Around the Quilt Frame: Stories and Musings on the Quilter's Craft

Around the Quilt Frame: Stories and Musings on the Quilter's Craft

by Kari Cornell
     
 

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Inspired by the sense of community forged by the millions of women who have gathered with friends to quilt throughout history, Around the Quilt Frame draws upon this common bond, connecting today’s quilters in a more symbolic way.

This unique compilation of essays and stories about quilts and quilting blends light-hearted tales with more philosophical

Overview

Inspired by the sense of community forged by the millions of women who have gathered with friends to quilt throughout history, Around the Quilt Frame draws upon this common bond, connecting today’s quilters in a more symbolic way.

This unique compilation of essays and stories about quilts and quilting blends light-hearted tales with more philosophical pieces. From a variety of well-known quilting writers, including Helen Kelley, Ami Simms, Lisa Boyer, Patricia Cox, Jean Ray Laury, and Sandra Dallas, these pieces expertly stitch together a mix of contemporary and vintage pieces to create a patchwork of treasured and timeless tales.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

Mature Living, September 2006

“If you live to quilt, enjoy the companionship of other quilters, or appreciate the delicate handiwork of a handmade quilt, Around the Quilt Frame is a must-read!”

California Bookwatch, June 2006

“Especially recommended as a gift pick for that quilter who ‘has everything.’”

Piecework, Sept/Oct 2006

“Tuck this one into your carryall for those moments that you spend waiting … you’ll be glad you did.”

Quilter’s Newsletter, September 2006

“Slip this small volume into your travel tote or keep it by your bed and stay connected with the quilting community even at those times when stitching isn’t an option.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616738044
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
04/13/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
431,283
File size:
3 MB

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From the Publisher
California Bookwatch, June 2006

“Especially recommended as a gift pick for that quilter who ‘has everything.’”

Piecework, Sept/Oct 2006

“Tuck this one into your carryall for those moments that you spend waiting … you’ll be glad you did.”

Quilter’s Newsletter, September 2006

“Slip this small volume into your travel tote or keep it by your bed and stay connected with the quilting community even at those times when stitching isn’t an option.”

Mature Living, September 2006

“If you live to quilt, enjoy the companionship of other quilters, or appreciate the delicate handiwork of a handmade quilt, Around the Quilt Frame is a must-read!”

Meet the Author

Editor Kari Cornell has been knitting and collecting vintage patterns for years. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, two sons, and a beagle.

 

Jennifer Simonson is a photographer in Minneapolis, MN. Her photographs have appeared in Sew Retro, published by Voyageur Press, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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