A Practical Guide to PATCHWORK from the Victoria and Albert Museum

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9780044400509: A Practical Guide to PATCHWORK from the Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum houses a large collection of patchwork quilts dating from the 18th century to today, many of which can only be seen by special request. For the first time, in this book, a selection of some of the most striking examples have been photographed in full colour and detailed instructions provided, complete with templates and fabric requirements.
The introduction by Linda Parry, a 19th-century specialist who works for the museum's collection of embroideries, provides a general overview of the collection. She discusses the many patchwork techniques used through the. centuries as well as giving historical background to several examples. The illustrations offer a fascinating insight both into the technical creations of these superb examples of patchwork and their dating.

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. UNUSED, LIKE NEW, NOT EX-LIBRARY, 72 pages. The Victoria and Albert Museum houses a large collection of patchwork quilts dating from the 18th century to today, many of which can only be seen by special request. For the first time, in this book, a selection of some of the most striking examples have been photographed in full colour and detailed instructions provided, complete with templates and fabric requirements. The introduction by Linda Parry, a 19th-century specialist who works for the museum's collection of embroideries, provides a general overview of the collection. She discusses the many patchwork techniques used through the. centuries as well as giving historical background to several examples. The illustrations offer a fascinating insight both into the technical creations of these superb examples of patchwork and their dating. Bookseller Inventory # 11805

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