Past and present come together inOnce Upon a Quilt,a scrapbook of stories, essays, and memories that celebrates quilts and quilting heritage. The stories gathered here reflect the cultural and historical aspects of quilts; set during the turn of the twentieth century to the modern day, they range from the amusing to the informative to the enlightening. Contributors include Sandra Dallas, Ami Simms, Helen Kelley, Merikay Waldvogel, Shelly Zegart, and many more. These pieces work in perfect tandem with an eye-catching treasury of artwork, which includes color photographs, black-and-white historical photographs, vintage advertising, pattern booklets, and paintings from such acclaimed artists as Diane Phalen, Rebecca Barker, and Warren Kimble. Whether you're a quilter or someone who has a love of quilts and what they represent, this anthology of classic and contemporary reflections on the patchwork passion will warm your heart and inspire you to reflect upon your own quilting stories.Aldrich, Margret is the author of 'Once upon a Quilt', published 2008 under ISBN 9780760333075 and ISBN 0760333076.