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Calico Man: The Manny Kopp Fabric Collection
     

Calico Man: The Manny Kopp Fabric Collection

by Bobbie Aug, Sharon Newman, Paul C. Kopp
 
Featuring the essence of an enormous and rare assortment of early American and vintage fabrics, this guide preserves history while making it. For the first time, the best of this world-renowned collection is preserved through print, extending its life and accessibility. With over half a century of work in the fabric design business, Manny Kopp was the top fabric

Overview

Featuring the essence of an enormous and rare assortment of early American and vintage fabrics, this guide preserves history while making it. For the first time, the best of this world-renowned collection is preserved through print, extending its life and accessibility. With over half a century of work in the fabric design business, Manny Kopp was the top fabric designer for major textile companies. His lifelong passion was to collect and catalog nineteenth-century samples of beautiful and unusual fabric from mills in America and Europe. His priceless collection includes designs by some of the finest craftsmen of the time, such as William Ashton. Many of the fabrics are on permanent exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution and other prestigious museums. Celebrate the life of a legend and catch a glimpse of an extraordinary piece of history through this reference. Over a thousand fabric samples include calico, plaids, stripes, conversation prints, flannelettes, indigoes, leno weaves, mourning prints, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574328943
Publisher:
Collector Books
Publication date:
08/15/2005
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author

Bobbie Aug and Sharon Newman met in Paducah, Kentucky, at the 1989 American Quilter's Society Show. Both were in the first group tested and certified as quilt appraisers by AQS. Currently, both serve as members of the AQS Appraiser Certification Program Committee. Bobbie is a teacher, judge, quilt historian, quilt maker,and collector.

Sharon Newman has written several books on quiltmaking and quilt history and is nationally recognized for her reproduction fabric lines from Moda® fabrics.

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