Item description for A Treasury of Amish Quilts by Rachel T. Pellman...
Overview Discusses the Amish and their approach to quiltmaking, and depicts examples of a wide variety of patterns popular among them
A collection of jewel-like quilts gathered from Amish communities throughout North America and presented in their rich, colorful glory. A rich collection of colorful quilts gathered from Amish communities. What reviewers say-- "A treasury indeed, this book has 179 excellent color photographs of quilts in patterns most favored by Amish women in Ohio, Indiana, and Lancaster and Mifflin Counties in Pennsylvania, before 1940." --American Quilter "A chart showing distinctive features of Amish quilts, comparing the color, fabric, and quilting techniques of various communities, is included. Recommended." --Library Journal "It's a book to return to often for inspiration and even meditation." --The Chattanooga Times "All quilts in the book are shown in color, the quality of which is excellent. That extreme care was observed during photography is evident; even the most intricate quilting design can be clearly seen. A Treasury of Amish Quilts will be a most valuable addition to any quilter's bookshelf."--Creative Quilting
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Studio: Good Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.88" Width: 8.5" Height: 0.29" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2001
Publisher Good Books
ISBN 1561480002 ISBN13 9781561480005
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More About Rachel T. Pellman
Rachel Thomas Pellman designs quilt kits and lectures widely about quilts. She is the author or co-author of many well-known books about quilting. Among them are The World of Amish Quilts and its companion how-to book, Amish Quilt Patterns; A Treasury of Amish Quilts; Small Amish Quilt Pattens; A Tresury of Mennonite Quilts; and The Country Bride Quilt. Rachel and her husband, Kenny, are the parents of two adult sons and live near Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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A Treasury of Amish Quilts Jun 25, 2000
This book is a treasure of Amish quilts. It is strictly a picture history of quilts, with a short introduction into the world of the Amish quiltmaker. I have this in my quilt library to sit and simply look at beautiful quilts. I would recommend it as a gift, which is how I received it.