Cover of: The making of a Baltimore Album quilt | Frances Benton

The making of a Baltimore Album quilt

  • 63 Pages
  • 3.97 MB
  • English
Black Belt Press , Montgomery, Ala
Benton, Frances, 1922- -- Correspondence., Quilting -- United States., Album quilts -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- History., Quiltmakers -- United States -- Correspond


United States., Maryland, Baltimore, United S

Statementtext by Frances Benton ; introduction by Margaret Ramsey ; preface by Elly Sienkiewicz ; photography by Ben Thornal.
LC ClassificationsTT835 .B3554 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1278665M
ISBN 101881320456
LC Control Number95010425

This is a delightful little book for the experienced person who is knowledgeable about Baltimore Album quilts. It Will NOT tell you how to make a quilt or the blocks shown in the book. There is background introduction by Elly Seinkiwicz and several letters from the quiltmaker to friend about her trials in making the quilt, since she was severely disabled/5(8).

This book enables you to plan the most pleasing or balanced placement of your Baltimore Album blocks and suggests plans for the quilt border. There are worksheets and layout guidelines to enable you to do a paste-up. There are about 14 planning lessons with suggested exercises to teach you about the layout plans/5(7).

The Making Of A Baltimore Album Quilt Frances Benton River City Publishing Mulberry Street, Montgomery, AL $ Written by Frances Benton, The Making Of A Baltimore Album Quilt is not a "how-to" book, but rather a celebration of a quiltmaking master's finest work.

Get this from a library. The making of a Baltimore Album quilt. [Frances Benton]. What makes this book (it's a small sized book) outstanding is the fantastic workmanship, the very close up pictures of the varied appliqued quilt blocks, and the wonderful combinations of colors used that can act as a primer for a person wanting to start their own Blatimore Album Quilt/5.

Baltimore album revival!: Historic quilts in the making Paperback – January 1, /5(6). The making of a Baltimore Album quilt book Baltimore Album Revival. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Great collectible craft book. Start your review of Baltimore Album Revival!: Historic Quilts in the Making. Write a review. Jaquine Bly rated it really liked it Jt added it4/5(1).

Baltimore Album Quilts: Historic Notes and Antique Patterns: A Pattern Companion to Baltimore Beauties and Beyond by Elly Sienkiewicz | Oct 1, out of 5 stars 8. A Baltimore Album quilt is a type of quilt that was originally made in Baltimore in the ’s. These quilts are made up of a number of blocks, each appliquéd with a different design.

As the popularity of this quilt style grew, women far beyond Baltimore began making these album quilts.

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I wish I had a completed Baltimore Album to show you, but all I have are a few appliqued blocks. Antique (made between ) Baltimore Album quilts are characterized by a collection of different blocks set together in a grid design. The blocks are almost % appliqued and the block size is traditionally about " square - background is an off-white or light natural color muslin.

the fabric used for the applique is mostly cotton fabric and the colors are rich with subtle prints. Explore our list of Baltimore album quilts->Technique Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.

Baltimore album quilts->Technique. 1 - 3 of 3 results As quilters learn these easy-to-follow methods for making winning color choices, View Product [ x ] close. Baltimore Album Quilts were made in Baltimore between and She specializes in teaching appliqué using BAQ blocks as the medium for her teaching, lecturing on the history of BAQs and doing research on their history.

one hundred antique BAQs in museums and private collections. Recently, we explored Baltimore Album Quilts in The Meander Quilt Guild. In case you haven’t heard, Meander is an online guild where we explore a different quilt-making style each month. Traditionally, Baltimore Album quilts were made entirely by hand; but in Meander, we learn how to make these beautiful quilts quickly by machine.

Baltimore Album Quilts originated in Baltimore, Maryland, in the s. They have become one of the most popular styles of quilts and are still made today.

These quilts are made up of a number of squares called blocks. Each block has been appliquéd with a different design. The designs are often floral, but many other motifs are also used, such as eagles and landmarks. They have a background of white. You could try: Baltimore Beauties and Beyond by Elly Sienkiewicz.

