Treasury of Amish Quilts

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A collection of jewel-like quilts gathered from Amish communities throughout North America and presented in their rich, colorful glory.

A rich collection of colorful quilts gathered from Amish communities. What reviewers say—

"A treasury indeed, this book has 179 excellent color photographs of quilts in patterns most favored by Amish women in Ohio, Indiana, and Lancaster and Mifflin Counties in Pennsylvania, before 1940." —American Quilter

"A chart showing distinctive features ...

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Overview


A collection of jewel-like quilts gathered from Amish communities throughout North America and presented in their rich, colorful glory.

A rich collection of colorful quilts gathered from Amish communities. What reviewers say—

"A treasury indeed, this book has 179 excellent color photographs of quilts in patterns most favored by Amish women in Ohio, Indiana, and Lancaster and Mifflin Counties in Pennsylvania, before 1940." —American Quilter

"A chart showing distinctive features of Amish quilts, comparing the color, fabric, and quilting techniques of various communities, is included. Recommended." —Library Journal

"It's a book to return to often for inspiration and even meditation." —The Chattanooga Times

"All quilts in the book are shown in color, the quality of which is excellent. That extreme care was observed during photography is evident; even the most intricate quilting design can be clearly seen. A Treasury of Amish Quilts will be a most valuable addition to any quilter's bookshelf."—Creative Quilting

Following in the tradition of their top-selling The World of Amish Quilts, the Pellmans have created a Treasury of Amish Quilts, a collection of jewel-like quilts--gathered from Amish communities troughout North America--in all their rich, colorful glory. Extensive captions detail the date ans settlement from which each quilt came, and highlight its particular features.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561480005
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/28/1990
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 930,955
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.29 (d)

Meet the Author


Rachel Thomas Pellman designs quilt kits and lectures widely about quilts. She is the author or co-author of many well-known books about quilting. Among them are The World of Amish Quilts and its companion how-to book, Amish Quilt Patterns; A Treasury of Amish Quilts; Small Amish Quilt Pattens; A Tresury of Mennonite Quilts; and The Country Bride Quilt. Rachel and her husband, Kenny, are the parents of two adult sons and live near Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents
About Amish Quilts
Center Diamond
Sunshine and Shadow
Bars
Chinese Coins
Distinctive Features of Amish Quilts
Multiple Patch
Irish Chain
Log Cabin
Transition from Bed to Office
Stars
Tumbling Blocks
Ocean Waves
Crazy
Observations about the Amish
Baskets
Lady of the Lake
Plain
Bow Tie
Monkey Wrench
Pinwheel
Railroad Crossing
Double Wedding Ring
Flower Garden
Bear Paw
One Patch
"Millions of Stitches"
Jacob's Ladder
Triangles
Broken Dishes
Fan
Double-T
Double-X
Crosses and Losses
Corn and Beans
Robbing Peter to Pay Paul
Bachelor's Puzzle
Other Quilts
Readings and Sources
Index
About the Authors

"A chart showing distinctive features of Amish quilts, comparing the color, fabric, and quilting techniques of various communities, is included. Recommended." -- Library Journal

"It's a book to return to often for inspiration and even meditation." -- The Chattanooga Times

"All quilts in the book are shown in color, the quality of which is excellent. That extreme care was observed during photography is evident; even the most intricate quilting design can be clearly seen. A Treasury of Amish Quilts will be a most valuable addition to any quilter's bookshelf." -- Creative Quilting
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