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Uncommon Threads: Ohio's Art Quilt Revolution (Ohio Quilt Series) Paperback – November 22, 2006


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  • Series: Ohio Quilt Series
  • Paperback: 130 pages
  • Publisher: Ohio University Press; 1 edition (November 22, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0821417061
  • ISBN-13: 978-0821417065
  • Product Dimensions: 0.3 x 8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,370,084 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Ohio native Gayle A. Pritchard is a fiber artist, curator, lecturer, and teacher. Her public commissions include The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Quilt Project, the Smithsonian Craft Archives in Washington, D.C., and the opening for the Peter B. Lewis building in Cleveland, Ohio.

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Deborah Fell on June 24, 2007
Format: Paperback
Gayle Pritchard has done a remarkable job in capturing the essence of how the art quilt movement began in Ohio. She documents Ohio's importance in putting art quilts into the art world as art rather than craft. The documentation, photos and overall information creates a strong picture of how the art quilt movement started in Ohio and has now infiltrated into the rest of the world. This is a must have in one's personal library.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Skittles Mom on January 17, 2007
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This is a history of the Art Quilt and it's makers. Nancy Crow was the star pioneer in the Art Quilt field and an Ohio native but there were many great quilters from Ohio that emerged at the same time. Gayle Pritchard chronicles the history in an easy-to-read format with biographies and photos of the prominent players. A concise cohesive treatment of the artists that will make you want more. The only thing missing was a biography and more work from Gayle, herself, also a major player in the Art Quilt World.
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For the pictorial quilter this book is a terrific resource packed with colorful illustrations bound to inspire. There are a number of artists featured which means that the quilt selection is varied.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Lisa B. Quintana on November 25, 2012
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Ohio is the heartland when it comes to the origins of the art quilt. While most quilters are familiar with Nancy Crow, I don't think that most of us know the history of other quilters in the early art quilting movement. Pritchard follows the development of the art quilt movement and the establishment of several major shows, including Quilt National.

This volume is richly illustrated with quilts from many artists and it follows the art quilt movement/fiber art up to the date of publication. Fresh, and well written, this book is a great addition to your quilting reference library.
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