THE NEW AMERICAN QUILT: An Innovation In Contemporary Quilt Design
Edition: 2nd printing, a large format trade paperback.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, (1976.). From the back cover: "Traditionally quilt patterns were a direct outgrowth of the community or personal experience of the quilters, and they became treasured possessions, often handed down from generation to generation. ... Echols goes back to this principle of quilting, showing how the modern quilter can design and draw the patterns for a quilt to reflect personal experience, tasteand environment, whether urban or rural, sophisticated or simple, or to commemorate an important private or community event." Includes detailed explanations of various techniques, templates, directions and illustrated with both line drawings, small black and white photographs, and many full color plates depicting some beautiful quilts. ISBN: 0-38509924X.
Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.