Facts & Fabrications-Unraveling the History of Quilts & Slavery: 8 Projects - 20 Blocks - First-Person Accounts

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
Did Quilts Really Lead the Way to Freedom? What role did quilts play? Barbara explores the stories surrounding the Underground Railroad. Read about the people who were there! First-person accounts, newspaper and military records, and surviving quilts all add clues. YOU decide how to interpret the stories and history, fabrication and facts as you learn about this fascinating time in history. Excellent resource for elementary through high school learners - curriculum included! Recall an unforgettable phase of our nation's history with America's leading quilt historian. Barbara Brackman presents the most current research on the role of quilts during the time of slavery, emancipation, and the Underground Railroad. Nine quilt projects combine historic blocks with Barbara's own designs.

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I began the book with enthusiasm, but couldn’t wait to finish. The author brought many civil war photographs to light, and I appreciate that. But her pronouncements seem to often be opinion, nowhere ... Read full review

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Barbara Brackman presents interesting research regarding the role of quilts during the time of slavery, emancipation, and the Underground Railroad. Quilt blocks and patterns are included. Read full review


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Samplers and Quilts Recalling Slavery Days
The Blocks
Adapting the Sampler for Children
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