Quilts from Two Valleys: Amish Quilts from the Big Valley, Mennonite Quilts from the Shenandoah Valley by Phyllis Good, Phillis Pellman Good |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Quilts from Two Valleys: Amish Quilts from the Big Valley, Mennonite Quilts from the Shenandoah Valley

Quilts from Two Valleys: Amish Quilts from the Big Valley, Mennonite Quilts from the Shenandoah Valley

by Phyllis Good, Phillis Pellman Good
     
 

Two hidden valleys--one in Pennsylvania, the other in Virginia--held vibrant communities and quilting traditions during the closing years of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th century. Includes photographs of richly colorful quilts, and of the two communities from which they came.

Two hidden valleys—one in Pennsylvania, the other in

Overview


Two hidden valleys--one in Pennsylvania, the other in Virginia--held vibrant communities and quilting traditions during the closing years of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th century. Includes photographs of richly colorful quilts, and of the two communities from which they came.

Two hidden valleys—one in Pennsylvania, the other in Virginia—held vibrant communities and quilting traditions during the closing years of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th century. How do the quilts made by the Amish and Mennonites in these tucked-away places compare? Includes photographs of richly colorful quilts, and of the two communities from which they come.

"Full of bright color and examples of phenomenal hand-quilting, this book is great for your personal library or for a gift for a friend." —Quilting Quarterly

"The elegant designs of these quilts give insight into the simple and unique lifestyles of their makers. Phyllis includes biographical information about the two groups along with photos of them and their work." —Quilter's Newsletter Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561482863
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
76
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 10.58(h) x 0.31(d)

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Meet the Author


Phyllis Pellman Good is a New York Times bestselling author whose books have sold more than 11 million copies. Good is the author of the nationally acclaimed Fix-It and Forget-It slow-cooker cookbooks, several of which have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list, as well as the bestseller lists of USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and Book Sense. The series includes eight titles. The most recent are Fix-It and Forget-It Pink Cookbook, to benefit the Avon Foundation and Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook, Revised and Updated, with the American Diabetes Association. Good is also the author of the Fix-It and Enjoy-It series, a “cousin” series to the phenomenally successful Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbooks. Phyllis Pellman Good is Executive Editor at Good Books. (Good Books has published hundreds of titles by more than 135 authors.) She received her B.A. and M.A. in English from New York University. She and her husband, Merle, are the parents of two young-adult daughters. For a complete listing of books by Phyllis Pellman Good, as well as excerpts and reviews, visit www.Fix-ItandForget-It.com or www.GoodBooks.com.

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