Traditional British Quilts

Traditional British Quilts

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Since the early 1970s in Britain, there has been a revival of interest in quiltmaking, stimulated by contact with the American tradition of quilting and patchwork. This book looks at the practical and historical aspects of quiltmaking.When patchwork patterns were used for the central medallion itself they were often large pieces and of bold design. Star blocks were popular centrepieces but another common choice was to combine a large square, set on the diagonal, with triangles to make a large square centre block. ... The patchwork patterns can be of a single geometric shape (one-patch patterns) or a combination of shapesanbsp;...

Title:Traditional British Quilts
Author:Dorothy Osler
Publisher:B T Batsford Limited - 1987-01-01


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