QUILT PAPER ITEMS (EPHEMERA)

Why Collect Quilt Paper Items?

They:

  • are a timeline of the evolution of quilt patterns.
  • assist in the process of dating a quilt or quilt kit.
  • are one of many tools which help you tell your quilt’s story.
  • are valuable tools to help researchers track and share the history of quilt designers and companies.
  • are an affordable quilt collectible.
  • trace the evolution of trends in the quilt industry.

 

Cover of Alice Bayer, Quilting

 

Ephemera Index

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1933 World's Fair Chicago's Century of Progress Expositions and the Sears National Quilt Contest Quilt Ephemera  Quilt History Stories

1939 CATALOG OF PATCHWORK QUILTS – APPLIQUE ART NEEDLEWORK.

Chicago, Illinois: Needlecraft Supply Company, 1939.

Beyer, Alice.  QUILTING. Chicago, Illinois: South Park Commissioners, 1934.

Boag Catalogs - River Forest and Elgin, Illinois Quilt History Stories

CHICAGO DAILY NEWS Pattern Service  Quilt History Stories

Collingbourne Mills, Collingbourne Mills, Inc. and Virginia Snow Studios Instruction Book List  Quilt History Stories

Dexter Yarn Company - Pawtucket, Rhode Island and Elgin, Illinois

Quilt History Stories

LaCroix, Sophie T. MARTHA WASHINGTON PATCH WORK QUILT BOOK: BOOKNO. 12. St. Louis: St. Louis Fancy Work Company, est. 1916.

Loretta Leitner Rising (Nancy Cabot) Quilt History Stories

Modern Woodman Pattern Service  Quilt History Stories

PATCHWORK QUILTS: HOW TO MAKE THEM - 100 DESIGNS. Chicago, Illinois: Needlecraft Supply Company, 1938 - Advertising Leaflet for Book.

PATCHWORK QUILTS: HOW TO MAKE THEM - 100 DESIGNS. Chicago, Illinois: Needlecraft Supply Company, 1938 -  Book.

"Quilt Exhibit" CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE 16 Feb. 1941.

T. Buettner & Co., Inc. Catalogs and Instruction Books Quilt History Stories

Virginia Snow Studios Art Needlework Catalogs  Quilt History Stories

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