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Title:
Why we quilt : contemporary makers speak out about the power of art, activism, community, and creativity
Summary:
"In this tribute to today's vibrant quilting community, prize-winning quilter and teacher Thomas Knauer showcases a stunning collection of quilts from a wide range of contemporary makers, accompanied by their testimonials about what inspires and imbues their craft with meaning. Why We Quilt blends bits of this history with the stories and work of today's leading quilters, highlighting themes of tradition, community, consumerism, change, and creativity."-- Provided by publisher.
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
We quilt to connect with a rich tradition -- We quilt to explore and express our creativity -- We quilt to move beyond modern consumer culture -- We quilt to create a connection with loved ones -- We quilt to change the world -- We quilt because we can-and because we cannot help but do so -- Epilogue : We quilt for all these reasons and more .
Physical Description:
211 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Genre:
Publisher:
Storey Publishing,
Publication Date:
2019
ISBN:
9781635860337
Publication Information:
North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2019]
Call Number:
746.46 KNAUER
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