Why We Quilt - From Warmth to Freedom, How Quilting Connects Us to Community, Reminds Us of Our Roots, and Fosters Activism

Author(s): Thomas Knauer

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In this tribute to today's vibrant quilting community, prize-winning quilter and teacher Thomas Knauer showcases a stunning collection of quilts from a wide range of contemporary makers, accompanied by their testimonials about what inspires and imbues their craft with meaning. From temperance quilts to the AIDS quilt, there's a rich history of individuals and communities using fabric and thread to connect with others and express themselves, both personally and politically. Why We Quilt blends bits of this history with the stories and work of today's leading quilters, highlighting themes of tradition, community, consumerism, change, and creativity. With a unique die-cut cover and a richly layered design, this book will enthrall designers, quilters, and all types of handcraft enthusiasts.

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General Fields

  • : 9781635860337
  • : Storey Publishing, LLC
  • : Storey Publishing, LLC
  • : October 2019
  • : --- length: - '8' width: - '8' units: - Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Thomas Knauer
  • : 224
  • : English
  • : Hardback