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The farmer's wife sampler quilt : letters from 1920s farm wives and the 111 blocks they inspired

Author: Laurie Aaron Hird
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Krause Publications, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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"In 1922, the very popular The Farmer's Wife magazine held a contest asking a simple question: "Would you want your daughter to marry a farmer?" Author Laurie Hird has excerpted 55 of the top letters and, using these letters as inspiration, she created 111 traditional 6" quilt blocks and with them created a tribute quilt. Each block is fully illustrated and comes with complete cutting templates on the bonus CD. In  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Aaron Hird
ISBN: 9780896898288 0896898288
OCLC Number: 299713431
Description: 256 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm. + 1 CD (4 3/4 in.)
Other Titles: Farmer's wife.
Responsibility: Laurie Aaron Hird.

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In 1922, the very popular "The Farmer's Wife" magazine held a contest asking a simple question: 'Would you want your daughter to marry a farmer?' This title excerpts 55 of the top letters submitted  Read more...

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