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The Quilt That Walked to Golden : Women and Quilts in the Mountain West: From the Overland Trail to Contemporary Colorado
by Sandra Dallas and Nanette Simonds and Povy Kendal Atchison


Overview - Drawing its inspiration from letters, journals, andmost importantlyquilts, this engaging account chronicles the history of the women who settled the town of Golden, Colorado, over the course of two centuries. Laced with true stories drawn from American quilting history, the narrative follows the transformation of the shanty mining village into a thriving community, moving through the Depression and up to the present day.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Drawing its inspiration from letters, journals, andmost importantlyquilts, this engaging account chronicles the history of the women who settled the town of Golden, Colorado, over the course of two centuries. Laced with true stories drawn from American quilting history, the narrative follows the transformation of the shanty mining village into a thriving community, moving through the Depression and up to the present day. Throughout the decades, the art of quilting provides a window into the lives of these women, their successes, and their sorrows. With more than 70 photographs and four vintage quilt patterns, this unique saga is a treasure for historians and quilters alike."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781933308173
  • ISBN-10: 1933308176
  • Publisher: Breckling Press
  • Publish Date: September 2007
  • Page Count: 167
  • Dimensions: 9.72 x 8.48 x 0.49 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Social Science > Women's Studies - General
Books > Crafts & Hobbies > Quilts & Quilting
Books > History > United States - State & Local - West

 
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