Synopses & Reviews
"So beautiful and so filled with real archetypal patterns that it could easily make quilt lovers, if not quilt makers, of us all."--The New York Times Book Review
"Stunning visual patchwork. . . . A commanding vision of American history."--Publishers Weekl
A New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year
The author shows how the names of patchwork quilt patterns tell us something about life in the United States during the 19th century.
Includes bibliographical references.
About the Author
Award-winning artist Michael McCurdy has illustrated more than 170 books for adults and children. His books often explore America's past, bringing to life its history and traditions. He lives with his wife, Deborah, on a farm in western Massachusetts.