American quilt

Explore the rich history and intricate designs of American quilts. Get inspired by the creativity and craftsmanship of these stunning works of art.
Barbara Brackman's MATERIAL CULTURE: American Made:Treasures from the American… Inspiration, Embroidery Designs, Quilts, Crewel Embroidery, Vintage, Patchwork, Baltimore Album Quilt, Vintage Quilts, Quilters

The City Sewers took a road trip to Arkansas the other day to the Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. We went to hear Linda Eaton, Winterthur's Textile Curator, give a talk about quilts and folk art. More about that later in another post. Elsey A. Halstead, 1848 Collection of the American Folk Art Museum The special exhibit up now is American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum http://crystalbridges.org/exhibitions/american-made-treasures-from-the-american-folk-art-museum…

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Marshel Cunningham
Art, Ideas, Crafts, Quilts, Patchwork, Quilt Of Valor, Contemporary Quilts, Heirloom Quilt, American Decor

Sail away into another FUN-filled weekendinspired by the all the fan-fare and fireworks from the Fourth of July!Check out all our patriotic designs and keep celebrating America! "Made in USA", a crowd FAVORITE! Get creative with your flags! You can make pillows, bags, and so much MORE."Perfect Union"A bit more work, but this heirloom quilt will definitely be the center of attention at your next family reunion!And our NEWEST quilt of all - "SPARKLERS"! What do you all think of another

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Bekah Pifer
Kay Harmon: Civil War Bride or Bird of Paradise Quilt Art, Quilts, Vintage, Folk Art, Textile Art, Antiques, Patchwork, Art Quilts, American Folk Art

The Civil War Bride quilt is an interpretation of a quilt in the American Folk Art Museum in New York City, c 1858-1863. The top was made during the Civil War period and is thought to be an unfinished wedding quilt. A female figure is appliqued in one block but the block next to her is almost empty which leads experts to believe the maker had planned to include a groom but for some reason did not. Their theory is supported by newspaper templates, including one of a male figure, that were…

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Polly Mello
Patchwork, Quilts, Couture, Quilting Patterns, Antique Quilt, Vintage Quilts, Antique Quilts, Old Quilts, Patchwork Quilts

You don't really see the beauty of this c. 1930 quilt until you capture it with a photo. I think it sparkles with the light and dark fabric. Feedsack like, not a feedsack expert. Not a four patch or nine patch. Just random two inch squares. It is a very utilitarian quilt. Don't think I have ever seen this straight line quilting before. Looks like maybe they used a yardstick and drew lines on the back. Needs a day at the spa. But otherwise in pretty good shape.

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