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Quilt historian Barbara Brackman has created 26 photo collages celebrating patron saints especially for quilters. Lost a scissors? Adding another UFO (unfinished object) to the pile? Worried about your reds bleeding? There's a saint for that.
This little book makes a terrific gift for textile artists of all types.

BBrackman

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Barbara Brackman
BBrackman Kansas

Barbara Brackman is a historian with many professional publications to her name. Her specialty areas are quilts and needlework, local history and folk arts. She is the author of "Clues in the Calico: A Guide to Dating and Identifying Antique Quilts" and "Making History: Quilts and Fabric 1890-1970" among other books.

Fecha de publicación  10 de diciembre de 2010

Dimensiones  Cuadrado pequeño  30 páginas Papel estándar

Categoría  Artesanías y pasatiempos

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brigittegibl

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I've downloaded the A to Z book of quilts and love it! Hope to get this one too, thanks Brigitte

publicado 12 de dic. a las 23:39 PST

elementsport

elementsport dice

Looks like a great book. I do need quilting help from the saints and anyone else who can help me! ricordanza@charter.net.

publicado 12 de dic. a las 16:47 PST

QuiltedSu

QuiltedSu dice

I'm commenting! This intriguing book would be a lovely addition to my iPad, thank you! My email is quilted@comcast.net and I leave this in public view only as you assured me this whole post will disappear tomorrow, so the bots won't get my address. I previewed this book last year and am intrigued by the scholarly writing and lovely collage work. I admire both!

publicado 12 de dic. a las 13:48 PST

kaysusan

kaysusan dice

I did enjoy looking through this book! I've featured it on my blog.

publicado 25 de feb. a las 02:26 PST

marchquilt

marchquilt dice

This small (c. 6 1/2" x 6 3/4") book contains beautiful "photoshopped" collages composed mostly of fine art and iconic images of Saints who could be helpful to quilter combined with vintage photos and images of quilts, fabric, thread, sewing machines, etc. The images can be cut out and framed for inspiration or intervention in the sewing room -- I chose Saint Anne, patron saint of seamstresses. The images are very cleverly done and reward close scrutiny -- this is Barbara Brackman, our quilt historian, as accomplished artist.

publicado 20 de ene. a las 12:31 PST

BBrackman

BBrackman dice

No they are not quilts at all, but photographic collages.

publicado 22 de dic. a las 14:37 PST

drbryant

drbryant dice

I have enjoyed Barbara Brackman's other books about quilting. Are these actual quilts? I can't tell from the preview.

publicado 22 de dic. a las 11:41 PST

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