Dating Quilts: From 1600 to the Present
This book is a must for quilt collectors, quilt lovers, museum goers, and antique buffs. Helen's handy little book will help you date quilts in minutes and increase your kowledge of antique quilts. It reminds you of the basic facts about quilt styles, fabrics, fillers, sizes, borders and edges, patterns, signatures, dyes, and printing techniques so that you can quickly identify when a quilt was made. It is a one-of-a-kind, quick reference to the characteristics of quilts from 1600 until the present. Indexed for easy use, it's the perfect size to carry on quilt adventures.
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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 adding new Fabric Aged Fabric air circulation All-White Quilts aniline dyes Antimony applique Baltimore Album bead Beds binding bleached Block Prints brown Burns without shrink buttonhole stitch C&T Publishing Charm Quilts Cheater Cloth Chintz clean Continues to burn Copperplate Printing cotton Fabric Cretonne curls Burns slowly Discharge Printing dots ELECTRONIC PRODUCT embroidered embroidery Fabric printed ﬁbers ﬁllers ﬁrst ﬁve ﬂame ﬂoral design Floral Stripes Prints Flower Garden Dresden ﬂowers ﬂuorescent Fuses and curls Fuses and shrinks Fustian Grounds All—over Helen Hewson Jacquard loom Kate Greenaway leave a knob Leaves hard Marseilles spreads Medallion Quilts muslin Navy-blue Old quilt tops older quilt original patterns Percales Polyester Prussian blue quilt PRINTING quilter Quilts Frequently Quilts revived requiring quilts Roller Printing rose Shawl Prints shrinks Burns slowly Silk Simulated Patchwork single color SJIZIQVJ speciﬁcally Stenciled Quilts store quilts Folded Sunbonnets thread trademark unbleached Velcro Whole-Cloth Quilts woodblock wool batts yellow