Old Quilts, New Life
18 step-by-step projects inspired by quilts from the American Folk Art Museum
'This inspiring book reinterprets [the quilts] using modern fabrics, and doubles up as a history of quilting as well as a how-to guide complete with step-by-step patterns.' – Simply Sewing
'Enjoy stunning images of the original quilts and try your hand at one of Sarah's modern-day interpretations.' – Pretty Patches
Featuring 18 stunning quilts designed by Sarah Fielke – from the striking Liberty Belle log cabin quilt to the peaceful Ebb and Flow medallion quilt – inspired by quilts from the American Folk Art Museum, New York.
Old Quilts, New Life features 18 stunning quilts designed by passionate quilter, author and designer, Sarah Fielke. Sarah has selected 9 beautiful quilts from The American Folk Art Museum in New York and created two designs inspired by each quilt – the first, a sympathetic interpretation of the original piece and the second, a more contemporary creation. Old Quilts, New Life showcases these stunning quilts – each one accompanied by step-by-step instructions so you can create them at home. The book takes you through the history of the quilting tradition and explores the techniques and styles employed by quilters over the centuries. From the beautiful simplicity of an Amish quilt to a pretty pinwheel design, there is a quilt here to suit all skill levels and styles.