Unconventional & Unexpected (Hardcover)

American Quilts Below the Radar 1950-2000

By Roderick Kiracofe

Harry N. Abrams, 9781617691232

Publication Date: September 9, 2014

List Price: 50.00*
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About the Author

Roderick Kiracofe is the author of The American Quilt and Cloth & Comfort. He cofounded The Quilt Digest and has been actively involved in the creation of some of this coun­try’s most important private and corporate quilt collections, and has curated exhibitions in the United States and overseas.


Praise For Unconventional & Unexpected: American Quilts Below the Radar 1950-2000

“With over 100 pages of photographs of quirky and extraordinary quilts from Kiracofe’s personal collection, the book gives readers the opportunity to enter a world undiscovered by many and enjoy patterns that break the traditional boundaries—all while demonstrating their contribution to American contemporary art . . . this book is full of stories and ideas to make your décor pop with historical value and romantic vibrancy.”

— Romantic Homes

“Gorgeous coffee-table book . . . Kiracofe proves scrap quilts worthy of moving from bed to wall.”

— Publishers Weekly

“Truly thoughtful essays by ten different worthy authors . . . you will want to hug this book.”

— Meg Cox, quilt journalist, author, and instructor

“Almost 150 quilts you won’t find on Pinterest.”

— Boing Boing