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Women's Social History Through Their Needlework

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Wisconsin Quilts: History in the Stitches (Paperback)
by Ellen Kort

Mary Black's Family Quilts: Memory and Meaning in Everyday Life Laurel Horton

The Quilt That Walked To Golden 19th - 20thC Sandra Dallas

Passing On The Comfort The War, the Quilts, and the Women Who made a Difference An Keuning-Tichelaar and Lynn Kaplanian-Buller; Pub: Good Books, 2005

Hearts And Hands: Women, Quilts, and the American Society
19th C Elaine Hedges, Pat Ferrero, Julie Silber


The Freedom Quilting Bee Nancy Callahan, 20th C

Threading The Generations: A Mississippi Family's Quilt Legacy   Johnson,  Vickers,  Hollingsworth    

American Quiltmaking: 1970-2000  by Eleanor Levie Publisher: American Quilter's Society; (April 1, 2004) ISBN:  See my book review, too.

Remember Me: Women & Their Friendship Quilts  
(19th C) by Linda Otto Lipsett

For Purpose And Pleasure : Quilting Together in Nineteenth-Century America (19th C) Sandi Fox

What Clothes Reveal: The Language of Clothing in Colonial and Federal America by Linda Baumgarten

Fabric of Society: A century of People and their Clothes, 1770 - 1870: Essays Jane Tozer and Sarah Levitt

Silk Quilts : From the Silk Road to the Quilter's Studio (spans the centuries to present, incl. patterns) by Hanne Vibeke de Koning-Stapel

The Quilters: Women and Domestic Art : An Oral History
(late 19th - 20th C) by Patricia J. Cooper, Norma Bradley Allen

Lavish Legacies: Baltimore Album and Related Quilts in the Collection of the Maryland Historical Society (19th C) by Jennifer F. Goldsborough

Artists in Aprons: Folk Art by American Women  
(prior to 20th C) by C. Kurt Dewhurst, Betty MacDowell, Marsha MacDowell

Shared Threads: Quilting Together-Past and Present
(19th - 20th C)  Jacqueline Marx Atkins

No Time on My Hands  
(late 19th - 20th Century) by Grace Snyder

Kentucky Quilts & Their Makers (20th C) Mary Washington Clarke

Plain & Fancy, American Women and their Needlework, 1700 - 1850
Susan Barrows Swan

Homespun and Blue; a Study of American Crewel Embroidery
(18th - 19th C) Martha Genung Stearns

This list was compiled by Kimberly Wulfert, PhD., at www.antiquequiltdating.com. Feel free to copy this list to share with your study group.


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