Fons & Porter Presents Quilts From the Henry Ford

Fons & Porter Presents Quilts From the Henry Ford

24 Vintage Quilts Celebrating American Quiltmaking

Book - 2005
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Marianne Fons and Liz Porter, leading quilt authorities and hosts of Love of Quilting on public television join with the The Henry Ford to bring you this spectacular new book with 24 vintage quilts celebrating American quiltmaking. In this 208-page book youll find history, timeline, stories and artistry of original quilts that represent the ingenuity, resourcefulness and innovation of American quiltmakers. The 24 selected projects feature red and white quilts, Susan McCord quilts, log cabin quilts, appliqu#65533; quilts and patchwork quilts inspired by antique quilts from the archives of The Henry Ford. Each project includes easy-to-follow instructions and full-size patterns from Fons and Porter for making replicas of historic quilts. In addition to quilt projects, youll also find a feature essay and gallery section devoted to the impressive quilt collection of internationally-known nineteen-century quilting genius Susan McCord at The Henry Ford. 24 quilt projects for making replicas of historic quilts Special essay on A Century of Quilting Genius 1825-1925 Complete step-by-step instructions and full-size patterns Sew Easy techniques from Fons and Porter The Susan McCord collection from The Henry Ford 

Publisher: Urbandale, IA : Landauer, c2005.
ISBN: 9781890621919
Branch Call Number: 746.4604 FONS M
Characteristics: 207 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Porter, Liz
Alternative Title: Quilts from the Henry Ford


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