Quilt Patterns Through Time

Books About the History of Quilts for Babies, Children and Dolls

Childhood Treasures: Doll Quilts by and for Children
Wonderful photos and history featuring Mary Ghormley's doll quilts.

Small Endearments: 19th-Century Quilts for Children
An informative history book about children's quilts including photos of 19th century doll, crib and children's quilts.

American Doll Quilts: 16 Little Projects That Honor a Tradition
Doll quilt patterns along with their history from 1776 through 1945.

Prairie Children and Their Quilts: 14 Little Projects That Honor the Pioneer Spirit
History of pioneer children's experiences along with patterns for quilts typical of their time.

find this  book at Amazon.comA new book about children's quilts by quilt historian, Merikay Waldvogel, will be available in April 2008. Childhood Treasures: Quilts by and for Children will be a great addition to the resources about childhood quilts.

There are very few books on children's quilts in quilt history. Some quilt history books just touch on the topic but the books listed above are the only ones I could find that were fully on doll, baby and children's quilts including information on history.