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ISBN-13: 9781574328431
Publisher: American Quilter's Society
Publication date: 04/28/2004
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.52(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Acknowledgementsix
Introduction11
Chapter 1The Quilting Community: Camaraderie & Communication12
Chapter 2The Fabric Explosion: Ultimate Inspiration31
Chapter 3Piecing Our Quilts: Precision, Pronto!49
Chapter 4Appliqueing Our Quilts: Refinement & Revolution71
Chapter 5Quilting Our Quilts: Traditions & Trailblazers95
Chapter 6Art Quilts: Unleashing Creativity111
Bibliography136
About the Author139

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American Quiltmaking, 1970-2000 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Today's new quilters have no idea of the primitive beginnings and early struggles of the modern quilt revival that began in the '70's. They will enjoy reading this book about the development of new products, fabrics, ideas and activities connected to quilting, which many take for granted. We 'old timers' will recall these early days of a 'new/old' movement in which many women and men, not knowing they had so much creativity within, surprised themselves with a new interest that forced it to the surface. Quilting is a rewarding activity that does not seem to wane and will probably develop more amazing surprises in the future.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Don't miss Eleanor Levie's American Quiltmaking, 1970-2000. She's exceeeded expectations in conveying how American quilts have grown in stature from 1970-2000 and made it an exciting adventure to read how all of this came about. Her research is impecable and the book reads like a story, not a dull history book!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Eleanor Levie does an excellent job of explaining 'how quiltmaking caught the fancy of liberated women of the 1970's'. This book is an enjoyable look back over the past 30 some years on this latest quilt revival modern day quilters are enjoying. It is quite remarkable to see just how much progress and changes we have made in our fabrics, tools and techniques. Eleanor's vision of the future of quiltmaking was very encouraging and uplifting. All in all this book was a terrific read. I am the editor of a quilting organization's newsletter and I liked this book so much I ran an interview with Eleanor in our newsletter.