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Cloth & Comfort: Pieces of Women's Lives from Their Quilts and Diaries
In this gift-sized follow-up to his acclaimed American Quilt, Rod Kiracofe continues to explore the beauty of the American quilting tradition and the lives of the women who have sustained it. Kiracofe combines excerpts from the diaries and correspondence of early-American women with selections from the varied literature of quilting, plus beautiful photographs of period pie ...more
Hardcover, 61 pages
Published November 1st 1994 by Clarkson Potter
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This is a follow up to a larger book called The American Quilt. The way this book is set up to look like you are seeing pages of a person's diary is adorable. This would be a great gift for any quilter but also someone interested in domestic history. It is a quick read but full of charm. I borrowed it from someone at a B&B to read but would love to chance on a copy one day...
This short book starts with an introduction explaining Kiracofe's interest in the work and then follows with a photo/quote book from women's diary entries surrounding their quilts. It's short and sweet. I had wanted more detail of these women and their quilts and their diary entries, but that was not really the intent of this short work (it's only about 61pages).