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Miniature Quilts: Connecting New & Old Worlds
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0891458778, Paperback)Renowned quilter, collector,and lecturer, Tina Gravatt offers another look at miniature quilts. Tina has spent over ten years researching and constructing nearly 150 miniature quilts. She has collected nearly 200 doll beds, of all sizes, time periods, and styles, upon which to accurately display her quilts. Exhibitions of her work include the Museum Ter Zijde, Wouw, Netherlands; Garner Museum, Quincy, IL; McMinn County Living Heritage Museum, Athens, TN; Museum of the American Quilter's Society, Paducah, KY; and Paisley Museum and Art Galleries, Paisley, Scotland. She has worked in 35 states and seven countries and her work is well known around the world from her books, 'Heirloom Miniature Quilts' and 'Old Favorites in Miniature'. In this, her third book the history of the traditional miniatures will unfold as Tina shares her research from museums and libraries in Europe as well as the United States. The reader will explore the different styles and patterns found throughout the many different countries and regions of Europe. The book features whole-cloth quilts representing France, the Netherlands, and Wales, medallion or framed quilts, stripple quilts, hexagons, Log Cabins, and many others. Tina's book also includes 18 fully illustrated patterns and a color section featuring beautiful quilts from her own collection.
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