Piece By Piece Simon and Schuster, 1990
A guide to quiltmaking, illustrated in colour with photographs of finished quilts and diagrams of templates, designs and working processes.
"This attractive, comprehensive guide captures the vitality and flavor of quilting in Australia
and will inform and inspire beginners and more experienced quiltmakers alike."
Bonnie Lehman, Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine . USA
"Enormously attractive to experienced quilters..A beautiful book that should be appealing to people of ages and any standard of quilting. It will even find an audience with people who simply want to look at the pictures."
Nine to Five
"Beautifully conceived and produced book. …shows clearly the depth of her knowledge and
her easy familiarity with a wide range of quilting activity …everybody will want to own their
own copy, for it will become much sought after “standard” work"
Down Under Quilts
"A beautiful and practical introduction to quiltmaking"
Independent Patchworker. Britain
The Quilters Kaleidoscope Simon and Schuster, 1992
This book introduces the reader to the theories and considerations that lie behind patchwork quilts.
"Glossy “must have” for the patchworkers’ bookshelf."
English Guild’s Magazine
"Now she is considered one of Australia’s leading quilters" Megan Paris
"One of Australia’s most accomplished quilters." Sydney Morning Herald
"An intelligent and inspirational approach, and Finnegan writes well to make her various points" Textile Fibre Forum, Janet de Boer
"Highly respected Sydney textile artist."
Australian Country Crafts and Decorating
"One of Australia’s most highly respected textile artists."
Ideal Home, London
QUILTS 2000 Sally Milner, 2000
An inspirational survey of quiltmaking in Australia in 2000, with fine examples of traditional hand pieced and quilted work to cutting edge experimental textile art. A collection which provides a kaleidoscope of colour, texture and form.
2017 donor profile, Dianne Finnegan Unlocked, Sydney Living Museums
2012 Textiles: The Art of Mankind Mary Schroeder (Thames and Hudson)
2005 Catalogue essay - Alison Muir exhibition
2003 Seminar Papers - Quilt Study Group o Australia
2002 Australian Country Threads
2001 Down Under Quilts articles, personal profile and historic quilts article
The Volunteers: How ordinary Australians brought about the extraordinary success of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Walker, M and Gleeson, G (Allen and Unwin)
2000 QUILTS 2000 Australia Celebrates (QUILTS 2000, Sydney), Author
1999 Australian Patchwork and Quilting
1998 Sydney Quilt Stories, Historic Houses Trust
Now and Then, Seminar Papers of symposium at the Powerhouse Museum
Australian Patchwork and Quilting
Down Under Quilts
1997 Australian Patchwork and Quilting
1996 Better Homes and Gardens American Patchwork and Quilting
1995 Colours of Australia, Directions in Quiltmaking. author (J.B. Fairfax Press, Sydney). Author, for The Quilters’ Guild
1994 88 Leaders in the Quilt World Today, Nihon Vogue (Nihon Vogue)
The Best of Handmade (Harper Collins), chapter
Craft and Home
Australian Country Craft essay on the history of Australian Quilting.
1992 The Quilter’s Kaleidoscope How to Design and Create Individual Interpretations of Favourite Quilts (Simon and Schuster. Sydney)
1991 Craft Arts International review
1990 Piece by Piece; the Complete Book of Australian Quiltmaking (Simonand Schuster, Sydney)
1990 Handmade covershot and article
Australian Womens Weekly
1989 Australian Quiltmakers the people and their art (Simon and Schuster, Sydney). Introduction
1988 Quilt Australia (Bay Books, Sydney). Introduction. Assisted by a grant from the Women’s Program, Australian Bicentennial Authority
1975 Denudation Chronology of the Southern Gawler Ranges and Adjacent areas, MA thesis