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contemporary quilts • antique lace
The History of the Patchwork Quilt.
Schnuppe von Gwinner. The origins of patch-
work in clothing and quilts are explored from
multi-national examples over the past 500 years.
Photos showcase beautiful applique and Amish
quilts, crazy quilts, bridal and friendship quilts
and more. Examples represent historical and
contemporary prize-winning designs.
Index • 196 pp.
contemporary quilts
Inspired by the Beatles: An Art Quilt
Donna Marcinkowski DeSoto. To
celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles
first performance in the United States, 150
fiber artists each chose a different song by The
Beatles and interpreted that song as a small
quilt. This book is a collection of those quilts,
and the songs and stories that inspired them.
Size:81/2"x11"•169color images•176pp.
Quilts of Chestnut Ridge: Autumn at
the Courthouse.
Debbie Pierce. Learn how
to combine two traditional patterns, Autumn
Leaf and Courthouse Steps, with non-traditional
her own twist on the art form with step-by-step
instructions, insider secrets, and shortcuts for
simplifying the construction of her popular quilt
pattern, Autumn at the Courthouse.
Trip Around the World: A Country Quilt
Block Travelogue.
Holly Anderson and Anita
Zaleski Weinraub. Over 200 color photos display
the 12" quilt blocks of over 150 quiltmakers. Each
block represents a nation and an original design
researched by the artists involved to articulate some
aspect of their chosen countries. Artist's statements
accompany the images. The Georgia Quilt Project
amassed these globe-spanning blocks of quilt art.
Size:81/8"x91/8" •207colorimages•Index•216pp.
Celebrate the Day with Quilts: An Art
Quilt Challenge.
Shannon Gingrich Shirley.
Fifty-three artists from seven states share 72
original wall hangings made to celebrate some of
those random, lesser-knownholidays throughout
the year. Take a look at where the ideas came
from and what techniques were used to make
these amazing pieces.
Dare to Dance: An Art Quilt Challenge.
Kerr. Dance is a means of expressing joy, and 60 artists
were challenged to create a small quilt that reflects
the theme, “Dare to Dance: An Artist’s Interpretation
of Joy.” Be inspired by the design, awed by the talent,
or simply touched by the stories contained in these
works of art.
Cutting-Edge Art Quilts.
Mary W. Kerr. Ac-
companiedby270color images,fifty-onequilters
share their love of the craft and encourage others
in the field of textile art by offering design and
technique tips. Design processes include color
play, alternative fiber, threadwork, and embel-
lishments. This book is a great resource for quilt
lovers, textile collectors, and design students.
A Quilt Block Challenge: Vintage Revisited.
Mary Kerr Foreword by Pepper Cory. What would
happen ifsetsofvintagequiltblocksweredivided
among a group of artists and each was left to
create new quilts from them in her own style? In
answer, this book presents 117 quilts made from
six sets of vintage blocks by 19 talented quilters.
Be inspired to create your own quilt block chal-
lenge using the tips and guidelines provided.
A Quilted Memory: Ideas and Inspiration
for Reusing Vintage Textiles.
Mary Kerr.
Award-winning quilter Mary Kerr shares tips
and ideas on how family memories can live on
by creating contemporary quilts from vintage
textiles. Repurpose rather than purchase is the
focus here and, through more than 100 images,
quilters are encouraged to breathe new life into
objects that would have otherwise stayed in the
trunk or the dresser drawer.
Size:81/2"x11"•120color&b/w images•80pp.
Mariner’s Compass Quilts: Solid & Split
Point Patterns.
Cynthia Sisler Simms. With
197 instructional images and patterns, along
with straightforward instructions, readers are
introduced to new patterns and shapes for
that traditional quilter’s favorite, the Mariner’s
Compass. Learn to replace the traditional round
pattern shape with ovals and use eye-catching
block shapes, including the hexagon, rectangle,
and diamond.
Creating Children’s Artwork Quilts.
Gingrich Shirley. This fun, do-it-yourself quilting
book offers a chance to preserve your children’s
artwork by incorporating it into quilts and other
fiber art projects. Chapters include artwork
selection, techniques, combining multiple pieces
of art, product lists, and a glossary of terms. A
gallery of completed works will inspire your own
creative ideas. Instruction for both novice and
seasoned quilters is provided.
