Quilts Around the World: The Story of Quilting from Alabama by Spike Gillespie

By Spike Gillespie

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This crucial ebook for all quilters and cover creditors tells the attention-grabbing tale of quilting world wide, illuminated by way of the overseas duvet community’s best specialists and greater than three hundred wonderful colour photographs.

Covering Japan, China, Korea, and India; England, eire, France, and The Netherlands; Australia, Africa, important the US, North the United States, and past, Quilts round the World explores either the variety and customary threads of quilting.

Discover Aboriginal patchwork from Australia, complex Rallis from the center East, Amish and Hawaiian quilts from the USA, Sashiko quilts from Japan, brilliant Molas from valuable the USA, and artwork quilts from each nook of the globe.

Also integrated are twenty patchwork and applique styles to take advantage of on your personal duvet tasks, encouraged by means of designs from the world’s so much extraordinary quilts.

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This crucial ebook for all quilters and duvet creditors tells the interesting tale of quilting all over the world, illuminated via the foreign cover community’s most sensible specialists and greater than three hundred wonderful colour photographs.

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Or a quilter the latter, sometimes the imitation is a literal interpretation; might fashion a particular pattern by cutting it out of paper, other times the translation is loose, perhaps incorporating a wood, or even copper. indd 49 7/27/10 5:14:45 PM 7/27/10 5:23:29 PM (RAY) Text Job:07-20321 Title:MBI-149553 Quilts Around the World #175 Dtp:216 Page:49 PA RT I : T h e A m e r i c a s 50 log CaBIn, pInEapplE VarIatIon (left) | Maker unknown | 1870–1880 | 88 x 88 in. 52 cm) | Pieced wool and cotton FramEd nInE-patCH (above) | Mary Pumphrey DeSellum | Salineville, Ohio | c.

Indd 37 7/27/10 5:14:02 PM 7/27/10 5:23:27 PM (RAY) Text Job:07-20321 Title:MBI-149553 Quilts Around the World #175 Dtp:216 Page:37 PA RT I : T h e A m e r i c a s 38 sErpEntInE and stars (above) | Bertha Shermansky Stenge | Chicago, Illinois | c. 1940 | 82 x 99 in. (208 x 251 cm) | Cotton | Bertha Stenge (1891–1957) was an award-winning quilter who is considered one of the most innovative and expert quiltmakers of her day. indd 38 stars wItH waVy sasHIng (opposite) | Bertha Shermansky Stenge | Chicago, Illinois | 1940 | 72 x 87 in.

Stories. Excited by what he saw as art—despite the fact Some twentieth century (and beyond) african american that the quilt was draped across a woodpile—he recognized quiltmakers have carried on the pictorial quilt tradition. its worth.

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