Discover the antique roots of modern quilting as you take a peek inside Bill Volckening's stunning quilt collection (from the 1840s to 1970s). Patterned for the first time with full instructions, 12 antique and vintage projects invite you to remake them in your own style with modern techniques, rotary cutting tools, and templates. Learn to appreciate the handwork and character of yesterday's quilts from an expert. Bill Volckening has collected and studied quilts for more than 25 years, and his collection has been exhibited and published worldwide.
Bill Volckening is a quilt collector who studied visual arts and photography at Rhode Island School of Design, School of Visual Arts, and New York University, International Center of Photography. His quilts have been exhibited and published worldwide. billvolckening.com
Introduction Sprigs of Laurel Medallion (Red/White Quilt) approximately 1840, Baltimore Tennessee Pieced Top (off-center NY Beauty) approximately 1860 Crossroads to Bachelor Hall (Red-Green Quilt) pieced, approximately 1870 Pineapple Log Cabin (grey and red) approximately 1890s Lone Star (w/lots of white), Maine, approximately 1890's Log Cabin (Boxes, silk log cabin) from 1900s Radiating Fans (Radiating Circles 2, mixed fabrics) 1920s Log Cabin (lavender and white) approximately 1930s Indiana Puzzle (Snail Trail), 1935 Airplanes (wools) 1937 Stacked Bars (Wonky Coins/improv), 1960s Shadow Box (HST in HST with rounded corners), 1970's About the Author