An informative section on these fabrics from the 1980-2000 era provides a blueprint for building confident conclusions as to the fabric's origins.For ease in identification, prints are shown actual size and specific fabric lines and styles are grouped and sorted by date, then color.You'll be able to identify fabric dating from the pre-1830 era through the Second World War.
Used book doesn't include any access code, CD or other supplements. Fascinating to see the changes in colors and styles, as fashions changed and various options came and went. This book will help you identify, date, and recognize antique fabrics and their uses in quilts and clothing.
Blue spine with white lettering, slight bumping to boards. Illustrated with 100s of color photos of swatches, from the various time periods.
Interesting to see how the political and cultural climate of each period influenced textiles.
Consider that the "flower children" influenced the prevalence of daisy motif fabrics int the 1960s.
Today's quilts may have elements of more than one decade because many quilters collect a great deal of fabric, and may draw from one group of fabric over a long period of time.