The Quilt That Walked To Golden
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. Take a journey back in time and across America's prairies Preserving a unique slice of the history of the American West, Sandra Dallas recreates the arduous westward trail of women settling in the emerging mining and farm communities of Colorado Territory.
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