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Quilts from the Civil War

Brackman, Barbara

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ISBN 10: 1571200339 / ISBN 13: 9781571200334
Published by C & T Publishing, California, 1997
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Light general wear. Overall a nice clean copy. Includes nine projects, historic notes, and diary entries. Bookseller Inventory # 000188

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Title: Quilts from the Civil War

Publisher: C & T Publishing, California

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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Important Note about PRINT ON DEMAND Editions: You are purchasing a print on demand edition of this book. This book is printed individually on uncoated (non-glossy) paper with the best quality printers available. The printing quality of this copy will vary from the original offset printing edition and may look more saturated. The information presented in this version is the same as the latest edition. Any pattern pullouts have been separated and presented as single pages. If the pullout patterns are missing, please contact c&t publishing.


Quilts are an integral part of the picture of this tumultuous period of American history because they tell the story of the other half who lived through it: the women of the North and the South. Quilts from the Civil War combines intelligently written text and excerpts from diaries and letters with archival photos, engravings, and color photos of period quilts to offer new insight into both the quiltmaking of the time and the lives of the women. In addition to the engrossing historic angle, there are complete instructions for nine quilt projects adapted from original quilts of the era and tips on using reproduction fabrics. These projects--including "Underground Railroad," "Northern Lily and Southern Rose," and "Log Fence"--have a very authentic look to them and allow modern quiltmakers to enter into the spirit of history. --Amy Handy

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