Learn the Fascinating True Story of Fabrics in America...Make Your Own Period Quilts
• The comprehensive guide to fabrics and their influence on American quilts, from the machine age to the atomic age • Essential companion volume to America's Printed Fabrics 1770-1890 • Includes 9 quilt projects inspired by vintage quilt designs and fabrics • Packed with historic photos, stories, and insights into the role of fabrics in everyday life
Whether you want to create new quilts with an authentic period look, or learn about the history of fabrics in America, you'll find it all in this fascinating book. Learn to choose reproduction prints for vintage designs and build a stash of period-appropriate fabrics. Make any of the 9 beautiful pieced and appliquéd quilts. Or simply enjoy the story of fabrics and quilts in a century of explosive change.