Signed-by-Friends showcasing 10 quilts
by Dori Hawks, continues the tradition of signing quilts. Signatures from an 80th
birthday party to those of race car drivers show the many events you can record.
Signing quilts has been popular for many years, originating
when quilting began. Friends signed blocks for a new bride and groom, for church
fund-raisers and for special friends. They called them signature quilts. And experienced
embroiderer usually embroidered the names on the blocks over the people's signatures.
the invention of permanent fabric pens, quilters have continued this tradition.
In this book, you will see signed blocks from a New York quilt event honoring
the Statue of Liberty, quilting workshop teachers' signatures, signatures from
an 80th birthday party, signatures of race care drivers, from members of a quilt
guild honoring their founder, from students paying homage to a favored teacher,
names of butterfly varieties, an antique embroidered quilt, and signatures from
a summer quilt festival.
Table of Contents
|Anita's Nonesuch Quilt||
Names Quilt|| |
|Dori's Nonesuch Quilt||
Fan Quilt|| |
|The Etta Bone
|About the Designer||
You From the Designer|| |
|Friendship Star Quilt||
& Resources|| |