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Quilts among the Plain People

3.86  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
          Discover why so many Amish and Mennonites, committed to a simple life, make beautiful quilts. This book looks at quilting in plain communities and the possible origins of quilt patterns popular among the Amish and Mennonites. Why do so many Amish and Mennonites who are devoutly committed to a simple, austere life make beautiful quilts? Why this splash of beauty? ...more
Paperback, 95 pages
Published December 1st 1981 by Good Books
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Helen-Louise
Mar 25, 2013 Helen-Louise rated it liked it
I enjoyed reading this book - took me about an hour. Lots of information and anecdotes about Amish/Mennonite life and the place of quilting in it. Some black and white pictures of quilts, along w/ black and white pictures of various scenes of the "plain" life, showing what might have influenced the development of the quilt patchwork patterns. No images og the actual quilting patterns, the stitched paterns that hold the three layeers of the quilt together. A good book for life-style; not swo much ...more
Phyllis
Nov 14, 2010 Phyllis rated it liked it
This was a really interesting little book, not just about quilts and quilting, but about the Amish/Mennonite way of life. I think anyone who enjoys quilting would enjoy reading it.
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Great history of their quilts, beliefs and community.
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