Amish Quilting Patterns

Amish Quilting Patterns

56 Full-size Ready-to-use Designs and Complete Instructions

Book - 1987
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Dover Pubns

Authentic Amish quilting patterns are among the most sough-after quilting styles today. Elegant and graceful, these eye-catching designs are widely recognized as a unique art form. Now with this useful guide, prepared by two noted quilt designers and teachers, needleworkers at all levels of expertise can re-create many popular Amish motifs passed down from generation to generation.
Over 50 full-size, ready-to-use templates provide attractive designs for feathers, flowers, pinwheels, tulips, cables, pumpkin seeds, a star, and much more. Easy-to-follow instructions and numerous diagrams allow beginning as well as advanced quilters to undertake a variety of projects, while an informative introduction points out the differences between Lancaster County and Midwestern Amish styles.
Useful for creating repeating borders, centers, corners, and overall patterns for full-size bedcovers, these classic designs can also be used individually to embellish pillows, cushions, and countless other domestic items.


Veteran quilting instructors show how to create 56 of the most-sought-after quilting patterns, including tulips, cables, pumpkin seeds, flowers, pinwheels, and other motifs. Suitable for beginners as well as experts.


Baker & Taylor
Briefly describes the history of Amish quilts, explains how to make and use patterns, and provides a selection of traditional quilting designs

Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1987
ISBN: 0486253260 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 746.46 MAR
Characteristics: 12 p., 42 leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Cunningham, Joe

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