Culture and History – Textiles and Quilts

  • The Coat Route

    The Coat Route


  • The Coat Route, Meg Lukens Noonan, Scribe Publications, 2013.  See my post about this great read.






  • Quilts in the Attic

    Quilts in the Attic

    Quilts in the Attic, Karen S. Musgrave, Voyageur Press, 2012. This is a great little book in which Karen Musgrave presents 30 stories of great quilt discoveries, including hidden masterpieces, fascinating finds, and treasured family heirlooms.




  • Quilts and ColorQuilts and Color, the Pilgrim/Roy Collection presents more than 60 American quilts from the collection. Visual feast for those interested in art and quilting.





ClothboundJulie Paterson is an Australian textile designer who has been has been designing and printing contemporary textiles by hand for over 20 years.  Julie migrated to Australia from the United Kingdom and her iconic patterns, inspired by and connected to the Australian landscape, have been applied to furnishings, rugs and wallpapers and sold the world over.  ClothBound is the story of Julie’s most significant and well loved designs, and offers a very intimate insight into the creative process of a much loved artist, designer and maker at work in her shed in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney.  It’s a visual treat with stunning images of her design and a delightful insight to her creative process.  The book itself is bound in cloth!


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