Revival!: A Study of Early 20th Century Revival Quilts
|About the Book|
The Colonial Revival era linked quiltmakers busy hands with a longing for the past, especially Colonial times. Member of the American Quilt Study Group accepted the challenge to study quilts of this era by making reproductions of Colonial RevivalMoreThe Colonial Revival era linked quiltmakers busy hands with a longing for the past, especially Colonial times. Member of the American Quilt Study Group accepted the challenge to study quilts of this era by making reproductions of Colonial Revival quilts from the early 20th century. Included in the book are 28 study quilts, with patterns for 10. Fifteen of the 28 quilts are traveling across the country in a special exhibit. The American Quilt Study Group is believed to be the oldest and largest member organization dedicated to quilt-related studies in the world. AQSG is a non-profit research organization with more than 1,000 members in the U. S. And abroad. Founded in 1980 in Mill Valley, California, by Sally Garoutte with a small group gathered around Sallys kitchen table, AQSG has grown into a unique and highly respected organization. The American Quilt Study Group sets standards for quilt studies and provides opportunities to increase knowledge about quilts and textiles, their history, and their place in society. AQSG members encompass all age groups and include quilters and non-quilters alike. Membership is comprised of traditional and contemporary quilt artists, quilt lovers, historians, researchers, collectors, dealers, folklorists, authors, museum curators, quilt appraisers, and students of womens studies.