Create a Beautiful Quilt Based on an Antique

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Tips for Collecting Antique Quilts Are Also Included!

Vintage and antique quilts have a special place in most quilters’ hearts. Besides being visually appealing, just think of all the stories they could tell! It’s fun to explore the fabrics and designs and imagine what these quilts have seen over the years as well as the people who have loved them.

Whether you’re a collector or not, you’re sure to enjoy this collection of quilts reproduced from antiques. The authors, Linda Collins and Leah Zieber, have based the patterns on antique quilts in their collections.

Treasure Hunt: 13 Quilts Inspired by Antique Finds

The authors also provide great tips for finding antique quilts. They cover pricing, what to look for and what to walk away from.

Each quilt pattern is shown with the antique quilt that inspired it. It’s interesting to see how the authors interpreted the antique quilts for today’s quilters as well as the beautiful results. We’ve included several of our favorite patterns here.

Treasure Hunt: 13 Quilts Inspired by Antique Finds

Treasure Hunt: 13 Quilts Inspired by Antique Finds

Treasure Hunt: 13 Quilts Inspired by Antique Finds

Treasure Hunt: 13 Quilts Inspired by Antique Finds

Treasure Hunt: 13 Quilts Inspired by Antique Finds

Treasure Hunt: 13 Quilts Inspired by Antique Finds

Treasure Hunt: 13 Quilts Inspired by Antique Finds

Thirteen quilt patterns are included in the collection. All of the quilts will be beautiful using prints that give them a vintage look or with more modern fabrics. This lovely book is sure to provide inspiration for many years to come.

Click here to purchase Treasure Hunt: 13 Quilts Inspired by Antique Finds.

The paperback version is currently on sale at Connecting Threads. Click here to check for availability.

 

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