The Farmer’s Wife Sampler Quilt: Letters from 1920s Farm Wives and the 111 Blocks They Inspired


The Farmer's Wife Sampler Quilt: Letters from 1920s Farm Wives and the 111 Blocks They Inspired Author Laurie Aaron Hird
ISBN-10 0896898288
ISBN-13 9780896898288
Year 2009-10-09
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Krause Publications
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Be Inspired by the StoriesThe 1922 The Farmer s Wife magazine posed this question to their readers If you had a daughter of marriageable age would you in light of your own experience have her marry a farmer The magazine at the time had 750 000 subscribers and received over 7 000 letters The best answers to this question are included in this book along with the traditional quilt blocks they inspired Laurie Aaron Hird provides everything you need to be inspired and create your own sampler quilt 111 six inch quilt blocks with assembly diagrams for piecing the blocks and template cutting directionsComplete instruction for making a sampler quilt in any traditional size lap twin queen or kingCD with easy to print full sized templates for all 111 blocks and printable quilt construction diagrams42 letters from the 1922 Farmer s Wife contest to give you a priceless glimpse into our country s past

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