Rosemary Youngs is an award-winning quilter who enjoys designing quilts that tell a story. She is the author of the Amish Circle Quilt, the Civil War Diary Quilt , Civil War Love Letter Quilt book,Civil War Anniversary Quilt Book and the Quilts from the American Homefront. Her sixth book, The Quilt Block Bible, will feature 202 6 inch blocks, the book is filled with large photographs of the traditional blocks. The book also has a CD in the back of the book that can be used to print the pattern. The book has historical tidbits throughout. It will be available in May of 2014
Rosemary's newest pattern, Shipshewana Happy Scrappy is now available. The finished quilt measures 105" x 121" and has over 2500 pieces, it is a wonderful way to use up your scraps and so much fun to work on.
She participates in many quilting forums online and leads her own Civil War quilt group on Yahoo. To be able to join her Yahoo group, go to
Members of her group share their photographs and journeys while making her quilts patterns. Rosemary provides step-by-step instructions for foundation piecing for the blocks online.
Rosemary has started an organization called Quilt Blankets for Children in Orphanages. Instructions to make a quilt blanket are on her website, quilt blankets will be sent to orphanages in Africa and other countries in need.
She also has designed some special patterns, The Old Testament Bible Quilt, The New Testament Bible Quilt and a whimsical Spring Fling pattern.
Rosemary will be adding other products to her website as well as featuring some special quilts, blocks of the week and month, 1930s newspaper series patterns and tutorials.
Her work has also been published in several books and magazines. She resides in Walker Michigan with her family.