The New England Quilt Museum Quilts–Featuring the Story of the Mill Girls: Instructions for 5 Heirloom Quilts



Author: Jennifer Gilbert

Discover the beautiful historic and contemporary quilts housed at the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts. The Museum provides informative and inspirational resources for everyone who cares about quilts.

  • 5 quilt projects with complete instructions, based on 5 of the NEQM’s most striking antique quilts
  • Highlights the story of the Lowell “Mill Girls,” New England farm girls who entered the workforce as textile workers in the early 19th century and were the 1st generation of women to discover real economic independence
  • The 1st comprehensive catalog of the NEQM collection, which contains more than 150 pieces representing all eras of quilt history. 68 quilts from the collection are pictured.
  • Offers tips for care and storage of quilts

Published: 1999