Ontario's Heritage Quilts

Ontario's Heritage Quilts

Book - 2003
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A showcase of styles and techniques.

This beautiful and informative book celebrates the generations of Ontario quilters who created cherished, lasting works of domestic art while keeping their families warm during cold northern winter nights. Many Ontario quilters have roots in American quilting cultures which is reflected in familiar patterns and techniques.

This book examines the patterns, fabrics and techniques of Ontario's quilters through individual quilts and their makers. Each quilt is beautifully photographed in a setting natural to its origin.

Practical information includes:

Pieced quilts, Summer and winter quilts, Star quilts, Crazy quilts, Log cabin quilts, Appliqué quilts, Paper cut or Hawaiian quilts, Commemorative and patriotic quilts, Summer quilts, Coverlets, Hexagon or honeycomb quilts, Double wedding ring and Dresden plate quilts, Basket quilts Patterns for Jacob's Ladder, Friendship Circle, Wild Wreath of Roses Detailed instructions for cleaning and storing a quilt
Publisher: Erin, Ont. : Boston Mills Press, c2003
ISBN: 9781550463934
Characteristics: 160 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm


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