The Farmer’s Wife Sampler Quilt


Be Inspired by The Stories

In 1922, The Farmer’s Wife magazines posed this question to their readers: ” If you had a daughter of marriageable age, would you, in light of your own experience, have her marry a farmer?” The magazine at that time had 750,000 subscribers, and received over 7,000 letters. The best answers to this question are included in this book, along with the traditional quilt blocks by they inspired.

Laurie Aaron Hird provides everything you need to be inspired and create your own sampler quilt:
* 111 six-inch quilt blocks, with assembly diagrams for piecing the blocks and template cutting directions.
* Complete instructions for making a sampler quilt in any traditional size: Lap, twin, queen or king.
* CD with easy to print, full sized templates for all 111 blocks, and printable quilt constructions diagrams.
* 42 Letters from the 1922 Farmer’s Wife contest to give you a priceless glimpse into our country’s past.

Author: Laurie Aaron Hird
Paperback: 256 Pages
Language: English
Publisher: Krause Publications Cincinnati, Ohio