Around the Quilt Frame: Stories and Musings on the Quilter's Craft
Quarto Publishing Group USA, Apr 13, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 224 pages
Inspired by the sense of community forged by the millions of women who have gathered with friends to quilt throughout history, Around the Quilt Frame draws upon this common bond, connecting today s quilters in a more symbolic way.
This unique compilation of essays and stories about quilts and quilting blends light-hearted tales with more philosophical pieces. From a variety of well-known quilting writers, including Helen Kelley, Ami Simms, Lisa Boyer, Patricia Cox, Jean Ray Laury, and Sandra Dallas, these pieces expertly stitch together a mix of contemporary and vintage pieces to create a patchwork of treasured and timeless tales.
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TO BE A QUILTER
WHO NEEDS QUILT GUILT?
A GREAT QUILTING TRUTH OF THE UNIVERSE
WHAT WILL WE THINK OF NEXT?
THE QUILT SHOW AND BEYOND
THE LURE OF THE QUILT SHOW
EXCERPT FROM DOUBLE WEDDINQ RING
WOMEN WHO QUILT
ALL IN THE FAMILY
MY GRANDMOTHERS LEGACY
THE WOMEN AND THEIR QUILTS
AROUND THE QUILT FRAME
QUILTS IN THE LIFE CYCLE
THE AHHHHHHHHH MOMENT
HISTORY IN THE MAKING
EXCERPT FROM THE PERSIAN PICKLE CLUB
THE QUILT OF HAPPINESS