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Books - 19th Century
These books provide a sampling of the beautiful quilts that were created in the 19th Century. Prepare to be inspired!


Seasons Remembered
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Using the traditional red and green coloration of the 1840s, Seasons Remembered, designed by Jane Davis, features the fine buttonhole stitch applique that 19th Century women used to showcase their needle skills. There are 12 stunning, traditional applique designs (suitable for 18" blocks) in this spectacular series, plus a finishing pattern that includes the leaf border. Full-sized patterns, plus instructions for both traditional and fusible web methods of applique are included. Author: Patti-Ann Publications; softcover pattern pack

Price: $24.95    
 


4 x 5 Inch Quilt Block Anthology
This book gives you classic quilt blocks in unexpected an unexpected shape--4" x 5". There are 182 blocks from simple to intricate. You'll learn how to assemble your blocks into a one-of-a-kind sampler quilt. Tips and guidelines for a block exchange is also included. Authors: Carol Hopkins and Linda M. Koenig; Martingale Press; 208 pages; softcover.

Price: $29.99    
 


Autumn Bouquet
These patchwork and applique quilts are created using reproduction prints. Classic patchwork provides a backdrop for pretty flowers and twining vines, all made easy with machine applique. You'll learn two different ways to prepare the appliques, plus tips and tricks for setting up your machine for applique. Author: Sharon Keightley; Martingale Press; 80 pages; softcover.

Price: $25.99    
 


Beyond the Battlefield
From the design team of the Country Threads company, these quilts were inspired from the Civil War era. There are 14 quilts from small and simple to larger featuring hundreds of scrap fabrics. Period photographs and stories of unsung heroines are also included. Authors: Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene; Martingale Press; 80 pages; soft cover.

Price: $25.99    
 


Big Book of Civil War Quilts
Travel back in time with your needle and thread. There are 58 patterns for making history-rich quilts using reproduction fabrics. Traditional color combinations are shown for Civil War era style quilts and blocks. Mini-quilts, lap quilts and large bed-size projects are all featured. This is a great way to use scraps and pre-cuts. Authors: Various; Martingale Press; 240 pages; softcover.

Price: $27.99    
 


Caring for Your Quilts
Should you quilt the top that you found at the estate sale? Is it possible to get that nasty stain out of your favorite quilt? Hallye Bone of St. Louis, Missouri answers these questions and more. She packs a wealth of information on how to care for your beloved textiles into this handy little volume. You'll find tips on storing, laundering, airing and displaying your quilts. Hallye tells how to make much-needed repairs on worn binding, applique and pieced areas, even on holes that go completely through the quilt. Whether you're a quilter or a collector, you'll want this book at your fingertips.

Price: $9.99    
 


Civil War Legacies III
Capture the beauty of Civil War-era quilts. Using reproduction fabrics you can immerse yourself in a bygone era and create your own piece of Americana. There are 16 quilt patterns ideally suited for even your smallest scraps. Close-up photos bring the details into crystal clear focus. Patterns are perfect for wall hangings, table toppers, doll beds and special gifts. Author: Carol Hopkins; Martingale Press; 80 pages; softcover.

Price: $24.99    
 


Classic and Heirloom Quilts
Stitch your quilting legacy with love, in celebration of quilters of our past. There are eight 1800s-inspired quilts in three size options, including mini, lap and queen. Author: Betsy Chutchian, It's Sew Emma; 45 pages; softcover.

Price: $19.95    
 


Hearth and Home
Jo Morton's latest book features 13 reproduction quilts from wall hangings to throws traditional quilt patterns using gorgeous 19th century reproduction fabrics. Close-up photos help you study the author's fabric combinations. You'll learn how to choose fabrics, sew with triangles, press for success, piece by hand and more. Author: Jo Morton; Martingale Press; 96 pages; softcover.

Price: $27.99    
 


I Love Churn Dashes
Showcase your favorite fabrics in quilts tailor-made for solids, brights, florals and more. This book features basic to intricate Churn Dash designs in quilts ranging from lap to bed size. There are 15 projects in all, in a variety of shapes and styles. Authors: Various; Martingale Press; 80 pages; softcover.

Price: $24.99    
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