The Quilt That Walked To Golden: Women And Quilts In The Mountain WestFrom The Overland Trail To Contemporary Colorado
Drawing its inspiration from letters, journals, and—most importantly—quilts, this engaging account chronicles the history of the women who settled the town of Golden, Colorado, over the course of two centuries. Laced with true stories drawn from American quilting history, the narrative follows the transformation of the shanty mining village into a thriving community, moving through the Depression ...
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Breckling Press (September 1, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.5 x 10 inches
Amazon Rank: 1184062
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“I'm a history buff and thought "The Quilt That Walked to Golden" sounded good. I was wrong - it was TERRIFIC! It combines history of the westward movement with a chronicle of quilting. I was amused by the resourcefulness of the women who literally ca...”
nd up to the present day. Throughout the decades, the art of quilting provides a window into the lives of these women, their successes, and their sorrows. With more than 70 photographs and four vintage quilt patterns, this unique saga is a treasure for historians and quilters alike.
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