Immerse yourself in the rich history, inspiring tales and fascinating colors and designs of vintage American quilts explained and explored in Warman's Vintage Quilts. The 350 fresh, evocative, never-before-seen colors photos of the 300+ vintage quilts, created between the 1880s and 1940, featured in this book encompass styles including chintz and reverse applique, elaborate trapunto, Irish chains, patriotic pictorials, Pennsylvania Minnonite quilts with calico backs, among others.Identification And Price Guide Maggi Mccormick Gordon. made from ... Pieced, or patchwork, quilts are made by cutting fabric into shapes and sewing them together to make a larger piece of cloth.The patterns are ... Frugal housewives, especially among the westward-bound pioneers, began to use these cutoffs to put together blocks that could then be made into quilts. ... Dating a quilt is always tricky, and it is here that the uninformed or unwary purchaser can be most easily misled.
|Title||:||Warman's Vintage Quilts|
|Author||:||Maggi Mccormick Gordon|
|Publisher||:||Krause Publications - 2008-12-03|