Make your own modern treasure, inspired by the pages of quilt history! Old is new again. This book features complete instructions to make vintage-inspired quilts using modern techniques and 12 new patterned quilts dating from the 1840s to the 1970s. It includes templates, tips for alternate sizes and discussion of each quilt in context. Quilt expert Bill Volckening has collected and studied quilts for more than 25 years, and his collection has been exhibited and published worldwide.