The most famous type of quilting is corded white work also known in
Quilts were not the only items made using this technique. For many years quilted skirts were the height of fashion. Bed hangings, vests, jackets and baby bibs were also very popular.
The most wonderful thing about this book, though, is the gorgeous photography. There are over a hundred full page illustrations and even more smaller ones. Close ups let you examine the intricate stitching. I have spent hours just looking at the pictures.
If you are really ambitious, there are ten projects in the
Finally, there is a section giving addresses in