This expanded edition of the authoritative guide to the history and art of the quilt in Wales includes a foreword by textiles expert Kaffe Fassett and detailed diagrams by renowned quilt designer Sandie Lush. This generously illustrated edition has updated text and new colour images, some previously unseen, reproduced in detail.
Welsh quilters varied in social standing from artisans to the gentry. Quilting offered one of very few ways in which a spinster or widow in Wales could make a living, an important social aspect of quilt making. However, bold designs and intricate stitchwork were shared by hobbyists and professionals alike.
This book includes chapters on the origins and history of the quilt in Wales, Making a Quilt, Methods, Types of Quilt, Joining and Finishing, Provenance, as well as guidance on buying and caring for Quilts and Blankets.
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