Item description for World of Amish Quilts [With 250 Color Plates] by Rachel T. Pellman & Kenneth Pellman...
Overview A must for quilt collectors and anyone interested in full-size Amish quilts.
A must for quilt collectors and anyone interested in full-size antique Amish quilts. Over 100,000 copies in print A must for quilt collectors and anyone interested in folk art or Amish culture. "Exceptionally colorful and well researched." --Library Journal
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Studio: Good Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.85" Width: 8.53" Height: 0.32" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1998
Publisher Good Books
ISBN 1561482374 ISBN13 9781561482375
Availability 1 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 28, 2016 10:36.
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More About Rachel T. Pellman & Kenneth 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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Reviews - What do customers think about World Of Amish Quilts?
Good book but not what I thought Dec 19, 2006
I ordered this book as part of my mother's Christmas present. In all fairness, the information about the book did not indicate that it included templates, so I really couldn't deduct any stars for that. I just presumed it included the templates. The pictures are truly beautiful as are the quilts. Mom's pretty smart, so she'll figure out the pattens. I read Beverly Lewis's novels about the Amish, so seeing some of the patterns she has mentioned in her books was great. I even learned what Shoo-fly pie is.
What a BEAUTIFUL American Craft Treasure-Trove! Nov 12, 2003
For the color photos alone, this book is a work of art!
WOW! What a collection! It's great even as a "coffee table book" or art book, much more for those who are interested or involved in actual quilt-making or collecting.
Some of the patterns are striking! It's even better than the Antiques Roadshow to be able to find all these quilts/photos in one handy reference. Amish values have a lot to teach the rest of us, and this amazing craftmanship is one of them!
The chapters (found nowhere else!): Color Among the Amish, Quilts in the Life Cycle, Excerpts from a Grandmother's Diary, A Quilting, Contentment Within Limitations, Readings and Sources, Index.