Examines the story of 200 years of Australian life, revealed in the fabric and stitches sewn into quilts by women. The text places quilts into the social history of the time and the particular story of each quilt is covered. The types of quilt made in Australia are also examined.
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Margaret Rolfe is an Australian quiltmaker and best-selling author known for the pieced animal blocks that are a feature of many of her books. In 2001, Margaret was honored by being made a Member of the Order of Australia, "for service to the decorative arts, particularly as an authority on the history of quilts and quiltmaking, to the promotion of the craft through teaching and writing, and as an advisor on the acquisition of quilts for the national collection."
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Book Description J.B. Fairfax Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111863433333
Book Description J.B. Fairfax Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1863433333