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

By Spike Gillespie


This crucial e-book for all quilters and cover creditors tells the interesting tale of quilting around the globe, illuminated through the foreign cover community’s most sensible specialists and greater than three hundred excellent colour photographs.

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

Discover Aboriginal patchwork from Australia, problematic Rallis from the center East, Amish and Hawaiian quilts from the us, Sashiko quilts from Japan, bright Molas from imperative the USA, and artwork quilts from each nook of the globe.

Also incorporated are twenty patchwork and applique styles to exploit on your personal duvet initiatives, encouraged through designs from the world’s so much extraordinary quilts.

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Sports teams. indd 63 7/27/10 5:19:10 PM 7/27/10 5:24:00 PM (RAY) Text Job:07-20321 Title:MBI-149553 Quilts Around the World #175 Dtp:216 Page:63 Pa rt I : t h e a m e r i c a s 64 printeD Lone Star | Maker unknown | Possibly Indiana | c. 1880–1900 | 331⁄4 x 331⁄4 in. (84 x 84 cm) | Cotton or polyester blend, broadcloth, cheater (fabric with preprinted appliqué or pieced design); hand quilting | This whole-cloth quilt was purchased by Kathleen McCrady and later donated to the University of Texas at Austin.

At that point, she became addicted. “I tell everyone arrival, Hawaiians used tapa—a fabric made from soaked Passionate might be an understatement. tripp now and pounded tree bark. By 1830, american-style pieced owns two quilt shops on the Big Island, and, when she’s quilting was being taught to the indigenous people of the not busy running her businesses and taking care of her fam- islands. Hawaiians, however, soon developed their own ily, she makes nontraditional variations on the traditional style, resulting in two distinctly unique patterns.

250 x 250 cm) group. The information is passed along from one person to Folklorists try to avoid letting their own preconceptions another, such as from mother to daughter, or by observa- get in the way of the information they seek. The phrasing tion, as a child watches an adult making biscuits, milking a of questions can be crucial. For instance, a popular quilting cow, or making quilts. design in southern quilts consists of a series of concentric Folklorists begin with an idea of the kind of traditional arcs.

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