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    Why we quilt : contemporary makers speak out : the power of art, activism, community, and creativity / by Thomas Knauer ; [interior photography by Mars Vilaubi]
    Book | Storey Publishing | 2019
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    Description
    xi, 211 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 22 cm
    Note
    Includes index.
    Summary
    "In this tribute to today's vibrant quilting community, prize-winning quilter and teacher Thomas Knauer showcases a stunning collection of quilts from a wide range of contemporary makers, accompanied by their testimonials about what inspires and imbues their craft with meaning. Why We Quilt blends bits of this history with the stories and work of today's leading quilters, highlighting themes of tradition, community, consumerism, change, and creativity"-- Provided by publisher.
    Contents
    We quilt to connect with a rich tradition -- We quilt to explore and express our creativity -- We quilt to move beyond modern consumer culture -- We quilt to create a connection with loved ones -- We quilt to change the world -- We quilt because we can-and because we cannot help but do so -- Epilogue : We quilt for all these reasons and more .
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    Vilaubi, Mars, photographer.
    Related To
    Online version: Knauer, Thomas, Why we quilt North Adams : 2019. 9781635860344 (DLC) 2019981604
    ISBN
    9781635860337
    1635860334
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