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Preserving History

Patchwork Patterns Inspired by Antique Quilts

by Julie Hendricksen (c) 2016/Martindale

  • Detailed instructions, tips and secrets to assist you in designing  your own reproduction antique quilt!

  • Focus on Quilts from 1800's to 1930.

  • Soft cover 8.5" x 11" ~ 80 pages

  • Highly recommended by Silent Stitches...you will love this book!


The 1718 Coverlet is the earliest known in British patchwork.



The Civil War Sewing Circle ~by KATHLEEN TRACY© 2011

  • Fabulous Quilt book!

  • Quilts & Sewing Accessories by the Era

  • Over a dozen quilt patterns...including 6 doll quilts & a soldiers cot quilt!

  • Tokens of Affection: Pillow Pincushion, Civil War Letter Pocket & Needle Case

  • Appliqué Sewing Box

  • Wonderful photographs & historical information!

  • Beautiful color photographs

  • Soft Cover; 8.5" x 11"; 79 pages

  • Highly recommended by Silent Stitches!


Civil War Legacies ~Quilt Patterns for Reproduction Fabrics

by Carol Hopkins © 2012

  • Have lots of fabric scraps?...this book will help you use them!

  • Beautiful photos

  • Soft Cover; 8.5" x 11"; 79 pages

  • Highly Recommended by Silent Stitches!...you will love this book too!

  • Simple, step-by-step instructions for over *15 designs.

*Designs Include: Alexander's Bean Pot, Stars to Freedom, Edward's Quest, Papa's Birds, Michael's Victory, Hooker's Hat Patch, Lincoln's Logs, Brass Buttons, Miss Mary's Pinwheels, Mo's Suspenders, Mary Smith's Dishrag, Tomorrow Scarlet, Grandpap's Cards, Minnie's Moustache, Martin's Pennies.


If you liked Civil War Legacies...


 Civil War Legacies II ~17 Quilt Patterns for Reproduction Fabrics

by Carol Hopkins © 2014

  • Have lots of fabric scraps?...this book will help you use them!

  • Beautiful photos

  • Soft Cover; 8.5" x 11"

  • Highly Recommended by Silent Stitches!...you will love this book!

  • Simple, step-by-step instructions for over *17 designs.



The Lincoln Museum Quilt ~A Reproduction for Abe's Frontier Family

by Barbara Brackman and Deb Rowden  /© Kansas City Star

  • Great "scrappy" reproduction historical quilt pattern

  • Created especially for the cabin exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Museum in Springfield, IL

  • Booklet 9" x 11"  16 pages



LOUISA MAY ALCOTT ~ "Quilts of Her Life, Her Work, Her Heart"

by Terry Clothier Thompson /© 2008 Kansas City Star

  • Soft-Cover Book 9" x 11"  88 pages

  • Terry Clothier looks at the Civil War through the eyes of Louisa May Alcott (Little Women)

  • 9 Cameo Block patterns, which each tell the story of Louisa and her family's life in New England.

  • Also, 6 pieced blocks from Civil War era, that can be used to make soldiers quilts

  • Also, an appliquéd quilt called "Concord Massachusetts"

  • Beautifully organized with color photographs, stories, patterns, history...and more!

  • NOT a reproduction quilt, but a tribute quilt designed by Terry.


2 new Books have just arrived, more details & photos to follow.

Jane Austen Quilts $24.95

Jane Austen: Patchwork Mystery $19.95

CRaZy Quilt Stitches

Handy! Folding Pocket Stitch Guide

Basic Stitches & variations: Backstitch, Blanket, Bullion, Chain, Chevron, Couching, Cretan, Cross, Feather, Fern Leaf, Fly, French Knot, Herringbone, Lazy Daisy, Pistil, Running, Sheaf, Stem, Straight & Combination Stitches. Easy to view,color diagrams.

8.5" x 4.5"  (8.5" x 27" unfolded)

Fully laminated for years of use! Keep it in your quilting basket.

