American Quilt Making: Stories in Cloth

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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The pioneers quilted blankets to provide warmth and to record and preserve their family stories as they traveled west To The frontier. Kids can learn about the outside influences, such as Eastern European immigrants and African slaves, that have shaped this very American tradition. Your students can create their own distinct designs in a wonderful project that will provide them with a great appreciation of quilting.
 

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Contents

Quilts Through the Centuries
5
Quilting Bees
6
The Move West
9
Album Quilts
10
Friendship Quilts
13
AIDS Memorial Quilt
14
Amish Quilts
17
Hawaiian and Hmong Quilts
18
Cutout Quilt
20
African American Quilts
22
Glossary
23
Index
24
Copyright

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