Why We Quilt

Contemporary Makers Speak Out
Thomas Knauer

Description

In this tribute to today’s vibrant quilting community, Thomas Knauer showcases a stunning collection of quilts from a wide range of contemporary makers, accompanied by their testimonials about what inspires and imbues their craft with meaning.

From temperance quilts to the AIDS quilt, there’s a rich history of individuals and communities using fabric and thread to connect with others and express themselves, both personally and politically. Why We Quilt blends bits of this history with the stories and work of today’s leading quilters, highlighting themes of tradition, community, consumerism, change and creativity.

With a unique die-cut cover and a richly layered design, this book will enthrall designers, quilters and all types of handcraft enthusiasts.

Details

  • Format
    Hardback
  • Pages
    240
  • Size
    205 x 205mm
  • Publisher
    Storey Publishing
  • ISBN
    9781635860337
Status
In stock for immediate dispatch
Stock Code
190881
Our Price
$39.99