Size:81/2"x11"•224color images•64pp.
Mary’s Garden Quilt: 10 Floral Block Proj-
beauty and pleasure, dating frommedieval times.
Ten quilting projects represent flowers from the
garden. Make a single flower for a cushion or a
wall hanging. With patterns and design tips, this
book is perfect for seasoned quilters looking to
make something new and unique.
Creating Celebration Quilts.
Cyndi Souder.
With 124 photos and a worksheet for helping
you design your Celebration Quilt, this book
takes you through the creative process of five
such quilts. A gallery at the end of the book
offers more inspiring ideas.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 118 color images, 8 b/w work-
Heirloom Quilt Designs for Today.
Lorie Mar-
tin & Jim Burnley. Over 210 color images display,
and text describes, traditional quilt designs and
their contemporary counterparts, all produced
on modern heirloom quilts from Pennsylvania’s
Amish country, including traditional patterns
such as Log Cabin, Basket, Nine Patch; and
pieced patterns, such as Irish Chain, Railroad
Crossing, Mariner’s Compass, Pin Wheel, and
Shoefly. Contemporary patterns include Bargello,
Color Wash Trip, Stained Glass Windows, and
Amish Lone Star variations. • Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
•215color images•144pp.
The Quilt: NewDirections for an American
Quilt National. A comprehensive and
stimulating look at the best in contemporary
quilting through quilts selected for the Quilt
National 1983 competition. The state of this
lively art form is captured through comments
made by the show’s artists and jurors, and by
Michael James and Nancy Crow.
Size:81/2’’x11’’•95photos• Index•80pp.
Fiber Expressions: The Contemporary
Quilt National. More than 90 quilts juried
in the most prestigious international exhibition
of contemporary quilts are featured here. These
exciting examples demonstrate the varied field
of the quilt as a modern form of art.
Size:81/2’’x11’’•99photos• Index•88pp.
NewQuilts: Interpretations & Innovations.
Nancy Rae. 82 quilts juried into Quilt National
’89 competition with text and comments by jurors
to support and explain the selections. The book
also has a retrospective of Quilt National’s first
decade, demonstrating the variety of designs
and an index of all artists and works for 10 years.
antique lace
Antique Lace: Identifying Types & Tech-
Heather Toomer, photography by Cyn-
thia Voysey. Fascinating information about
needlepoint laces, embroideries, lace knitting
and tatting, and bobbin laces made in Europe
from the 16th century forward, including 19th
century revivals. Each type is described and
illustrated with 100s of photos and drawings.
Price Guide/Index • 224 pp.
Graced by Lace: A Guide for Collectors of
Antique Linen & Lace.
of lacemaking and embroidery are presented
in vivid photographs. A broad range of lace is
covered: lace trim, bridal hankies, fashion, society
embroidery, Appenzell-work, bed linens, table
linens, and more. Detailed descriptions and
photographs, including close-ups, will prove to
be excellent references. A value range is given
for each piece. Size:81/2"x11"•388colorphotos
Price Guide
208 pp. •ISBN: 0-7643-1269-3 •
Lace: The Poetry of Fashion.
Bella Veksler.
The most ingenious and ephemeral of textiles,
lace is presented as the poetry of fashion. Here
over 225 pictures, including dramatic photo-
graphs and historical illustrations, portray various
types of lace and garments from different periods.
An outstanding resource for fashion historians,
designers, collectors, students, and aficiona-
dos, this unique study is for all who appreciate
beautiful clothing and fabrics
pp.• ISBN:0-7643-0538-7•hardcover•$39.95
20th Century Linens and Lace: A Guide to
Identification, Care and Prices of House-
hold Linens.
Elizabeth Scofield & Peggy Zala-
linens and lace, including Appenzell, Battenberg,
needle, bobbin, chemical and machine laces,
crochet, cutwork, embroidery, damask, net
darning, tatting and drawnwork. Size: 8 1/2" x
11"•213colorphotos •Price Guide • 208 pp.
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