Black Threads: An African American Quilting Sourcebook

Black Threads: An African American Quilting Sourcebook

by Kyra E. Hicks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0786413743

ISBN-13: 9780786413744

Pub. Date: 12/30/2002

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

Although a couple of research articles on the scope of quilting activities related to the Internet and economic aspects of fabric purchasing are included, the bulk of this reference resource is taken up by an annotated bibliography of books and articles on quilting by African Americans. Also included is a demographic profile of the African American quilting industry,

Overview

Although a couple of research articles on the scope of quilting activities related to the Internet and economic aspects of fabric purchasing are included, the bulk of this reference resource is taken up by an annotated bibliography of books and articles on quilting by African Americans. Also included is a demographic profile of the African American quilting industry, listings of relevant museums and galleries, and a history timeline. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786413744
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
12/30/2002
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Foreword 1

Introduction 3

Chapter 1 One Million African American Quilters - Industry Overview 7

Chapter 2 Bibliography and Resources 15

African American Quilting Books 15

Books-More References to African American Quilting, Needlearts and Textiles 18

Exhibition Catalogues 38

Magazine, Journal and Newsletter Articles 46

Newspaper Articles 68

Dissertations, Theses and Papers 97

Grant Programs 100

Television, Videos, Films and Slides 102

Speeches, Plays and Music 104

Fiction and Poetry 106

Children's Books 109

Teachers' Guides and Curricula 113

Internet and Directory Resources 114

African American Owned Quilt Stores 117

Other Retail Resources 118

African American Quilting Organizations 118

Quilting and Other Needleart Patterns 126

Visual Arts 133

Miscellaneous Ephemeral and Collectible Items 136

Chapter 3 Museums and Galleries with African American Quilts 143

Chapter 4 African American Quilters and Internet Usage 165

Chapter 5 African American Quilters and Fabric Purchasing: Spending $40.3 Million on Fabric 183

Chapter 6 African American Quilting and Needlearts Timeline, 1800 To 2000 207

Chapter 7 Future Developments in African American Quilting 227

Appendix: Quilt Documentation Form 233

Index 235

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