Quiltmaking in America: Beyond the Myths

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Laurel Horton
Rutledge Hill Press, 1994 - Crafts & Hobbies - 192 pages
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A compilation of articles from Uncoverings, the journal of the American Quilt Study Group, this beautifully illustrated book provides an in-depth study of American quiltmaking. Indexed.

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Foreword Jean Ray Laury
Quilt Blocksor Quilt Patterns? Wilene Smith
Bedcoverings in Kent County Maryland

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About the author (1994)

Laurel Horton is an independent folklorist and internationally recognized textile scholar. A native of Kentucky, she holds an M.A. in folklore from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The principal author of Social Fabric: South Carolina's Traditional Quilts, she was curator of an exhibition of the same name at the University of South Carolina's McKissick Museum. Horton directed the South Carolina Quilt Project and has published more than thirty articles on quiltmaking traditions. She lives in Seneca, South Carolina.

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