1 edition of Amish Crib Quilts From the Midwest found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||January 25, 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 73 p. :|
|Number of Pages||56|
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1940 86"x72" 085:Trip Around the World-Menonite c. Thus began an unusual odyssey -- Sara, who once disparaged the quilting tradition of her heritage, thinking it dull and drab, began to see its graphic beauty when outsiders became intent on owning Amish quilts.
Of course, some people want to know more about Amish quilting or might even want to try to make their own Amish quilts at home. The Making of an Amish Quilt Many Amish quilters used black as an integral part of the quilt. Women make quilts for weddings, babies, friendship and as fund-raisers. 90 full-color plates of a rare collection of antique Amish quilts for children.
The richly colorful quilts featured here come from Amish communities through the Midwestern United States. Patricia Cox Crews is Director of the International Quilt Study Center in Lincoln, NE; Dr. 1920 69"x61" 066:Ocean Waves-OH c.and continue through May 21. The Amish Came Amish Crib Quilts From the Midwest to Quilting Long after their neighbors were piecing quilts the Amish still used the old German featherbeds and coverlets.
This exhibition features approximately 48 full-size and crib quilts dating from the 1880s to the 1940s. My favorite is the modified log cabin. Midwestern Amish crib quilts on exhibit in Goshen College Library Gallery Feb. Smucker said, "Aside from aesthetic interest [of the crib quilts], I was fascinated by how Sara Miller, a woman who spent most of her life as a member of the Old Order Amish, amassed such a significant collection of Amish material culture.
Would make a great crib quilt! Includes a sleeve for a hanging rod. "I think the community here will have a particular interest because of the large Amish and Mennonite population in the surrounding area and their familiarity with many aspects of Amish culture.
It should be noted that each congregation decides what colours will be permitted.