Once Upon A Quilt

Once Upon A Quilt

A Scrapbook of Quilting Past and Present

Book - 2003
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Once upon a Quilt is an exciting anthology of stories, essays, and memoirs relating to quilts, quilting, and quilt history. It has something for everyone who makes, collects, and admires quilts.Selections range from the amusing to the informative to the enlightening: "Why We Love Quilts" by nationally-known quilt authority Merikay Waldvogel traces the steps of quilting history in America, musing on the importance of patchwork in our lives; "Alice's Tulips" by best-selling author Sandra Dallas tells the humorous yet poignant story of a newly married young woman who makes a quilt for her husband, an enlisted Civil War soldier; "Are You a Quilting Fanatic?" by quilter and humorist Ami Simms takes a hilarious look at our quilting obsessions; "Starting from Square One" by Quilter's Newsletter Magazine columnist Helen Kelley is a charming essay about passing on our knowledge of quilts to another generation, as Helen teaches her granddaughter the art of quilting. The stories work in perfect tandom with an eye-catching collection of artwork. Color photographs, black-and-white historical photographs, artwork, vintage advertising, pattern booklets, and more are from such talented artists as Diane Phalen, Rebecca Barker, and Warren Kimble.
Publisher: Stillwater, MN : Voyageur Press, 2003.
ISBN: 9780896580305
Branch Call Number: 746.46 ON1
Characteristics: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Aldrich, Margret 1975-
Dallas, Sandra

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