Civil War quilts have long been a fascination of the Quiltfolk community—and for good reason. They are full of history, stories, and patriotism. There is always more to learn about the presence and role of quilts throughout our nation. And, right now, you can add some fascinating titles to your to-be-read list, at an unbeatable price!
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The Big Book of Civil War Quilts: 58 Patterns for Reproduction-Fabric Lovers
Explore the patchwork style and scrappy flair of 58 history-rich quilts inspired by patterns and fabrics from the 1800s. Showcase the traditional color combinations of reproduction fabrics and popular Civil War-era blocks that quilters love in patterns for mini-quilts, lap quilts, and large bed-size projects. Use your favorite reproduction fabrics—including scraps and precuts—in quilts ranging from simple to intricate, all created by expert designers.
Beyond the Battlefield: 14 Scrappy Civil War Quilts
From beloved design team Country Threads comes this all-new collection of patterns inspired by quilts from the Civil War era. Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene's signature make-do style comes to life in 14 quilts, from small, simple tributes to larger quilts featuring hundreds of scrap fabrics. Projects are paired with period photographs and fascinating true stories of heroines of the Civil War, from women who disguised themselves as soldiers to others who became doctors, nurses, and even spies in order to serve. Whether you're a fan of traditional designs, Civil War fabrics, or scrappy-to-the-max patterns, these stunning quilts are sure to inspire.
A Country’s Call: Civil War Quilts and Stories of Unsung Heroines
Reach back in time and visit 14 heroines of the Civil War with the treasured design team of Country Threads. Then, create an array of beautiful quilts inspired by the stories of these courageous women. From a simple string quilt to spectacular scrap quilts bursting with hundreds of fabrics, each project captures the look of antique quilts from the era. Authentic photos and true accounts of Civil War history will draw in quilters and Civil War buffs alike.
Quilts of Love and Valor: Reproduction Quilts and an Authentic Civil War Love Story
Touched by the tender, real-life letters of Jacob and Emeline Ritner, a husband and wife separated by the Civil War, author Becky A. Wright shares quilt patterns based on captivating stories the couple shared. Tales of the battlefield, news from the home front, and love maintained through nearly four years of separation are captured in 11 antique-style designs, perfect for reproduction fabrics. Excerpts from Jacob and Emeline's letters—the only complete set of Civil War letters known to exist—shed light on the inspiration behind each quilt, giving you a sense of what life was like for everyday people during the Civil War.
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