Grandmas Best Fullsize Quilt Blocks : Pieces of the Past for Today's Quilter (SPI)

Grandmas Best Fullsize Quilt Blocks : Pieces of the Past for Today's Quilter (SPI)

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Table of Contents

  1830-1860                                        6  (54)
As the colonists expanded westward, pioneer
women began to quilt out of necessity for
warmth and as an expression of personal
artistry. This rare collection of quilts
from the mid-1800s includes both pieced and
appliqued works of art
1860-1890 60 (42)
Quilts made during the civil War often were
made for the soldiers and to raffle to
raise funds for the abolitionist cause. As
shown in this chapter, the elaborate crazy
quilts from the latter part of the era
reflect Queen Victoria's love of
embellishment
1890-1920 102(42)
From dark and somber fabric prints to
graphic Amish masterpieces, this time
period was a transition for the American
quilter. Let the antique quilts inspire you
to make Your favorite 9-inch blocks from
the chapter
1920-1950 144(56)
Reflecting prosperity to the Great
Depression, quilts from this era show
women's love for quilting. As shown the
quilts in this chapter, colors were lovely
and lively. Quilters enjoyed the best of
times and defied the worst of times
Borders 200
Enjoy a sampling of pieced and appliqued
borders to use on your next quilt or as
elaborate sashings. Inspired by vintage
quilts, the border designs include florals,
geometrics, and scallops