Leisure Arts (c) 1999



Quilt Design ~ Microfiber Cleaning Cloths

  • You will receive all of the above items packaged together as shown in the right photo!


  • 1 Large Micro-fiber CLEANING CLOTH: Size: 6.75" x 5.75"

  • 1 Medium *Static-Cling Micro-fiber Cleaner Square  Size: 2 5/8" x2 5/8"

  • 2 Small *Static-Cling Micro-fiber Cleaner Squares  Size:1"

  • The Static-Cling repositionable rubber backing allows the squares to adhere to digital devices, cell phone etc.& keeps them handy for use.

  • Clean computer screens, cell phones, cameras, eyeglasses, etc.!

  • Washable. Reusable. Antimicrobial. Lint-free

  • Civil War era quilt designs

  • Never have smudges again!!

$9.95/Package of 4

Eco Quilt Designs Totes ~ Set of 2 

You'll  get both sizes! 9"x7" and 8.5" x 4.25"

Zippered Top Closure

Crinkle Plastic Texture! Strong enough for quilting supplies, cosmetics etc.

Made from recycled water bottles! Recycling has never been this much fun!



Quilter's Tape Measure in a Tin

  • Tired of playing leap-frog with a standard tape measure or yard stick?

  • Now you can measure your entire quilt project with just one 120 inch/300 cm vinyl tape measure!

  • Large Bold Numbers on 3/4" wide vinyl tape with metal ends.

  • When you're done....roll it up and store it in the handy 1.75" diameter tin. Tape measure design on the cover.

  • Thoughtful gift

  • Great giveaway item for groups or guilds etc.

$2.25 each

Save $$ Buy 2 or more.... just $1.95 each!

The Farmer's Wife Sampler Quilt ~by Laurie Aaron Hird © 2009

Letters from 1920's Farm Wives and the 111 Quilt Blocks they inspired.

  • 111 six-inch quilt blocks with color photos & assembly diagrams.

  • Complete instructions for making the blocks into traditional size quilts

  • CD with printable full-sized templates from all 111 blocks & printable quilt construction diagrams

  • 55 letters from the 1922 "Do You Want Your Daughter to Marry a Farmer" contest. The letters allow a peek into the mindset of the past.

  • You will enjoy this book!  This would also be an appreciated gift for a quilter.

8" x8" Soft Cover 256 pages; CD included!

$27.99  Special offer: $24.95

Learn to Do Hand Quilting In Just One DayÔ

By Nancy Brenan Daniel

  • Updated Version! 32 more pages of designs.. including 4 new pieces!

  • A "must have" book for hand quilters!

  • Soft Cover ; 64 pages;8.5" x 11"

  • DGR Publishing©


Handmade gifts are often the most appreciated!

Quilt a Gift  

by Barrie Sue Gaudet©

  • 25 Projects

  • 128 pages/Paperback Book/ 10" x 8"

  • Contains both quick & intricate projects



(1") 14" Round with Tension Block  $44.95

(Note: These have a sanded finish.)

Historic Quilt Reproduction Patterns

Each Pattern Includes:

  • Historic & Modern Construction Methods

  • Numbered & Dated Collectible Document

  • Authentic Quilting Designs 

  • Some patterns include laser-cut Mylar stencils!

  • Historical information about the quilter and/or quilt, when available.                        

Silent Stitches tm is proud to offer these remarkable quilt patterns. 

Each pattern includes a brief history of the quilt, and a Certificate of Documentation ( which is numbered & dated). 

Many of the patterns also include the quilting stencils. All photographs & descriptions are (c) Frances H. Quinn 1999

Fully licensed by Old Sturbridge Village & Shelburne Museum

(Please click on the images to enlarge for viewing.)

LIMITED QUANTITIES In Stock. Please check for availability.

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Sarah Johnson 1826


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Calico Garden 1950



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Pieced Silk Tie 1865


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Clarissa White Alford 1886

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Sarah A. Fitch



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Pincushion Quilt 1865


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Clarissa D. Moore 1837



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