The Mountain Artisans Quilting Book Author:Alfred Allan Lewis The Mountain Artisans Quilting Book is the best book on the contemporary adaptation of the old craft of quilting. It is a basic instructional book combining Alfred Allan Lewis's lucid instructions with the Coty Award winning designs created by Dorothy Weatherford for the Mountain Artisans; how the famous West Virginia cooperative was started by ... more »a group of idealistic young women, among them Sharon Percy Rockefeller; how their efforts to market the products of a centuries old craft overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles to achieve national recognition and the highest accolade of all, the Coty Award.
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The women of the Mountain Artisans cooperative in W. Virginia make their beautiful quilts and quilted products in the same way the hill women of the area have done for two centuries.
Now their skills have won them recognition throughout the country. This book contains their step by step instructions in all aspects of this time-honored craft, including: piecing and quilting, appliqe, covers, skirts, pillows, and place mats.