Dating Quilts: From 1600 to the Present
This one-of-a-kind reference provides basic facts about antique quilt styles, fabrics, fillers, sizes, borders and edges, patterns, sewing techniques, signatures, dyes, and printing techniques, making identification easy.
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If you want a handy pocket guide with you when searching for antique quilts to purchase in order to date them properly, this is the book for you. Ms. Kelley provides information relating to quilts ... Read full review
20th-century term Aged fabric air circulation All-White Quilts American Quilt American Quilt Study aniline dyes applied Baltimore Album Barbara Beds binding bleached Block Prints Brackman brown Burns slowly Burns with melting Burns without melting buttonhole stitch C&T Publishing Charm Quilts Cheater Cloth Chintz clean Continues to burn Copperplate Printing cotton batts cotton fabric Cretonne Discharge Printing dots embroidered embroidery fabric printed fibers fillers flame Floral Applique Floral Stripes Prints Flower Garden Dresden frequently Fuses and curls Fuses and shrinks green ground All-over Helen Hewson Jacquard loom Kate Greenaway knob or bead Leaves hard madder Marseilles spreads Medallion Quilts Museum muslin Navy-blue Old quilt tops older quilt Over-printing Percales pink Polyester Prussian blue purple Quilt Patterns quilt PRINTING Quilt Study Group quilter quiltmakers Red Cross Quilts requiring quilts Roller Printing rose Silk Simulated Patchwork single color slowly with melting Sunbonnets Technique Textiles thread unbleached Velcro Wheat Ridge woodblock wool batts yellow