Download and read online The Big Book of Civil War Quilts in PDF and EPUB Explore the patchwork style and scrappy flair of 58 history-rich quilts inspired by patterns and fabrics from the 1800s. Showcase the traditional color combinations of reproduction fabrics and popular Civil War-era blocks that quilters love in patterns for mini-quilts, lap quilts, and large bed-size projects. Use your favorite reproduction fabrics--including scraps and precuts--in quilts ranging from simple to intricate, all created by expert designers.
Download and read online The Big Book of Strip Quilts in PDF and EPUB Cut strips from your stash or gather your favorite precuts to make fabulous strip quilts that shine! Each pattern will inspire you with its remarkably versatile look and scrappy style, easily achieved with simple strips. 60 stunning strip quilts at a great value--just pennies per pattern Choose from sizes ranging from wall hangings and baby quilts to bed-sized quilts, all by top designers Includes projects for beginners and experienced quilters in a variety of attractive patchwork styles
Download and read online Civil War Quilts in PDF and EPUB With over 170 photos and an engaging text, this book tells the stories of fourteen extraordinary Civil War quilts and the women who made them. Some of these quilts tell love stories, others relate the determination of women seeking an active role in the war effort, and some of patriotism and creative abilities of people caring about others. All of these quilts tell stories of struggle and survival. In addition, this book contains information for making traditional 19th century bindings and potholder quilts, plus over 45 patterns for making reproduction Civil War era quilts. Also included is information on reproduction fabrics and how to participate in modern soldier-related community service quilting. This book is a must read for any serious quilter, historian, or Civil War enthusiast.
Download and read online Barbara Brackman s Civil War Sampler in PDF and EPUB Features fifty quilt blocks that commemorate the one hundred-fiftieth anniversary of the Civil War, featuring period photographs and first-person accounts for each.
Download and read online Civil War Legacies III in PDF and EPUB If you can't get enough of reproduction fabrics, you'll want this book! Immerse yourself in a bygone era and create your own piece of Americana. Featuring simple pieced blocks, these gorgeous quilts showcase Carol Hopkins' talent for selecting reproduction fabrics to create quilts reminiscent of antique treasures. Choose from 16 quilt patterns ideally suited for your smallest scraps Close-up photos bring the details into crystal-clear focus Enjoy patterns that are perfect for wall hangings, table toppers, doll beds, and special gifts
Download and read online Civil War Women in PDF and EPUB North and South, black and white - the story of the War Between the States is embedded in the soul of every American. In her second book on quilts and the Civil War, Barbara Brackman introduces 9 women who lived during those turbulent times, matching each woman to a quilt that she might have made herself. 9 projects adapted from period quilts, with patterns and instructions. Excellent reference book for Civil War re-enactors; offers creative activities related to each woman’s story. Fascinating information about 9 real-life American women and their experiences during the Civil War, from abolitionist speaker Lucy Stone to freed slave Susie Taylor King to Confederate spy Belle Edmondson. Make a reproduction quilt and forge a personal link to the women of the Civil War!
Download and read online Civil War Legacies in PDF and EPUB Step back in time with 15 favorite patchwork-quilt patterns from the Civil War Legacies collection by Carol Hopkins. Each pattern design features classic blocks evocative of the era, beautifully showcasing today's reproduction quilt fabrics. Wonderfully scrappy, small quilt patterns in sizes perfect for wall hangings and doll quilts Simple, step-by-step instructions with clear diagrams and pressing directions Value-packed collection with something for every skill level
Download and read online Civil War Remembered in PDF and EPUB Following their runaway best-seller The Blue and the Gray, Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene present a fresh assortment of distinctive designs. With this value-packed collection, now's the time to enlist your Civil War fabrics! Choose from an array of quilts in various sizes and achieve a scrappy or planned look Enjoy gorgeous photos and be inspired by the authors' keen color sense Add charm to any room with traditional designs ranging from baskets and houses to flying geese and stars--including two scorched designs for an authentic vintage look
Download and read online Big Book of Civil War Sites in PDF and EPUB The definitive travel reference for America's most famous, and infamous, Civil War battle sites— a tribute to the war's 150th anniversary (2011-2015) With The Big Book of Civil War Sites, history-focused travelers finally have ready access to in-depth and thorough listings of all sites associated with the major battles of a devastating war that transformed the nation. Whether for exploring the Southern states or the Eastern theater, this book provides a full range of historical background information, travel and lodging options, museums, tours, and special events. Top attractions in the North include the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Gettysburg National Military Park; and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. In the Southern states—from the Outer Banks of North Carolina to the Mississippi Delta—readers will discover the fascinating and varied world of Civil War history and read detailed accounts of battles in North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, and Louisiana. Being published in 2011, which will see numerous national, state, and local events marking the Civil War's sesquicentennial, The Big Book of Civil War Sites includes: * Thorough listings of all major sites, including historical background information * Full-color photographs throughout * Special features on military and civic leaders * A glossary of Civil War terminology * Directions to hard-to-find locations * Helpful listings of restaurants, lodgings, shopping, tours, and special events
Download and read online The Civil War Anniversary Quilts in PDF and EPUB Provides instructions, templates, and a collection of historical documents, including diary entries and letters, to commemorate the anniversary of the United States Civil War.
Download and read online The Big Book of Scrappy Quilts in PDF and EPUB Put your fabric bits and pieces to spectacular use with this well-curated collection of quilts. Cut from your stash or play with precut strips and squares, fat quarters, and fat eighths as you enjoy a tremendous variety of patterns from well-known designers. 77 delightful projects--including Civil War, 1930s, modern, traditional, and country designs--at less than 40 cents a pattern Selected patterns from popular Martingale books by Kim Brackett, Lynn Roddy Brown, Kay Connors and Karen Earlywine, Kim Diehl, Amy Ellis, Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene of Country Threads, Joanna Figueroa, and many more Quilts range in size from 28" x 36" to 99" square and feature everything from simple patchwork to cotton and wool applique to strip piecing
Download and read online A Path to the Civil War in PDF and EPUB Dolores Smith and Sarah Maxwell of Homestead Hearth recreate a mid1800s antique sampler quilt. Pieced over a long period of time, Aurelia worked on this project for many years as she witnessed a country heading toward war with itself. This book shows you stepbystep how you can recreate this 44block sampler treasure.
Download and read online The 4 x 5 Quilt Block Anthology in PDF and EPUB Gather your favorite reproduction fabrics and stitch magnificent 4" x 5" blocks! Enjoy trying your hand at a wide range of distinctly different quilt blocks--182 in all--from stunning yet simple blocks to intricate paper-pieced designs. We've done the math for you, taking the effort out of resizing traditional square blocks into attractive 4" x 5" beauties Learn how to assemble your blocks into a one-of-a-kind sampler quilt Includes tips to help you set up a fun block exchange or club with friends
Download and read online The Blue and the Gray in PDF and EPUB The authors of the best-selling Country Threads Goes to Charm School present a remarkable collection of designs inspired by the Civil War and ideal for reproduction fabrics. Choose from 18 traditional quilt patterns, including wall hangings, table toppers, and two beautiful doll quilts Make excellent use of scraps, fat quarters, and even fat eighths Enjoy striking projects with names that conjure images of the era, such as "Gettysburg," "Civil War Journal," and "Troops in Formation"
Download and read online Prairie Children and Their Quilts in PDF and EPUB 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