Celebrate Great Quilts! circa 1825-1940: The International Quilt Festival Collection
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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11 stitches 9 stitches American Quilts Amish quilts Appliqué Circa appliquéd and hand Barn Raising variation Birds blocks measure 18 blue Broderie Perse Broken Star calico center block Center Medallion cheddar chintz collection colors cotton sateen Courthouse Steps variation Crazy Quilt embroidery fabrics Feathered Star floral guilted Hand and machine Hand appliquéd Hand embroidered Hand pieced hand quilted Holmes County International Quilt Festival intricate Karey Karey's Lancaster County late Sandra Mitchell Log Cabin Lone Star Machine pieced machine quilted Mennonite quilt motifs muslin Nine-Patch Ohio pattern Pennsylvania Periodfrom pieced and hand Pineapple Princess Feather prints Quilt Day quilt details quilted in 2003 quilted using 9 quilters quilting design Quiltmaking red and green redwork Rose Kretsinger Rose of Sharon sashing Sawtooth border Sharon variation Silk Snowflake solid red Star Circa 1930 Star quilts stitches per inch String-Pieced Star Texas Quilt tiny tulips Unknown Amish Unknown Mennonite unusual variation Circa 1890 wool