Quilting Reads

september 18 2014 035

This post will not be for everyone as the reading that I suggest requires a certain amount of commitment and determination to complete. However, for those of you who are interested I sincerely believe that you will be rewarded with concrete examples of why handcrafts – quilting specifically in these two cases – deserves serious and continued consideration, critique, exploration and exhibition.

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Making Something for Myself: Women, Quilts, Culture and Feminism

Common Threads

Patchwork: The Evolution of a Woman’s Genre

(The two articles above can  be linked to for a fee from their online publishers, but you can also preview the articles and get a good idea of their discussion)

..just two examples of contemporary quilt makers work.

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Denyse Schmidt

http://dsquilts.com/about.asp
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chiakidosho

http://chiakidoshoart.com/

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