Modern Roots - Today's Quilts from Yesterday's Inspiration by Bill Volckening
12 Projects Inspired by Patchwork from 1840 to 1970

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Discover the antique roots of modern quilting, and take a peek inside Bill Volckening's quilt collection (from the 1840s to 1970s). Patterned for the first time with full instructions, 12 antique and vintage projects invite you to remake them in your own style with modern techniques, rotary cutting tools, and templates. Learn to appreciate the handwork and character of yesterday's quilts from an expert who has collected and studied them for more than 25 years.

About Bill Volckening

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Bill Volckening is a quilt collector who studied visual arts and photography at Rhode Island School of Design, School of Visual Arts, and New York University, International Center of Photography. His quilts have been exhibited and published worldwide.
Published May 1, 2016 by Stash Books. 128 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Volckening shares some of the highlights of his vintage-quilt collection in this book, which includes brief historical essays about each of the quilts, as well as a "modern-made" adaptation. Volckening and his collaborators have updated the techniques to reflect current quiltin

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