By Cindy Brick
Made of the best silks, satins, and velvets and stitched including complex embroidery, the loopy cover is a testomony to quilters’ wealthy mind's eye and artistry. this pretty e-book strains the bewitching historical past of “Crazies” from their earliest origins to the current day. distinctive quilting instructor and appraiser Cindy Brick follows the loopy duvet from colonial occasions, the Civil conflict, the Victorian period, and during at the present time, deciphering the secret and that means of those curious quilts.
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Extra resources for Crazy Quilts: History - Techniques - Embroidery Motifs
But the pattern appeared on sewing boxes as early as the mid-1700s and was even a woven pattern on Egyptian cat mummies. ) Early Log Cabin quilts were stitched, strip by overlapping strip, on a foundation of muslin, old or worn-out cotton clothing, or even feed or sugar sacks. ) Bonnie Leman and Judy Martin, authors of Log Cabin Quilts, note that because the Log Cabin could use up snips and strings of salvaged material too skimpy for other patterns, it was popular among pioneer women. Perhaps that is how the pattern got its most popular name: it resembled the log homes of its earliest American makers.
They examined the quilt closely and confirmed its fabrics were from 1835 or earlier. I examined the quilt in 2002 and saw no fabrics, thread, construction, or quilting methods that would conflict with a pre-1840 date. It has no embroidery, no fancy stitching, but the surface of the top is pieced from a wide variety of early cotton chintzes, prints, and weaves. It has a wide chintz border, and its plain cotton backing features the date 1839 cross-stitched in red thread on one side. Note the early chintz and madder (pinkish-red) prints featured in this quilt.
Cindy Brick has learned these lessons well. Now she is sharing a decade of study and research with all of us. Enjoy! Nancy Kirk The Crazy Quilt Society Nancy Kirk is a quilt historian, appraiser, and restorer. She lectures and teaches nationally on Crazy quilting, quilt history, and quilt restoration. She has produced two DVD sets on quilt restoration, another on dating fabrics, and the books Collecting Antique Quilts and Taking Care of Grandma’s Quilt. She and her late husband, Bill, started The Kirk Collection in 1987 dealing in antique quilts and antique fabrics.
Crazy Quilts: History - Techniques - Embroidery Motifs by Cindy Brick