Once Upon A Quilt
A Scrapbook of Quilting Past and PresentBook - 2004
Once upon a Quilt is an anthology of stories, essays, and memoirs related to quilts. Selections range from amusing to enlightening: quilt authority Merikay Waldvogel traces the steps of quilting history in America, musing on the importance of patchwork in our lives; best-selling author Sandra Dallas tells the humorous yet poignant story of a newly married young woman who makes a quilt for her husband, an enlisted Civil War soldier; quilter and humorist Ami Simms takes a hilarious look at our quilting obsessions; Quilter's Newsletter Magazine columnist Helen Kelley offers a charming essay about passing on our knowledge of quilts to another generation. The stories work in perfect tandem with eye-catching art and photographs from talented artists and historical sources.
Publisher: North Vancouver, B.C. : Whitecap, 2004, c2003.
Characteristics: 160 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,30 cm.