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Description - Red & White Quilting by Linda Pumphrey

Classic, yet somehow edgy, red and white is arguably the most iconic colour combination in quilting and every project in this book promises to give your quilting repertoire some high-contrast punch. Since the mid-19th century when color-fast red cotton became readily available for patchwork, red and white quilts have been one of, if not the most popular color combinations in quilting, inspiring designers, collectors and more than one major exhibition. This book celebrates that iconic design approach, providing quilters with patterns and instructions for some of the most magnificent red and white quilts in the International Quilt Study Collection. Linda Pumphrey, who worked with the study center on Mountain Mist Historical Quilts is back, this time creating both bed-sized quilts and quilt projects alike--pillows, runners, mini quilts and more--all inspired by these bold, historical yet timeless quilts. The book includes basic quilting and finishing instructions, tips on two-color quilting and working with "Turkey Red" and a CD-Rom of PDF quilt block templates, which includes paper piecing and rotary cutting where applicable. AUTHOR: Linda Pumphrey is an award winning quilter and quilt historian who also enjoyed a career in the quilting industry. She serves on several national boards including the International Quilt Study Center & Museum, Quilt Alliance, International Quilt Association and Quilts Inc Advisory Council. For 20 years, Linda was the National and International Sales Manager for Mountain Mist, the original inventor of filler products and quilt battings. While at Mountain Mist, Linda acted as curator of the Historical Mountain Mist Corporate Quilt collection and was instrumental in bringing the collection to IQSCM. She is recently retired from AccuQuilt as Global Sales manager where she oversaw the sales strategies for both new and existing products and was instrumental in developing AccuQuilt die designs from 2010 to 2014. Currently Linda is owner of All Quilty, maker of English Paper Piecing templates and designs. She also enjoys being a sales promoter for Aurifil USA threads. SELLING POINTS: Tradition Meets Modern Appeal: Discover the modern graphic appeal of historic red and white blocks with 40 present-day designs inspired by the past plus 12 original red and white quilts and projects with impressive visual impact. Iconic Colour Combination: Includes a brief history of the most popular colour combination in quilting with iconic quilts from the International Quilt Study Center's archives. 250 colour photos; CD-ROM

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781440247446
ISBN-10: 1440247447
Format: Paperback / softback
(276mm x 209mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Fons & Porter
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2017
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Linda Pumphrey

Linda Pumphrey, Bella Vista, AZ, Allquilty.com

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