Recommended Books on the Amish


We frequently get asked what we consider to be some of the best books on the Amish way of life, so we finally wrote them down for everyone. In a couple of different areas, these are some of our favorites.

  

Amish Cookbooks

  

The Homestyle Amish Kitchen Cookbook: Plainly Delicious Recipes from the Simple Life

 

Lancaster County Cookbook

 

The Amish Cook: Recollections and Recipes from an Old Order Amish Family

  

Amish Quilts and Crafts

 

While this book is not comprised entirely of Amish quilts, we can’t recommend it enough. It is a fantastic journey; looking at over three hundred pictures of quilts from around the world. This book is an excellent reference for comparing Amish quilts with quilts from other countries.

Quilts Around the World: The Story of Quilting from Alabama to Zimbabwe

 

Amish Abstractions: Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown

 


Amish Quilting Patterns: 56 Full-Size Ready-to-Use Designs and Complete Instructions (Dover Quilting)

 


World of Amish Quilts

 


Amish Doll Patterns: An Amish Family and Friends

  

Amish History

 


Plain Secrets: An Outsider among the Amish

 


Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy

 


A History of the Amish, Revised and Updated!

 


Amish Society

  

Amish Religion

 


Amish Peace: Simple Wisdom for a Complicated World

 


Amish Proverbs: Words of Wisdom from the Simple Life

 


Amish Proverbs: Words of Wisdom from the Simple Life