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If you live to quilt, enjoy the companionship of other quilters, or appreciate the delicate handiwork of a handmade quilt, Around the Quilt Frame from Kari Cornell, Editor, is a must-read! This compilation of seventeen essays and stories about quilts and quilting, brings together light-hearted tales and philosophical musings from a variety of well-known quilting writers.

 


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Around the Quilt Frame
Stories and Musings on the Quilter's Craft

Editor: Kari Cornell
Pages: 222
Page size: 7 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Cover: Hard
Item Code: 4HG0111
Weight: 0.7 lb

MSRP: $17.95
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Inspired by the sense of community forged by the millions of women throughout history who gathered with friends to quilt, Around the Quilt Frame draws upon this common bond to connect today's diverse quilters in a symbolic way.

In a patchwork of stories old and new, lighthearted and sentimental, Around the Quilt Frame pieces together a colorful impression of what it means to be a contemporary quilter while still sharing a sense of history with quilters of the past.

 

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Inspired by the sense of community forged by the millions of women throughout history who gathered with friends to quilt, Around the Quilt Frame draws upon this common bond to connect today's diverse quilters in a symbolic way.

Around the Quilt Frame is a unique compilation of seventeen essays and stories about quilts and quilting. It brings together light-hearted tales and more philosophical musings from a variety of well-known quilting writers.

This all-star quilting bee results in an expertly stitched patchwork of contemporary and timeless tales as warm and comforting as a treasured heirloom quilt.

Table of Contents

 
Introduction 8
Chapter One - To Be A Quilter  
Feeling Good 14
Who Needs Quilt Guilt?! 18
A Great Quilting Truth of the Universe 26
What Will We Think of Next? 31
Chapter Two - The Quilt Show and Beyond 38
Quilting Safari 46
Lost 56
The AHHHHHHHHHH Moment 64
Chapter Three - History in the Making  
The Quilters 74
Excerpt From Double Wedding Ring 84
Women Who Quilt 114
Chapter Four - All in the Family  
Remembering Odin 126
My Grandmother's Legacy 141
The Women and Their Quilts 152
Chapter Five - Around the Quilt Frame  
Quilts in the Life Cycle 158
Excerpt from the Persian Pickle Club 166
The Quilt of Happiness 194

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