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The Amish Quilt

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Comprehensive in its treatment of the Amish quilt, this authoritative work's topics include the origin and beliefs of the Amish; the Amish and Pennsylvania Dutch culture; historical development of the Amish quilt; and more. 100 color plates.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published May 1st 2013 by Good Books (first published 1969)
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Margaret Chind
Jan 17, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: quilters
I would love to own a copy of this book. It contains Amish history of the beginnings, splits, and growths. It contains the history of textiles and that's only in the first quarter of the book... I'm not finished yet, but it is fabulous so far. The one problem that I am having with the book is that it is so large, it is not thick, but the average size for a quilt book tall and wide... like a text book... and really with this much and kind of information I would have loved to have had it in a smal ...more
Cathy Crowley
Jul 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Excellent reading. Very helpful if you are interested in collecting Amish quilts. I was impressed with the detailed history of the Amish.
Mar 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is a wonderful and complete look at Amish quilts from various parts of the country from the time curators became interested in collecting and marking them as distinct from other quilting styles. Granick is remarkably comprehensive in her examination of distinct styles from sects in different states within the larger community. She uses photographs of the quitls themselves and newspaper reports of sales of fabric, as well as describes the religious underpinnings for choices of color and styl ...more
Mar 05, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A very thorough and interesting textile history of Amish quilting. Contains photos of many quilts that are not museum quality and therefore are a more accurate representation of Amish quiltmaking.
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