The Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns (Third Edition) by Barbara Brackman

A Fan-Favorite in its Third Edition!

Barbara Brackman’s classic quilter’s resource, the Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns, is fully modernized, updated with over 160 new blocks, and presented in full color for the first time in this third edition! All of the 4,000+ pieced quilt blocks found in this book are illustrated with both a line drawing and sample color suggestions to ensure that you will never run out of inspiration!

Quilters, quilt historians, and textile enthusiasts will love the detailed information on pattern names and publication sources included with each block. Read more about this book >>

MSRP: $59.95

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“The new updated version is an essential primer for anyone who is passionate about quilts.”

-Tula Pink (Fabric Designer and Quiltmaker)

“I did not think Barbara could top her first classic opus, but she has!”

– Alex Anderson (co-host of The Quilt Show)

“You will want this new volume even if you already possess an earlier edition.”

– Judy Martin (Designer, Author, and past editor of Quilter’s Newsletter and Quiltmaker magazines)

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Page count: 522

Size: 8½” x 11″

Style: Softcover with flaps, perfect binding, full-color content

About the Author

Barbara Brackman

Barbara Brackman is a quilt historian and author from Lawrence, Kansas. She’s been fascinated by quilt patterns for forty years and could not rest until she’d indexed more than 4,000 pieced patterns for her Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns. BlockBase+ is that index for the computer age. She writes several blogs about quilt history and patterns including Material Culture. She was inducted into the Quilters Hall of Fame of Marion, Indiana in 2001 and is a founding member of the American Quilt Study Group.

Video: The History Behind Barbara Brackman’s Encyclopedia Book