Celebrate Great Quilts! circa 1825-1940: The International Quilt Festival Collection

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C&T Publishing Inc, Oct 1, 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 64 pages
"Collect with your heart, not your head" is the philosophy of these first-rate quilt collectors. The quilts they cherish may be classic designs or folk art, skillful or eccentric, and pristine or time-worn, making for a collection that is loved by all who see it. Enjoy an intimate look at the International Quilt Festival collection, featuring over a century of traditional American quiltmaking. Read the stories behind 75 historic quilts dating from 1825–1940. Learn about the fabric printing processes, quilting techniques, and popular patterns and colors of each era. 4 patterns for best-loved quilts from the book will be available separately, so you can re-create your favorite.
 

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Contents

Characteristics of Quilts by Era
3
Introduction
4
18251846
10
18501874
14
18751899
30
19001924
48
19251940
53
Index
62
About the Authors
63
Copyright
64
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