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WORLDWAR II QUILTS,
2nd Edition
Sue Reich
• 72 new images
• Patriotism expressed with needle and thread
• Features war efforts by women
Many American women made warm and attractive quilts to honor and benefit
US soldiers during the period 1940–1945, either as outright gifts or as raffle items
to raisemoney for the war effort.This book reflects extensive original research of
newspaper and magazine articles of the era, and authenticates the patterns and
designs available to quiltmakers, anchoring the quilts historically in time. Color
photos and descriptive text identify many colorful and patriotic quilts made for
donation to the Red Cross and organizations such as Bundles for Britain. When
possible, original patterns and designs that inspired the quilts are included. The
quilts can nowbe interpreted from factual and objective perspectives, enhancing
their historic and emotional importance.
Sue Reich
began her love of quilting as a child at her grandmother’s farmhouse
innorthwesternPennsylvania. Her interests expanded tohistoric documentation,
appraising, judging, and lecturing on quilts. As anationally recognized author of
quilt historybooks and the curator andkeeper of focusedquilt exhibits, Sue travels
widely sharing her quilt research and knowledge.
Size: 8 1/2" × 11" • 387 color & b/w images • 224 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5334-5 • hard cover • $39.99
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World War I Quilts
Sue Reich
978-0-7643-4754-2
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Pam Weeks
978-0-7643-3936-3
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Sue Reich
978-0-7643-5041-2
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