Women of Design: Quilts in the Newspaper

Women of Design: Quilts in the Newspaper

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Quilt historian Barbara Brackman explores the influence of early newspaperbased designers on American quilting, and offers quilt blocks that celebrate those individuals.Most seamstresses at the time had, like Carrie Hall, the pattern making skills to draft their own templates if they had a sketch or photo of ... The Star was one of a very few papers that continued to run a unique quilt column featuring regional designs after the advent of the ... Quilts were again perceived as part of the world of poverty, hand mea#39;downs and country crafts, concepts quite unpopular in the 1950s.

Title:Women of Design: Quilts in the Newspaper
Author:Barbara Brackman
Publisher:Kansas City Star Books - 2004


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