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Quilts from two Valleys - Amish Quilts From The Big Valley-Mennonite Quilts From The Shenandoah Valley - cover

Quilts from two Valleys - Amish Quilts From The Big Valley-Mennonite Quilts From The Shenandoah Valley

Phyllis Pellman Good

Publisher: Good Books

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Summary

A look at the quilts and cultures of two tucked-away religious communities in America. 
 
Two hidden valleys—one in Pennsylvania, the other in Virginia—held vibrant communities and quilting traditions during the closing years of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th century. How do the quilts made by the Amish and Mennonites in these tucked-away places compare? Includes photographs of richly colorful quilts, and of the two communities from which they come. 
 
“Full of bright color and examples of phenomenal hand-quilting, this book is great for your personal library or for a gift for a friend.” —Quilting Quarterly 
 
“The elegant designs of these quilts give insight into the simple and unique lifestyles of their makers. Phyllis includes biographical information about the two groups along with photos of them and their work.” —Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine
Available since: 06/01/1999.
Print length: 170 pages.

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