This early work is a fascinating read for sewing enthusiasts providing an in depth insight into the history of quilts and quiltmaking. Illustrated with over one hundred full page plates. Contents Include: Part I - Origin and History of Quilt-making with Photographic Reproduction of Patches - The Romance of Patchwork; Quilt Names; The Quilting Bee; The Quilt's Place in Art; The Quilt in the Twentieth Century; Historical Quilts from Recent Exhibitions; Gleanings from Old Scrapbooks; How to Make a Quilt; Reproductions of Quilt Patches; Part II - Quilts of Colonial Ancestry and of Modern Design - Quilts-Antique and Modern; Part III - The Art of Quilting and Quilting Designs - The Art of Quilting; and Quilting Designs. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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