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Unconventional & Unexpected


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Roderick Kiracofe is the author of the The American Quilt and Cloth & Comfort. He co-founded The Quilt Digest and curated "Showcase" for volumes 1-5 (1983-1987); published Homage to Amanda: 200 Years of American Quilts for the three-year traveling exhibition under the auspices of the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Services and wrote the Introduction for A Quilter's Wisdom and Going West! Quilts and Community.


"Truly thoughtful essays by ten different worthy authors . . . you will want to hug this book."--Meg Cox, quilt journalist, author, and instructor
"With over 100 pages of photographs of quirky and extraordinary quilts from Kiracofe's personal collection, the book gives readers the opportunity to enter a world undiscovered by many and enjoy patterns that break the traditional boundaries--all while demonstrating their contribution to American contemporary art . . . this book is full of stories and ideas to make your d cor pop with historical value and romantic vibrancy."--Romantic Homes
"Gorgeous coffee-table book . . . Kiracofe proves scrap quilts worthy of moving from bed to wall."--Publishers Weekly
"Almost 150 quilts you won't find on Pinterest."--Boing Boing

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