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America's Quilting History, Quilt Styles and Quilting Myths Travel from Colonial times through the Civil War and theVictorian era up to the 20th century quiltmaking revival. Including the styles that you expect like Baltimore Albumand Crazy Quilts and others that will surprise you. Native American, Black American, Mexican American Hawaiian, Hmong & Amish quiltmaking history. Themes and methods through time including Bible, temperance, feedsack and kit quilts. Discover how researchers have separated fact from myth.The truth can be more interesting than fiction. Links to resources and a search of selected sites. © 1998 - 2012 Judy Anne Breneman Do not reproduce any material from this site without permission. Find more Breneman and other quilt sites here.

Quilt in a Day - Quilt Patterns, Quilt Books, Rulers and Supplies by Eleanor Burns untitled Soft Expressions 10-25% off quilting software, quilt books, notions, embellishments. In-depth reviews. Quilt Patterns, Books and Discounted Supplies for the Quilting World | Amish Quilts -- A Thing Of Beauty in the Pennsylvania Dutch Country Amish women of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country have been creating exquisite Amish quilts since the mid-1800′s (and some believe even earlier). Amish quilts are an expressionof frugality. They not only serve a practical, functional purpose, but serve as a form of entertainment as well. Many times groups of Amish and Mennonite women gather for a quilting bee. The bee is a form of socialization and relaxation for these women. It’s a time when they can get together to visit and “catch up” with one another once their household duties have been completed. More recently, this social gathering has turned into a business enterprise for many Plain women. There are a couple large quilting events that take place in the Lancaster County area each year. For quilt-making supplies, see our Quilting Supplies & Fabrics page. Quilt Shop at Miller’s 2811 Lincoln Hway. Quality. Coupon Almost Amish Lancaster County, PA 866-471-4614 717-545-3360 or Toll Free in US: 877-235-3360 Amish Country Quilts

Quilt and more at Better Homes and Gardens Sew up creative projects with our step-by-step instructions and quilt patterns. Use these ideas for inspiration. Free Quilt Patterns for Bed-Size Quilts and / Crafts / Sewing / Free Quilt Patterns for Bed-Size Quilts and Throws Free Quilt Patterns for Bed-Size Quilts and Throws Curl up with one of these handmade bed-size quilts and quilted throws … Free Quilt Patterns for Small Quilts / Crafts / Quilting / Free Quilt Patterns for Small Quilts Free Quilt Patterns for Small Quilts Try one of these small quilting projects to add quick style to your home. Use our step … Quilt Patterns We Love… Projects / Quilt Patterns We Love Quilt Patterns We Love We love quilts ! Here you will find a collection ..... Quilt Block Challenge… How Can You Help?

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Quilt History - A short introduction to period quilting By Lady Sarah Davies c/o Karen Evans 5 Deerfield Drive Easthampton, MA01027 The word "quilt" summons a host of images: thrifty pioneer housewives piecing elaborate patchworks for their families; album quilts signed by every member of a community as a gift for a departing mayor or pastor, or perhaps raffled for a worthy cause; perhaps even a wholecloth petticoat worn by a colonial dame as she danced with George Washington, or a brightly colored scrap quilt made by a grandmother or aunt during the Depression. The popular image of the quilt is of the quilt is modern, calico, and American. The problem with this familiar stereotype is that it doesn’t go far enough. The word quilt is derived from the Latin culcita, meaning a padded and tied mattress similar to a Japanese futon. It appears to have originated in Asia sometime before the first century C.E. The next evidence of quilting in Europe appears in a French poem of the 12th century, La Lai del Desire. --------------. Rae, Janet.

Material Obsession Ever wonder how a fabric collection comes together? FreeSpirit Fabrics has just released my latest range, Celebrate! They asked me to talk about the design process and inspiration. You know me right?! I am Kathy Doughty, an American living in Australia and an obsessive quilter since my first stitch. Here is the beginning of Celebrate! One afternoon I was sketching with a fabric range in mind. Party Favours is the feature print. Once I had my party favors the idea of a party celebration was on fire! It started with the invited characters that make a gathering interesting. Setting the table with a colorful floral table cloth makes for a festive event. It is also perfect for a shirt…for that special guy Dave the DJ! Party Land was a nod to a tropical theme. For the last few years party banners have been popular so I thought they would make an interesting graphic print with a variety of lines and patterns. Contemporary –for those of you (and Wendy Williams!!!)

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