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Quilts Among the Plain People (People's Place Booklet No. 4)) [Paperback]

By Rachel T. Pellman (Author)
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Item description for Quilts Among the Plain People (People's Place Booklet No. 4)) by Rachel T. Pellman...

Describes the role quilts play among the Amish and Mennonites, shows a variety of traditional and contemporary designs, and explains how to make a quilt

Publishers Description

Discover why so many Amish and Mennonites, committed to a simple life, make beautiful quilts. This book looks at quilting among these "plain people" as well as the possible origins of quilt patterns popular among the Amish and Mennonites.
Discover why so many Amish and Mennonites, committed to a simple life, make beautiful quilts. This book looks at quilting in plain communities and the possible origins of quilt patterns popular among the Amish and Mennonites.
Why do so many Amish and Mennonites who are devoutly committed to a simple, austere life make beautiful quilts?
Why this splash of beauty?
What are the favorite designs?
How has quilting become a part of the very fabric of Amish and Mennonite life?
What are basic how-tos of quiltmaking?
"Quilting has survived among these frugal, simple people because a quilt is not only apiece of art. It is also functional."

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Good Books
Pages   96
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.44" Width: 5.48" Height: 0.26"
Weight:   0.3 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2001
Publisher   Good Books
Series  Peoples Place Book  
Series Number  4  
ISBN  0934672032  
ISBN13  9780934672030  

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More About Rachel T. Pellman

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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.

Rachel T. Pellman has published or released items in the following series...
  1. People's Place Book

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1Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > General
2Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > Quilts & Quilting
3Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > Textile Arts
4Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Protestantism > Mennonite

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Quilts Among the Plain People  Jan 12, 2007
I was disappointed with this book - perhaps I had misread what it was about. Firstly it is in black and white on quite ordinary paper. I was expecting a tutorial book but found this leant more to the history of Quilting in the Amish community. Perhaps this might be acceptable to someone who had not heard of the Amish people and their association with quilts.
Great Info  Nov 10, 2006
Very interesting book. I was not disappointed in the least when I received it. Would recommend it for any quilter.
Quilts among the Plain People  Mar 31, 2005
An introduction to a quieter, simpler way of living. Photographs of Amish & Mennonite landscapes graphically depict the source of their traditional designs. Everyday aspects of life find their way into quiltmaking. Not a how-to-quilt book as much as an interpretation of nature into artform. Ever wonder how those quilts got their names and inspiration? This little book will inform you and encourage you to use creativity in your own life.
small innocuous tourist pamphlet  Feb 28, 2004
No color, no patterns, no quilt specifics. Just general Amish-info. Mostly talks about present-day quilting for sales to tourists, polester batts and poly-cotton fabrics, as though more traditional quilts are just history.
If you're a quilter, spend a few dollars more to own intriguing and satisfying books -- e.g, *****Amish Crib Quilts from the Midwest: 90 color photos which clearly show every great color combination and quilting pattern + dimension, date, fabric info, etc. Any quilt pictured can go straight to big-bed size w/ application of a little arithmetic. Also gives us a new appreciation of cotton chambrays & simple warm baby quilts.

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