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Dating Fabrics 2: A Color Guide 1950-2000
From poodle skirts of the 1950s to baby doll dresses of the 1990s, the fabrics of our everyday lives are featured in this handy reference guide to the materials of the last half century. A companion to Dating Fabrics: A Color Guide 1800-1960, this source is ideal for those studying fashion and clothing trends from the late twentieth century, as well as collectors of recent ...more
Hardcover, 207 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by American Quilter's Society
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A wonderful book for dating fabrics. Spiral binding and small size make it ideal for taking with you if necessary. Book is divided roughly by decades with history of the period, fabric textiles, fabric colors, and quilting trends followed by a sample of fabric swatches organized by color. Interesting to see how the political and cultural climate of each period influenced textiles. Consider that the "flower children" influenced the prevalence of daisy motif fabrics int the 1960s. Ironic to think ...more