Prairie Children And Their Quilts

Author: Kathleen Tracy
Editor: Martingale
ISBN: 1604686340
Size: 18,68 MB
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Inspired by actual children's diaries from the American frontier, this follow-up to the bestseller American Doll Quilts explores the origins of doll quilts made during the era. Quilters can stitch small, antique-style projects as they read about the lives of pioneer children and their families. Fourteen patterns spotlight popular quilt designs from the nineteenth century Projects include a game-board quilt, a schoolhouse quilt, a prairie-doll apron, and a schoolgirl sampler See vintage photos of prairie children, and read actual diary entries from children who traveled with their parents to settle in the West

The Civil War Sewing Circle

Author: Kathleen Tracy
Editor: Martingale
ISBN: 1604681306
Size: 19,38 MB
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Kathleen Tracy, popular author of Prairie Children and Their Quilts and Remembering Adelia, has outdone herself with this combination of lovely projects and fascinating historical tidbits. Patterned after quilts made during the Civil War era, this collection is ideal for nineteenth-century reproduction fabrics. Choose from 16 easy projects, including large and small quilts, plus a pincushion, sewing box, and needle case Learn how women's efforts during the Civil War era led to increased civil and political involvement among women See historical photos and read eloquent excerpts from letters written to and from soldiers during the Civil War

Comfort And Joy

Author: Mary Hickey
Editor: Martingale
ISBN: 1604687800
Size: 20,21 MB
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Make Christmas come alive in these festive quilts! Bestselling author Mary Hickey shares her signature style in designs that will instantly fill your home with the holiday spirit. Find a world of Christmas joy in pieced and appliqued delights featuring angels, snowmen, and sparkling stars Choose from 14 projects in various sizes, including lap quilts, table runners, and a unique banner Find bright colors mixed with traditional designs, all sure to be cherished each time the calendar turns to the holidays

Link To The 30s

Author: Kay Connors
Editor: Martingale
ISBN: 1604687630
Size: 14,45 MB
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Some people are lucky enough to own beautiful heirloom quilts that were passed down through the family. The rest of us have to be content with making those eye-popping quilts ourselves! Now we can, with this fantastic collection of nine authentic 1930s patterns made using reproduction fabric. The projects feature a range of skill levels and techniques and are ideal for showcasing your talent and your fabric collection.

More Favorite Traditional Quilts Made Easy

Author: Jo Parrott
Editor: Martingale
ISBN: 1604687614
Size: 13,29 MB
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Jo Parrott gives quilters what they love: old-time favorites! Her no-template solution makes traditional quilt designs a snap. Choose from seven impressive projects plus two bonus projects; designs include A Storm at Sea, Broken Star, Geese in Flight, and more Find rotary-cutting and piecing shortcuts you can't live without Create the appeal of established patterns at the speed of modern techniques

American Doll Quilts

Author: Kathleen Tracy
Editor: Martingale
ISBN: 1604686332
Size: 12,12 MB
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Capture a piece of the past for a special child--or for the child within! From teaching first-time sewing skills to giving gifts to last a lifetime, you can celebrate a sweet, centuries-old American tradition by re-creating antique doll quilts. Create 16 designs representing doll quilts made during different periods in American history, including the Civil War and Victorian eras Choose from a medallion quilt, a friendship pillow, and other simple projects in sizes up to 19" x 25" Discover the unique traits of each historical period, plus how to fashion an authentic antique look with reproduction fabrics Re-create a tiny tradition in American quiltmaking!

Christmas On The Prairie

Author: Frances Devine
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460344235
Size: 20,92 MB
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ANSLEY POTTER JUST FOUND OUT SHE'S AN AUNT …of three endearing orphaned children. Only Seth Dobson isn't planning to relinquish custody of his nephew and nieces. But Ansley didn't come all the way to Prairie Chicken, Kansas, to give up without a fight. She's determined to be part of the children's lives, even with the handsome farmer opposing her at every turn. As the children's paternal uncle, Seth is happy to do his Christian duty. Just when he and the kids are finally becoming a family, here's this Boston beauty who isn't afraid to stand up to him…or to danger. Can two strangers who are constantly surprising each other create something special and lasting—together?

Prairie Point Pizzazz

Author: Karen Sievert
Editor: Martingale
ISBN: 1604686995
Size: 15,41 MB
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Discover an innovative and easy technique for inserting prairie points along with any half-square or quarter-square triangle in a quilt pattern. Open up unlimited possibilities for adding dimension to quilts. Let the author of the popular Better Together show you how to include prairie points in traditional blocks Choose from 10 unique projects, including the stunning "Bear's Paw" lap quilt and coordinating table runner Make large prairie points that conceal a novelty print or appliqued motif--great for interactive "peekaboo" baby quilts

Cute Quilts For Kids

Author: Kristin Roylance
Editor: Martingale
ISBN: 1604682574
Size: 20,22 MB
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Make a quilt that's functional and fun--and sure to be loved for years to come! Babies and toddlers will be tickled to have these bright, colorful designs highlighted by dimensional elements for little fingers to explore. Motifs range from butterflies and ladybugs to dinosaurs and rodeos. Choose from nine adorable patterns that give traditional designs a fresh look Learn basic applique and embellishing techniques as you make engaging quilts using rickrack, ruffles, and more Fit quilting into your busy life; these projects are easy enough for beginners and enticing enough for experts

Making The American Home

Author: Marilyn Ferris Motz
Editor: Popular Press
ISBN: 9780879724344
Size: 18,20 MB
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The transformation of a house into a home has been in our culture a traditional task of women. The articles examine this process as they reflected the role of American middle-class women as homemakers in the years 1840–1940.