fabric by Gwen Hedley
> Transfer To Transform by Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn
> Trees As A Theme by Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn
> Voluptuous Velvet by Jean Littlejohn

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Photo of "Crazy Love" art quilt by Dottie Gantt
Crazy Love ©2001

Photo of "When One Door Closes" art quilt by Dottie Gantt
When One Door Closes ©1998

Magazines That Arrive In My Mailbox!

Art Calendar® - The Business Magazine For Visual Artists
Belle Armoire®
- Art To Wear Magazine
CarolinaArts - A publication for the visual arts in the Carolinas
Cloth - Paper - Scissors
® - Artistic discovery with collage and mixed media using cloth and paper
Fiberarts Magazine
  - Covers work in anything to do with fibers
National Geographic
- Explore the world and everything on it
Professional Quilter™
- Offers great resource information and networking opportunities to professionals and serious quilters
Quilter's Newsletter Magazine®
- 35+ years of quilting information
Quilting Arts Magazine®
- Contemporary quilting and art quilts

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All items listed are personal opinions and recommendations by Dottie Gantt.  These link and FAQ's pages will always be a work-in-progress.  The information will be updated on a regular basis.  If you have suggestions, please feel free to contact us.  We will review and consider your input.  Your input and suggestions are welcomed.  All photos are art works by Dottie Gantt unless otherwise indicated.

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