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Why we quilt : contemporary makers speak out about the power of art, activism, community, and creativity

Author: Thomas Knauer
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Knauer, Thomas.
Why we quilt.
North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2019]
(DLC) 2019020833
Material Type: Document, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Knauer
ISBN: 9781635860344 1635860342
OCLC Number: 1104214061
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
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.
Responsibility: by Thomas Knauer.

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