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The news articles are complimented with quilts from the same time periods. This first book in the series of quilting news of yesteryear, provides for primary and secondary sources for quiltmaking spanning one hundred years.
It will be a valuable reference for all of us studying quilt history, women's history and textile history.
This unusual book enriches the history and appreciation of the quilt as art. The book offers an overview of textiles in America, based on years of research, that is unmatched in scope.
This new book contains over 200 newspaper articles dating from 1880 to 1945, that trace crazy quilt patterns and articles in womens magazines and pamphlets.
At the age of 10, her grandmother introduced her to quilting and the beauty of flowers. Always creative, Eileen has used many avenues of artistic expression.
Eileen was interested in the history of quilting, and the ties it made between her family generations.
The most-imported commodity, and a highly valued one, textiles were used for bedding, bed curtains, clothing, household linens, window curtains, upholstery, and floor covering.
This book illustrates samples from collections around the world, as well as drawings and engravings of the time.