The Quilters' Guild Collection: Contemporary Quilts, Heritage Inspiration

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9780715326688: The Quilters' Guild Collection: Contemporary Quilts, Heritage Inspiration
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"The Quilters' Guild Heritage Collection" is the largest national collection of antique patchwork and quilting in the UK, containing over 450 items that date as far back as the 18th century. In this inspirational book, 12 contemporary quiltmakers each take their stimulus from a different item in the collection to create a stunning modern quilt, demonstrating their unique creative processes along the way. Opening with an authoritative introduction to the history of British patchwork and quilting, from the 17th to the 20th century, the book is an invaluable resource for those seeking accurate historical information. Within the project section, each quilter discusses her approach, illustrated by pages from sketchbooks and work-in-progress samples, giving practical advice on developing ideas and turning them into contemporary quilt designs.

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A collection of antique patchwork and quilting in the UK, containing over 450 items that date as far back as the 18th century. Opening with an authoritative introduction to the history of British patchwork and quilting, from the 17th to the 20th century, it is a useful resource for those seeking accurate historical information.

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The Quilters' Guild of the British Isles is an educational charity established in 1979 and is now the UK's pre-eminent quilting organisation, with over 7,000 members. The book is edited by Bridget Long, quilt historian and former President of the Quilters' Guild.

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Published by David & Charles Plc (2008)
ISBN 10: 0715326686 ISBN 13: 9780715326688
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Book Description David & Charles Plc, 2008. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 2nd revised ed edition. 128 pages. 11.02x8.50x0.35 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0715326686

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