She is the "queen" of Baltimore album quilts.

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Lots of free patterns on the web, too. Elly's books are readily available at libraries and on the internet. I am not an applique person, but have looked through her books and are wowed.

Good luck. Hope this info helps. - Vintage and modern quilts and blocks including patterns for hand applique. See more ideas about Baltimore album quilt, Quilts, Hand applique pins.

The Baltimore Album Quilt is just one example of varied sampler album quilts made. Not all applique album quilts were signed and some were just signed with a few names. Many had names on most or all of the blocks. Sometimes all the names, dates and verses.

Complete Pattern SetThis stunning Baltimore album style quilt, designed by Sue Garman, has sixteen inch blocks and an exquisite set of borders that make it a quilting treasure. The pattern has tons of tips; the finished quilt measures 87 by 87 inches.

If you are intimidated by the amount of applique to be done in this quilt, do not fear. As Sue says: “No matter what applique pattern you. Book Summary: The title of this book is The Baltimore Album Quilt Tradition and it was written by Nancy E. particular edition is in a Paperback format.

This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $   Baltimore Album Quilts are hand stitch. Each block holds historical importance and are still created by quilters today.

This Baltimore Album Quilt, by Judy Shapiro, who attended the Elly. The Making of a Baltimore Album Quilt. Sold by ShopTheGlobe. Checkout. More deals you may like. Books, Movies & TV Shows / Non-Fiction > Gardening. 1 / 2. The Making of a Baltimore Album Quilt. - Explore Beth Koenig's board "Quilts - Baltimore Album Style", followed by people on Pinterest.

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See more ideas about Quilts, Applique quilts, Baltimore album quilt pins. In addition to being a Baltimore Album pattern teaching guide and resource, the book includes Martha s quilt-as-you-go technique and fail-safe binding method. Marsha began quilting in the s and has won numerous ribbons and awards.

Appliqué is her first love, which she enjoys teaching to others. The nine-block Norwegian Folk Art style Baltimore Album quilt is an AQS exclusive design by Betsey Langford.

Scroll down the blocks, fabric requirements, and detailed fusible appliqué instructions. Betty Hall shared her completed Rosemaling: Share your quilt photos along the way.

Use #RosemalinginBaltimore on social media. This Baltimore Album quilt reflects names that show the Quakers participated in making some of the over quilts completed between about and that are known today.

The high-style blocks, ruched roses in baskets and bouquets, chintz appliqué, plus simple appliqués and piecework, are all nicely balanced to create a handsome gift or. Baltimore Album December Block of the month Here is our next block, we're rounding the corner, finish line is in sight.

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Newbury Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Baltimore Album Quilts Author Katzenberg, Dena S Format/binding Soft cover Book condition Used - Very Good Quantity available 1 Edition 1st Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher The Baltimore Museum of Art Place of Publication Baltimore, MD Date published Card Making & Stationery Scrapbooking Bookbinding Stamping Origami Design a Baltimore Album Quilt, book by Elly Sienkiewiecz, An advanced teach yourself course in Sets and Borders thimbleberi $ 16th and Baltimore: Finishing Instructions Modern Baltimore Album Block Program by Eye Candy Quilts.

Jan 7, - Explore Deborah Thomas's board "BALTIMORE QUILTS", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Quilts, Applique quilts, Baltimore album quilt pins.

American Album is a block of the month series of inch applique quilt block patterns designed by Pearl P. Pereira and Susan Prioleau of P3 Designs. Choose your favorite state block and make a wall hanging, mix and match several blocks, or make the full gorgeous Baltimore Album appliqué masterpiece!Seller Rating: % positive.But when this quilt was unfolded, my heart stopped.

It was magnificent! I spent the rest of the afternoon with the owner trying to identify the designs on the quilt. We compared them with those on album quilts illustrated in books and photographs from my personal files. We searched for a signature or date in vain. Part One: October 3rd- Novem Online Auction.

This is a collection of (35) thirty-five small Baltimore Album-Style quilts made by members of the Baltimore Applique Society, a .