Antique quilts have a romance about them that captivates quilters and collectors. But inheriting such a treasure is rare, and buying one can be costly. What to do? If you love antique quilts and enjoy remaking them with today's Civil War reproduction prints, this is the book for you.
- 14 patterns make re-creating antique quilts a breeze using modern techniques
- Most patterns show both the new and antique versions, and all include full instructions
- Learn more about the fabrics you love--from shirtings to plaids--and view close-up photos of both antique and reproduction quilts
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Longtime quilt designer and antique-quilt collector Julie Hendricksen shows you how to make antique-inspired quilts with Civil War reproduction prints. Using modern techniques; 14 classic patterns make recreating these old treasures a breeze. Most patterns show photos of both the new and antique quilt versions. Also included is a quick history on the rainbow of reproduction fabrics spanning double pinks to poison greens.
Julie Hendricksen purchased her first antique quilt in 1984 and made her first quilt shortly thereafter. She has seen things change considerably in the quilting world since then. What has stayed the same, however, is her love for both vintage and reproduction scrap quilts. As an author for Martingale, a fabric designer for Windham Fabrics, and the owner of J.J. Stitches quilt shop, Julie enjoys working in an industry that continues to inspire her every day.Visit Julie's website
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