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Love of Quilts: A Treasury of Classic Quilting Stories [Paperback]

Cuesta Ray Benberry , Carol Pinney Crabb


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June 4 2004

Love of Quilts features 28 short stories about quilts and quilters, collected from classic magazines such as Godey's Lady's Book, Harper's Bazaar, and Good Housekeeping. From courtings that nearly go astray to quilters obsessed with securing scraps, this book has something for every quilter. Fascinating as fiction, these stories also provide social history. Also included is a bibliography of quilt fiction and a timeline that lists American quilt fiction, plays, poems, and patterns published from 1845 to 1940.


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Love of Quilts brings to life the captivating worlds of quilters in other times and places. These twenty-eight entertaining short stories about quilts and quilters have been collected from the pages of such classic magazines as Godey's Lady's Book, Harper's Bazaar, and Good Housekeeping.

From courtings that nearly go astray to husbands and wives brought together by quilts to quilters obsessed with securing scraps, Love of Quilts is at once a delightful read and a slice of social history.

Also included is a bibliography of quilt fiction and a timeline that lists American quilt fiction, plays, poems, and patterns published from 1845 to 1940. If you love quilts, Love of Quilts is a must read!

About the Author

Cuesta Ray Benberry is a respected quilt historian and the author of Always There: The African-American Presence in American Quilts. She was inducted into the Quilter's Hall of Fame in 1983.


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