Carrie Hall Blocks: Over 800 Historical Patterns from the Collections of the Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas

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American Quilter's Society, 1999 - Crafts & Hobbies - 183 pages
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An enterprising young woman in the early 1900s, Carrie Alma Hackett Hall was determined to piece a cloth block for every known patchwork pattern of more than 850 blocks. This new release makes most of that historic collection available to everyone in splendid full-color photographs and features over 200 patterns and assembly diagrams to help you reproduce the blocks in your own quilts.

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Carrie Hall, an early 20th-century Kansas quiltmaker, had an ambitious plan. She set out to preserve America's quiltmaking heritage by collecting every known patchwork pattern and piecing one cloth ... Read full review

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Carrie Alma Hackett Hall is best known for her partnership in the book "The Romance of the Patchwork Quilt in America" with Rose Kretsinger. She was responsible for preserving nearly every known patchwork pattern from their era! Author Bettina Havig takes the historical approach to the collection one step further and features piecing diagrams for sewing and pattern templates for creating 200 of these blocks.

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