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

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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

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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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