QUILT HISTORY STORIES

                        

 ELGIN, ILLINOIS

RIVER FOREST, ILLINOIS

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

BECKET, MASSACHUSETTS

PAWTUCKET, RHODE ISLAND

 

Collingbourne Mills and Virginia Snow Studios Story

Book 1 and Book 2

Berkshire and Becket Silk Company

Book 3

Dexter Yarn Company

Book 4

Boag Ribboncraft, Boag, Inc., and Boag Studios Story

Book 5

Rudolph Petzelt Connection

Book 6

LeeWard Mills and LeeWards Story

Book 7

 

Susan Wildemuth, Atkinson, IL

A Final Word

 

Susan Wildemuth welcomes correspondence from individuals with any additional ephemera (catalogs, booklets, photos, letters, etc.), quilt kits, photos or scans of quilts (featured in any of these companies’ catalogs), ancestors of the founders of the companies featured in this publication, or questions from individuals interested in quilt history information about the following companies:

 

  • Western Thread and Dye Works, Chicago, Illinois
  • Western Thread Company, Chicago and Elgin, Illinois
  • Collingbourne Mills, Elgin, Illinois
  • Collingbourne Mills, Inc., Elgin, Illinois
  • Virginia Snow Studios Department of Collingbourne Mills, Elgin, Illinois
  • Dexter Yarn Company, Pawtucket, Rhode Island
  • Berkshire and Becket Silk Company, Becket, Massachusetts
  • Boag Ribboncraft (Boag Inc. or Boag Studios), River Forest and Elgin, Illinois
  • Dexter Mills, Inc., Chicago and Elgin, Illinois
  • Leeward Products LTD., Chicago, Illinois
  • Dexter Thread Mills, Inc., Elgin, Illinois
  • LeeWard Mills, Chicago and Elgin, Illinois
  • LeeWards, Elgin, Illinois

Contact the author: 

Susan Wildemuth

18621 US Highway 6

Atkinson, Illinois  61235

 

E-Mail: quiltingbee73@yahoo.com

 

Illinois Quilt History Web Site

http://www.illinoisquilthistory.com

Eye of the Needle: Quilt History Conversation from the Midwest Blog

http://sew-eyeoftheneedlequilthistory.blogspot.com/

 

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