Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns

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American Quilter's Society, 1993 - Crafts & Hobbies - 551 pages
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Newly revised by Barbara Brackman, this book places at your fingertips illustrations, names, and original published sources for over 4,000 pieced patterns. Its comprehensive listing of pieced quilt designs published from the 1830's though the 1970's makes this "Encyclopedia" a wonderful resource for pattern identification and also a source of inspiring possibilities for those who make quilts themselves.

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User Review  - yankeequilter - LibraryThing

This has become the bible for block pattern identification...I just wish I could get my mind to work like Barbara so I could easily look up a pattern! Most times I just flick through the book...my husband has gotten the hang of it though... Read full review

Encyclopedia of pieced quilt patterns

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Originally published as eight volumes between 1979 and 1984, this condensed edition allows for identification of quilts based on design or pattern name. More than 4000 pieced quilt patterns, derived ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Barbara Brackman specializes in writing about American quilts and other folk arts. She is the author of several books about quilting. Barbara is a contributing editor at Quilter's Newsletter Magazine, a researcher for the Kansas Museum of History, and honorary quilt curator for the Spencer Museum of Art. She has served as consultant to many state quilt projects. Barbara resides in Lawrence, Kansas.

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