Want to create new quilts with an authentic period look? Or discover the rich history of our country, unfolding through fabric? This fascinating book features author Barbara Brackman's irresistible blend of scholarship and practical advice. Learn to choose reproduction prints for vintage designs and build a stash of period-flavor fabrics. Nine vintage-style quilt patterns capture historical style with piecing and appliqué. Packed with historic photos, stories, and insights into the role of fabrics in everyday life, Making History is a compelling page-turner as well as a practical quilting book.