Ontario’s Heritage QuiltsAuthor: Marilyn Walker Category: Design Publisher: Boston Mills Press Published: 06 Sep, 2003 ISBN: 1550463934 Pages: 160 Pages Tags:design | heritage | history | Purchase Here
A showcase of styles and techniques.
This beautiful and informative book celebrates the generations of Ontario quilters who created cherished, lasting works of domestic art while keeping their families warm during cold northern winter nights. Many Ontario quilters have roots in American quilting cultures which is reflected in familiar patterns and techniques.
This book examines the patterns, fabrics and techniques of Ontario’s quilters through individual quilts and their makers. Each quilt is beautifully photographed in a setting natural to its origin.
Practical information includes:
- Pieced quilts, Summer and winter quilts, Star quilts, Crazy quilts, Log cabin quilts, Appliqué quilts, Paper cut or Hawaiian quilts, Commemorative and patriotic quilts, Summer quilts, Coverlets, Hexagon or honeycomb quilts, Double wedding ring and Dresden plate quilts, Basket quilts
- Patterns for Jacob’s Ladder, Friendship Circle, Wild Wreath of Roses
- Detailed instructions for cleaning and storing a quilt