Do you know the influential English literature authors from the 17th and 18th century? Have you heard of John Bunyan, Samuel Richardson or Alexander Pope? Even if you're familiar with these authors and their work, these video lessons will teach you about the influence of their work on the way people behaved, what they believed and how society functioned. You will take apart pieces, such as Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress , to study the characters and plot. The videos will also allow you to study the major concepts of this time, such as religion, satire, romance and humor.
The four block design was a mid 19th century formation that was in style for a short period of time.
These quilts were always graphic and most often, if not always, appliquéd.
I found this quilt in Pennsylvania.
The design used here is apropos to the Pennsylvania Dutch both in design and color.
Chrome orange is difficult to find and is one of the colors in demand for designers and home decorators.
Because there are wider borders on two sides, this quilt would fit a queen size bed.
The stitching used for the appliqué work are minuscule.
The entire quilt is cross-hatched in a one inch grid structure.
The binding is a separately applied twill fabric, using a treadle machine.
A stunning piece of art for the wall or on your bed.
Organically, as always, hand washed by Betsey and ready for