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Over 200 color plates of antique quilts from all the major Amish communities make this a great book for quilters, those interested in the Amish, or even just as a unique coffee table book. filled with color photographs of bold and striking patterns, you'll learn not only of the quilts they make but the lifestyles among the Amish, with chapters on color, life cycle quilts, contentment and more. 128 pages, indexed.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 128 Vendor: Good Books Dimensions: 11 X 8 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 1561482374 ISBN-13: 9781561482375 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
A must for quilt collectors and anyone interested in full-size antique Amish quilts.
Over 100,000 copies in print! A must for quilt collectors and anyone interested in folk art or Amish culture. "Exceptionally colorful and well researched." —Library Journal
Rachel Thomas Pellman designs quilt kits and lectures widely about quilts. She is the author or co-author of many well-known books about quilting. Among them are The World of Amish Quilts and its companion how-to book, Amish Quilt Patterns; A Treasury of Amish Quilts; Small Amish Quilt Pattens; A Tresury of Mennonite Quilts; and The Country Bride Quilt. Rachel and her husband, Kenny, are the parents of two adult sons and live near Lancaster, Pennsylvania.