The revised and updated 2nd edition of this critically acclaimed book is available now!
The only truly comprehensive book on the art and history of American quilts and quiltmaking, from the Colonial period to the present.
384 pages, more than 350 illustrations of remarkable quilts made between 1780 and 2013.
"Rich and beautifully crafted... An enduring work."
—Bernard L. Herman, George B. Tindall Professor of American Studies, University of North Carolina, CHOICE, May 2010.
"Surely the most important quilt book ever."
—Laura Fisher, author of Quilts of Illusion and Home Sweet Home: The House in American Folk Art
"So outstanding that words practically fail me."
—Mary Leman Austin, former Executive Editor, Quilter's Newsletter