Friday, April 14, 2017

Finding a few gems

A wonderful place for finding quilting publications is my local library. I'm sometimes amazed at what they offer.

Whenever I'm about town, if I know there is a library close at hand, I stop in and see what is offered under catalog #746.

I enjoy looking through these books for color study and it's always fun to see how designers present their patterns. I may not actually make one of the quilts, but it's food for thought. Some libraries carry current Quilt magazines. In our library system, I can check out books for 3 weeks, and extend for another 3 weeks via my computer. I can also look up other titles in their system and have them shipped to my library location.

So don't let this valuable resource go unnoticed.

Happy Quilting!

4 comments:

dgs said...

My local library also carries a good selection of Quilting and various craft books. Very helpful and economical. Nice of you to heighten awareness of checking our libraries for such.

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rubyslipperz said...

I love "hunting down" / searching for places to obtain "food for thought". Sometimes, I even try to analyze *why* I like one pattern, or color combination, over another. Even in premade quilts for purchase in home catalogs can give me ideas of things to try. =). Thanks for your inspiring idea to check out the libraries.

margaret said...

like you I check out the library for quilting books, my local ones never has any seems far less books these days to make way for computers and internet such a shame but the city library has a good collection

Barb said...

I never thought of going to the Library, my mother wants to go once a week so maybe this will give me something to do while there