Quilter's Muse Publications
Books, e-Books and Patterns for Sale
Sweetheart and Mother Pillows 1917-1945 by Patricia Cummings (Schiffer Publishing Ltd.,
December 2011) offers a comprehensive overview of a colorful array of silk and rayon pillow covers
that were purchased at military bases and mailed home by military personnel during World War I and
II. Pillow covers manufactured and sold between the wars to members of the Civilian Conservation
Corps are also including. The C.C.C., a para-military organization, was established to beef up the
infrastructure of America and was responsible for creating our wonderful system of national parks
still enjoyed today.
The author shares her research found about each cover shown. As one reviewer stated, the book is
as well as a price guide. The 8 1/2" x 11" soft cover book has 128 pages and features 247 images.
$24.95 plus shipping. Autographed copies available.
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E-Book on CD: Biography and Quilt Charts Made by Ellen Webster
This CD-ROM plays on any computer; no special device is needed. It is easily navigable and
contains 355 pages and 340 photos that provide a glimpse of the life and times of Ellen Webster, a
New Hampshire quilt historian and scholar who began charting quilt designs in the 1930s. This book
features many unique historical discoveries made by Patricia L. Cummings, also a New Hampshire
quilt historian and scholar. There is much to be enjoyed in this very special book. $24.95. To arrange
payment, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Redwork e-Books Available
Redwork Embroidery and Needlework Traditions in Europe and America (Concord, NH: Quilter's
Muse Publications, first published as a printed book in 2006; now updated and offered as a
CD-ROM). 147 pages and 165 images. $19.95 plus shipping.
Redwork Renaissance Revisited focuses on Redwork history, instructions, and features many
designs that appear on actual quilts and coverlets. First published in 2002, the book is greatly
expanded. 187 pages and 239 images. $19.95 plus shipping.
Quilt Care E-Book
Straight Talk About Quilt Care: Display, Cleaning, and Storage of Quilts, Needlework and
Textiles, (Concord, NH: Quilter's Muse Publications, 2009), 124 pages, 91 photos. This book is
unique in its approach and includes many ideas as well as sound advice about how to protect and
preserve your textile collection at home. $19.95
72 Bluework Designs on CD-ROM from a vintage Bluework coverlet. $12.95 plus shipping.
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