Join the Moda All-Stars as they use 5-inch charm squares to make scrappy quilts with style. Got one charm pack, two packs, or three? Make the most out of them with quilts that use up nearly all of the charms in your favorite packs. You don't need a huge fabric stash to achieve a dynamic, scrappy look--just your choice of charm packs Make a range of projects, from table runners to lap-sized quilts, all by top Moda designers Tips and tricks from each designer are included to help you show off your unique collection of charm squares
Join the Moda All-Stars as they use 5-inch charm squares to make scrappy quilts with style. Got one charm pack, two packs, or three? Make the most out them with quilts that use up nearly all of the charms in your favorite packs. You don't need a huge fabric stash to achieve a dynamic, scrappy look#8212just your choice of charm packs Make a range of projects, from table runners to lap-sized quilts, all by top Moda designers Tips and tricks from each designer are included to help you show off your unique collection of charm squares
"To understand the history and spirit of America, one must know its wars, its laws, and its presidents. To really understand it, however, one must also know its cheeseburgers, its love songs, and its lawn ornaments. The long-awaited Guide to the United States Popular Culture provides a single-volume guide to the landscape of everyday life in the United States. Scholars, students, and researchers will find in it a valuable tool with which to fill in the gaps left by traditional history. All American readers will find in it, one entry at a time, the story of their lives."--Robert Thompson, President, Popular Culture Association. "At long last popular culture may indeed be given its due within the humanities with the publication of The Guide to United States Popular Culture. With its nearly 1600 entries, it promises to be the most comprehensive single-volume source of information about popular culture. The range of subjects and diversity of opinions represented will make this an almost indispensable resource for humanities and popular culture scholars and enthusiasts alike."--Timothy E. Scheurer, President, American Culture Association "The popular culture of the United States is as free-wheeling and complex as the society it animates. To understand it, one needs assistance. Now that explanatory road map is provided in this Guide which charts the movements and people involved and provides a light at the end of the rainbow of dreams and expectations."--Marshall W. Fishwick, Past President, Popular Culture Association Features of The Guide to United States Popular Culture: 1,010 pages 1,600 entries 500 contributors Alphabetic entries Entries range from general topics (golf, film) to specific individuals, items, and events Articles are supplemented by bibliographies and cross references Comprehensive index
It's row time--again! Your favorite Moda designers are back with 23 fresh, fabulous, all-new row patterns for you to mix and match. Join Lisa Bongean, Camille Roskelley, Lynne Hagmeier, Jen Kingwell, Jo Morton, and many others in a dynamic follow-up to the best seller Moda All-Stars All in a Row. Take your pick of imaginative rows, add versatile blender rows, and you've got a quilt with a style that's all your own!
Did Quilts Really Lead the Way to Freedom? What role did quilts play? Barbara explores the stories surrounding the Underground Railroad. Read about the people who were there! First-person accounts, newspaper and military records, and surviving quilts all add clues. YOU decide how to interpret the stories and history, fabrication and facts as you learn about this fascinating time in history. Excellent resource for elementary through high school learners - curriculum included! Recall an unforgettable phase of our nation's history with America's leading quilt historian. Barbara Brackman presents the most current research on the role of quilts during the time of slavery, emancipation, and the Underground Railroad. Nine quilt projects combine historic blocks with Barbara's own designs.
The system unveiled here for dating heirloom quilts is based upon five characteristics -- fabric, style, color, technique, and pattern. In recounting the method's evolution, which involved the examination of 900 date-inscribed specimens, Brackman imparts a colorful history of quilt making.
Accepting a position as an assistant in a family clothing shop, Rachel Grant pursues her theory that important rites of passage are linked to special garments and finds herself haunted by an antique bridal quilt. 100,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo. Doubleday Main. Tour.