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The Farmer's Wife 1930s Sampler Quilt

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The Farmer's Wife 1930s Sampler Quilt shares ninety-nine letters from The Farmer's Wife magazine published during the 1930s, and a traditional quilt block inspired by each one.

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In the 1930s, The Farmer's Wife offered inspiration and positivity in the "Letters From Our Farm Women" column. Each month, the magazine published letters from readers that offered support and encouragement to each other in an economically challenging time for our country. The Farmer's Wife 1930s Sampler Quilt shares ninety-nine of these letters from The Farmer's Wife magazine published during the 1930s, and a traditional quilt block inspired by each one.

In this book and on the accompanying CD, you'll find everything you need to create your own 1930s sampler quilt including:

    • 99 six-inch quilt blocks, with assembly diagrams for piecing the blocks and template cutting instructions
    • Complete instructions for making a sampler quilt in any traditional size: lap, twin, queen, and king
    • Easy-to-print, full-sized templates for all 99 blocks and printable quilt construction diagrams
    • Rotary cutting measurements for those templates that can be easily measured

Paper-piecing instructions and patterns for each of the 99 blocks Nostalgic and beautiful, these quilt patterns give you a unique glimpse into our country's history--and, in the quilts themselves, a tangible way to bring that sisterhood into your home.

About the Author:

Laurie Aaron Hird is a wife, homemaker and mother to eleven children. She enjoys quilting, embroidery and homeschooling. Laurie, her husband and younger children live on a small acreage in the Wisconsin countryside. She is the author of two books: The Farmer's Wife Sampler Quilt (KP Craft, 2009), and The Farmer's Wife Pony Club Sampler Quilt (self-published, 2011). Laurie has a blog where she posts letters and photographs from her extensive collection of The Farmer's Wife magazines. She has been on guest on the PBS television series "Sewing With Nancy" for both books.

Additional Information

SKU T2131
Author/Designer Laurie Aaron Hird
Binding Paperback
Brand Fons & Porter
Product Type Book
ISBN 13 9781440241468
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