Patchwork And Quilting In Britain
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📒Patchwork And Quilting In Britain ✍ Heather Audin
✏Patchwork and Quilting in Britain Book Summary : Patchwork quilts are hugely evocative emblems of our domestic past. With no two quite the same, each example hints both at the story of the particular household in which it was produced and at a larger piece of social history. But quilting is by no means only historical, with the craft seeing a huge revival in popularity in recent years, and items that were once made for purely utilitarian and practical reasons are now produced and appreciated for the connection they afford us to a rich vein of heritage and nostalgia. Illustrated with a stunning range of examples from the Quilters' Guild Collection – of which the author is curator – this book is a wonderful introduction to a hugely important aspect of British domestic history.
📒Traditional British Quilts ✍ Dorothy Osler
✏Traditional British Quilts Book Summary : Since the early 1970s in Britain, there has been a revival of interest in quiltmaking, stimulated by contact with the American tradition of quilting and patchwork. This book looks at the practical and historical aspects of quiltmaking.
📒A Photographic Guide To Patchwork And Quilting In Old England ✍ Marie Webster
✏A Photographic Guide to Patchwork and Quilting in Old England Book Summary : This scarce text contains an interesting and comprehensive guide pertaining to the colourful history of quilting in England. The definitive guide on the subject, this scarce book will greatly appeal to anyone with an interest in the topic of quilting and is a must-have for collectors of Marie Webster s work. This text has been elected for republication due to its historical and educational value, proudly republished here with a new introductory biography of the author. Marie Daugherty Webster ( 1859 1956) was a businesswoman, quilt designer, and the author of the first book on quilting in America, Quilts, Their Story, and How to Make Them (1915)."
📒The 1718 Coverlet ✍ Susan Briscoe
✏The 1718 Coverlet Book Summary : Learn how to piece each of the historic quilt blocks in the oldest dated British patchwork coverlet. This unique book features a block directory and instructions for how to piece each of the 69 blocks, using the original mosaic piecing technique, as well
📒The Quilters Guild Collection ✍ Bridget Long
✏The Quilters Guild Collection Book Summary : 'The Quilters' Guild Heritage Collection' is the largest national collection of antique patchwork and quilting in the UK, containing over 450 items that date as far back as the 18th century.
📒Quilters Guild Collection ✍ Bridget Long
✏Quilters Guild Collection Book Summary : A collection of antique patchwork and quilting in the UK, containing over 450 items that date as far back as the 18th century. Opening with an authoritative introduction to the history of British patchwork and quilting, from the 17th to the 20th century, it is a useful resource for those seeking accurate historical information.|"The Quilters' Guild Heritage Collection" is the largest national collection of antique patchwork and quilting in the UK, containing over 450 items that date as far back as the 18th century. In this inspirational book, 12 contemporary quiltmakers each take their stimulus from a different item in the collection to create a stunning modern quilt, demonstrating their unique creative processes along the way. Opening with an authoritative introduction to the history of British patchwork and quilting, from the 17th to the 20th century, the book is an invaluable resource for those seeking accurate historical information. Within the project section, each quilter discusses her approach, illustrated by pages from sketchbooks and work-in-progress samples, giving practical advice on developing ideas and turning them into contemporary quilt designs.
📒Quilts 1700 2010 ✍ Sue Prichard
✏Quilts 1700 2010 Book Summary : Showcases the V&A Museum's patchwork and quilt collection, providing major essays by textile historians; case studies focusing on particular pieces; primary sources such as inventories, dairies, letters and more that offer opportunities to reinterpret the personal narratives behind the quilts; and 118 full-color photos.
📒Kaffe Fassett S Heirloom Quilts In America ✍ Kaffe Fassett
✏Kaffe Fassett s Heirloom Quilts in America Book Summary : To celebrate the 20th anniversary of his highly successful series of patchwork and quilting books, Kaffe Fassett has returned to his American roots. Using the collection of American vintage quilts in Britain's American Museum in Bath as his inspiration, Kaffe has chosen 18 different quilts as the basis for his 20 new designs in this book. Designs feature both his latest fabrics and his much-loved classics, mostly from the Kaffe Fassett Collective but also his latest collection of Artisan fabrics. An introductory section, this book features the original quilts that inspired Kaffe, and tells the reader something about their provenance. The new designs demonstrate Kaffe's vivid and unique color combinations, giving new meaning to familiar block patterns such as Tumbling Blocks, Starbursts, and Log Cabins. Photographed in bucolic Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Each pattern contains full step-by-step piecing instructions and detailed diagrams.
✏The History of Quilts and Patchwork Worldwide with Photographic Reproductions Book Summary : This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.
📒A Year In The Life Of Sunbonnet Sue ✍ Darra Williamson
✏A Year in the Life of Sunbonnet Sue Book Summary : Using today's exciting fabrics, quilting experts Christine Porter and Darra Williamson give Sunbonnet Sue a wonderfully updated look. Find 12 small quilts featuring different themes, one for each month of the year Enjoy full-sized pattern pieces and fast-and-easy fusible applique Discover fun embellishing tips with each project