Crazy Quilts: History - Techniques - Embroidery Motifs

Crazy Quilts: History - Techniques - Embroidery Motifs

by Cindy Brick, Nancy Kirk
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Crazy Quilts: History - Techniques - Embroidery Motifs by Cindy Brick, Nancy Kirk

"Here's your chance to get up close and personal with an amazing collections of crazies!" - Quilter's Newsletter Magazine. Made from the finest silks, satins, and velvets and stitched together with elaborate embroidery, the crazy quilt is a testament to quilters’ rich imagination and artistry. This beautiful book traces the bewitching history of “Crazies” from their earliest origins to the present day. Distinguished quilting teacher and appraiser Cindy Brick follows the crazy quilt from colonial times, the Civil War, the Victorian era, and through today, decoding the mystery and meaning of these curious quilts.

Also included is a detailed how-to section on constructing crazy quilts. Brick offers methods for planning, piecing, and embroidering or embellishing your quilt, and gives numerous helpful tips that only an expert could provide.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610600057
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Publication date: 03/15/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 742,440
File size: 53 MB
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About the Author

Cindy Brick travels the world teaching quilting and quilt history. A former editor for Quilter's Newsletter, she is also an American Quilter's Society certified textiles appraiser and professional quilt restorer. She has written hundreds of magazine articles and books, including The Stitcher’s Language of Flowers. She is the “Old Things Considered” columnist for McCall’s Vintage Quilts and has appeared in TV and online specials, including Simply Quilts and The Quilt Show. Cindy lives and works in Castle Rock, Colorado.

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Crazy Quilts: History - Techniques - Embroidery Motifs 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have many books on crazy quilts, but still wanted this one, very inspirational.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wheres horseclan at?