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Best Mosaic Resource Books for a Mosaic Beginner

Posted by hoosierquilt (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 13, 14 at 14:11

I am going to tackle a small to medium sized mosaic project - making a cover for our fire pit (1/2 circle), and I'd like to invest in some good basic mosaic resources "how to" books. I'm hoping you all experienced mosaic artists might be able to recommend several good resources books that a beginner would like to have on the shelf, to get started? Thanks so much, and very excited about my first project.

Patty S.


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RE: Best Mosaic Resource Books for a Mosaic Beginner

I like "Classic Mosaic" by Elaine M. Goodwin.

Below is a link to an article I wrote about mosaics, and near the end of the article is a link to her book.

Here is a link that might be useful: Silva's article about how to mosaic


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RE: Best Mosaic Resource Books for a Mosaic Beginner

Thanks so much, silvamae. I will check out both your article and the book! We do have a mosaic artist that teaches classes periodically in my area, so I am on the list to sign up for the next class, which I'm hoping will be next month.

Patty S.


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RE: Best Mosaic Resource Books for a Mosaic Beginner

I have a bunch of them (though not the one Silvamae mentioned--I'll have to check that out myself). Of the ones I have, I think the best is Readers' Digest Guide to Mosaics. It's very informative and easy to follow.

Here is a link that might be useful: Readers Digest Guide to Mosaics


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RE: Best Mosaic Resource Books for a Mosaic Beginner

Thanks, Lori, I will look at your suggestion as well. Appreciate it!

Patty S.


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