Modern Roots Today's Quilts from Yesterday's Inspiration
Discover the antique roots of modern quilting as you take a peek inside Bill Volckening’s stunning quilt collection (from the 1840s to 1970s). Patterned for the first time with full instructions, 12 antique and vintage projects invite you to remake them in your own style with modern techniques, rotary cutting tools, and templates. Learn to appreciate the handwork and character of yesterday’s quilts from an expert who has collected and studied them for more than 25 years.
Make your own modern treasure, inspired by the pages of quilt history!
- Old is new again! Complete instructions to remake vintage quilts using modern techniques
- 12 newly patterned quilts dating from 1840s to the 1970s
- Includes templates, tips for alternate sizes, and discussion of each quilt in context
- Quilt expert Bill Volckening has collected and studied quilts for more than 25 years, and his collection has been exhibited and published worldwide
112p + pattern pullout, color
8 x 10
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