The Quilt That Walked to Golden: Women And Quilts In The Mountain West?from The Overland Trail To Contemporary Colorado by Sandra DallasThe Quilt That Walked to Golden: Women And Quilts In The Mountain West?from The Overland Trail To Contemporary Colorado by Sandra Dallas

The Quilt That Walked to Golden: Women And Quilts In The Mountain West?from The Overland Trail To…

bySandra Dallas, Nanette SimondsPhotographerPovy Kendal Atchison

Paperback | September 1, 2007

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Drawing its inspiration from letters, journals, and—most importantly—quilts, this engaging account chronicles the history of the women who settled the town of Golden, Colorado, over the course of two centuries. Laced with true stories drawn from American quilting history, the narrative follows the transformation of the shanty mining village into a thriving community, moving through the Depression and up to the present day. Throughout the decades, the art of quilting provides a window into the lives of these women, their successes, and their sorrows. With more than 70 photographs and four vintage quilt patterns, this unique saga is a treasure for historians and quilters alike.
Sandra Dallas is the author of Alice's Tulips, a finalist for the Women Writing the West Willa Award and the Colorado Book Award; Buster Midnight’s Café; The Chili Queen; The Diary of Mattie Spenser, a finalist for the 1998 Western Writers of America Best Western Novel; Tallgrass; and The Persian Pickle Club. She is the author of nine ...
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Title:The Quilt That Walked to Golden: Women And Quilts In The Mountain West?from The Overland Trail To…Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 10 × 8.5 × 0.49 inPublished:September 1, 2007Publisher:Breckling PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1933308176

ISBN - 13:9781933308173

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"This book not only walks, it talks. And no quilt could have a better author to make it 'talk' than Sandra Dallas. A great book."  —Pat Schroeder, president, Association of American Publishers, and former member of Congress