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Quilt That Walked To Golden: Women and Quilts in the Mountain West From the Overland Trail to Contemporary Colorado

By: ;Dallas, Sandra; Simonds, Nanette

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Elmhurst, Illinois, U.S.A., Breckling Pr: 2007

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 9130


Inspiration drawn from letters, journals, historical sources, and quilts--essential vehicles of women's storytelling through the years--fills this narrative re-creation of the history of the West, from the time of the early pioneers to the present day. 70 color photos. 60 b&w photos. 20 line drawings. View more info

Antique Quilts & Textiles: A Price Guide to Functional and Fashionable Cloth Comforts

By: Aug, Bobbie; Roy, Gerald E.; Roy, Gerald; Aug, Bobbie A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paducah, Kentucky, U.S.A., Collector Books: 2004

Seller ID: 002680


Covers qults, pillow covers, woven bedcovers, children's clothing, fabric, summer spreads. Full color photographs, excellent descriptions and values. Indexed. View more info

Quilts, Coverlets, Rugs and Samplers

By: Bishop, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1982

Seller ID: 002928


Knopf Collector's Guide to American Antiques series. A wealth of information about American Quilts, etc. Full color photographs, line drawings, index. 476 pages, collecting tips and price guide. Unmarked, binding firm, crease in spine. View more info

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Quilts of the Oregon Trail

By: Bywater Cross, Mary

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Atglen, PA, U.S.A., Schiffer Publishing, Limited: 2006

Seller ID: 004927


56 quilts, pictured in full-color, accompanied by vintage photos of the makers and accounts of their journey west during the 1800's. View more info

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Philena's Friendship Quilt A Quaker Farewell to Ohio

By: Chenoweth, Lynda Salter

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Athen, OH, Ohio Univ Pr: 2009

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 6719


90 pp. "In Philena's Friendship Quilt: A Quaker Farewell to Ohio," Lynda Salter Chenoweth discovers the story behind a Quaker signature quilt made in Ohio, in 1853. Chenoweth practices what she calls "fabric archaeology" to reveal not only the identity of the quilt recipient and details of her life and community but also a striking feature of the quilt itself--a hidden design element created by the deliberate placement of names on the quilt's surface. Ch... View more info

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Quilts of the Ohio Western Reserve

By: Clark, Ricky

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Athens, OH, Ohio university Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 12355


Illustrated with color photography. Quilts of Ohio's Western Reserve includes early quilts brought from Connecticut to the Western Reserve in northeastern Ohio and contemporary quilts, including one by an Old Order Amish woman and a quilt inspired by Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Quilt makers in Oberlin, including fifth-generation descendants of abolitionists and slaves, produced the Underground Railroad Quilt in 1987. As new with a slight touch of shelfwear ofn... View more info

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Quilts in Community: Ohio's Traditions

By: Clark, Ricky; Knepper, George W.; Ronsheim, Ellice; Dayton Art Institute; American Association for State and Local History; Ohio Historical Society; Ohio Quilt Research Project

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., Rutledge Hill Pr: 1991

Seller ID: 10063


Quilts and quiltmakers of Ohio. History and social influences, full color photographs throughout along with b&w photos of quiltmakers. Indexed, a wealth of information. View more info

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Quilt Alphabet

By: Cline-Ransome, Lesa;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Holiday House: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 12580


Stated First Edition. From apples to cows, kettles to scarecrows, warm country images abound in this delightful alphabet poem. Accompanied by striking folk-art illustrations, these verses provide an ideal introduction to the ABCs. View more info

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Nebraska Quilts and Quiltmakers

By: Crews, Patricia Cox

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr: 1991

Seller ID: 006200


The 103 quilts featured here (all drawn from the Nebraska Quilt Project survey) exemplify more than a century and a quarter of quiltmaking, from the territorial period to the 1980s. The descriptions of the patterns, materials, and quiltmaking techniques are rounded out with biographical sketches of the quiltmakers--women, children, and men whose stories are as varied as the quilts they made. Full color. View more info

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I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery

By: Grady, Cynthia

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Eerdman's Books for Young Readers: 2011

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 11036


This rich and intricate collection of poems chronicles the various experiences of American slaves. Drawn together through imagery drawn from quilting and fiber arts, each poem is spoken from a different perspective: a house slave, a mother losing her daughter to the auction block, a blacksmith, a slave fleeing on the Underground Railroad. This moving and eloquent set of poems, brought to life by vivid and colorful artwork from Michele Wood, offers a timeless witness to t... View more info

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Luka's Quilt

By: Guback, georgia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwillow: 1994

Seller ID: 12583


Former owner's name sticker on ffep, otherwise as new. When Luka's grandmother makes a traditional Hawaiian quilt for her, she and Luka disagree over the colors it should include. View more info

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Under the Quilt of Night

By: Hopkinson, Deborah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 006126


A story of travelling the underground railroad, illustrated in full color. signed by Deborah Hopkinson. View more info

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Collector's Dictionary of Quilt Names & Patterns The Definitive Resourse to 2400 Quilt Patterns by Catagory and Name with Complete Index, 16 Quilts in Color

By: Khin, Yvonne M.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Acropolis Books: 1980

Seller ID: 6868


489 pp. B&W drawings of 2400 blocks with 16 color plates of completed quilts. Blocks are arranged by type: rectangle, diamond, circle, applique, etc., indexed by pattern name. Unmarked. View more info

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Quilt of States Piecing Together America

By: Larson, Jeanette; Yorinks, Adrienne

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Washington DC, Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books: 2005

Seller ID: 6569


122 pp. There is no book quite like "Quilt of States"--the unique combination of handmade quilts with the voice of each state heard through the writing of one of the state's librarians to illustrate the coming together of the United States of America. Using one of the only two original American folk art forms--quilting (jazz is the other)--Adrienne Yorinks demonstrates her amazing talent for using quilts not only as art, but as information sources. Her work illu... View more info

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Bits and Pieces: Textile Traditions (Oral Traditions Project Series)

By: Lasansky, Jeannette (editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lewisburg, PA, Union County Historical Society: 1991

Seller ID: 9978


120 pages, indexed, illustrated throughout in color and b&w. Former owner's name and date at bottom corner of the first page. Colorful cover with a bit of scuffing on the back. Collection of illustrated articles about early textiles in Pennsylvania. View more info