Enjoy a trip into the Amish quilting tradition through beautiful full-color pictures by Richard Brunstetter. Taken in Amish communities and homes throughout the United States, his pictures offer a visual celebration of the quilting traditions of plain peoples, while author Wanda E. Brunstetter offers her insights into the roles quilts play in family life. Also included are tips for those who want to make their own heirloom quilts.
|Publisher:||Barbour Publishing, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||7.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Wanda E. Brunstetter is one of the founders of the Amish fiction genre. She has written close to 90 books translated in four languages. With over 10 million copies sold, Wanda's stories consistently earn spots on the nation's most prestigious bestseller lists and have received numerous awards.
Wanda’s ancestors were part of the Anabaptist faith, and her novels are based on personal research intended to accurately portray the Amish way of life. Her books are well-read and trusted by many Amish, who credit her for giving readers a deeper understanding of the people and their customs.
When Wanda visits her Amish friends, she finds herself drawn to their peaceful lifestyle, sincerity, and close family ties. Wanda enjoys photography, ventriloquism, gardening, bird-watching, beachcombing, and spending time with her family. She and her husband, Richard, have been blessed with two grown children, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
To learn more about Wanda, visit her website at www.wandabrunstetter.com.
Richard Brunstetter became interested in photography when he studied with his father-in-law, a professional photographer. After Richard's wife, Wanda, began writing about the Amish, it was only natural that he would use his talent in photography to capture the Amish way of life.
He and Wanda often visit in Amish communities around the country. Richard's love and respect for the Amish way of life is conveyed in his beautiful photographs.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book is the ultimate coffee table book filled with giftable inspiration and quilting tips. The photographs by Wanda’s husband, Richard, are so beautiful. Each picture is accompanied by scripture or other words of wisdom and a quilting tip. You will treasure each picture and find yourself looking through the book again and again. Would make a special gift for someone or a treat for yourself! I received a complimentary copy from the author.
This is a lovely book of pictures of colorful Amish quilts taken by Richard Brunstetter. I enjoyed reading the scripture, and inspirational thoughts along with the quilting tips that Wanda Brunstetter has provided. I've always wanted to own an Amish quilt and hope someday I will. I do not quilt but the quilting tips came in handy to hopefully use in the future. I love looking at Amish quilts and the neat designs and stitches. Amish Quilts is a wonderful, delightful book. I was provided a copy of this book by the Author/Publisher in exchange for my honest review.
I got this beautiful book in today's mail and wanted to review it as soon as I could. The photos of the many quilts are just amazing. The patterns are colorful and very appealing. Makes me want to fly to Ohio to get one of these beautiful pieces of Amish artwork and creativity. Each pages as a scriptural passage and a quilting tip for the reader. All I can say is BEAUTIFUL. I would treasure such a beautiful quilt. But it is very nice to be able to have such an exquisite book! Thank you, Richard and Wanda Brunstetter! I received this book from the author, and although not required to review, have chosen to do so.