The Civil War Anniversary Quilts: 150 Blocks to Commemorate 150 Years

The Civil War Anniversary Quilts: 150 Blocks to Commemorate 150 Years

by Rosemary Youngs
     
 

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150 Quilt Blocks to Honor the People and Events that Shaped Our Nation

The years 2011-2015 mark the 150th Anniversary of the U.S. Civil War. Through compelling diary entries, letters and 150 quilt blocks, author Rosemary Youngs helps convey the true stories of Civil War soldiers and nurses. Mixing traditional and original quilt blocks, The Civil

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150 Quilt Blocks to Honor the People and Events that Shaped Our Nation

The years 2011-2015 mark the 150th Anniversary of the U.S. Civil War. Through compelling diary entries, letters and 150 quilt blocks, author Rosemary Youngs helps convey the true stories of Civil War soldiers and nurses. Mixing traditional and original quilt blocks, The Civil War Anniversary Quilts includes clear instruction, full-size templates, a collection of historical documents, stirring images and amazing quilts. Combine the blocks to make any of three quilts featured in the book, or design your own arrangement to commemorate this profound era of our nation's history.

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"Through compelling diary entries, letters, and 150 quilt blocks, award-winning quilter Rosemary Youngs shares the true stories of Civil War soldiers, nurses, and civilians." --Primitive Quilts and Projects Book Nook review

"This book will take you on a journey through the lives of men and women during the Civil War as you piece together the quilt blocks. For the lovers of Civil War." --Sewn

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440218712
Publisher:
Krause Publications
Publication date:
05/30/2012
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
727,268
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Rosemary Youngs is an award-winning quilter who enjoys designing quilts that tell a story. She is the author of the Amish Circle Quilt, The Civil War Diary Quilt and The Civil War Love Letter Quilt. She participates in many online quilting forums and leads her own Civil War quilt group on Yahoo. Her work has been published in several books and magazines.

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