For those of you who like to buy quilts at on-line auctions I thought I would give a bit of advice.There are many quilts out there that are reproduction quilts.If you know an approximate date of a piece, you can turn to that section and compare the swatches to your fabric.A swatch may be included under the color it once was, the color it is now, or possibly both. This informative and easy to use handbook should prove valuable whether you are a curious quilter, a fabric collector, quilt collector, or an accomplished historian. The thousands of fabric swatches presented in this guide book can help you determine a date of manufacture and something of the history of the piece.The samples represent fabrics made in the Americas from 1800 to 1960.
Although modern Levi’s isn’t the same as the Levi’s we know from the turn of the century or just the mid-twentieth century, the vision of the brand’s creators is still there.Excitedly I bid on another, a large early 20th century quilt (so they said), that from a distance was visually dynamic, colorful and in great shape. I say thankfully because when I took my finds to my quilt study group, they told me what I had actually bought.The early log cabin was a cut down large log-cabin.You'll receive free patterns, video techniques, special deals, and news in your e-mail inbox each week. ..are many keys to fabric origins, discussions of quilting and clothing trends, actual size prints to aid in accurate identification, grouped by date, color and style, and much more.All swatches are printed actual size so you can see the pattern scale.