We have six more book giveaways for you, starting with Away from Home: Quilts Inspired by the Lowell Factory Girls by Nancy Rink.Â This book – a huge hit at Spring Quilt Market – is chock full of fun stuff!
Nancy’s husband, Oliver, a history buff and professor, wrote great historical stories for the book.Â Learn about the mill girls who worked in these factories – and what conditions were like for them.
Also, Marcus Fabrics was so gracious to create a fabric line for this book, titled The Mill Girls 1830 – 1850 collection.Â Judie Rothermel did an excellent job designing.Â Look for these fabrics at your local quilt shop starting in August!Â To see the fabrics, click here.
The photos for the book were taken in our backyard at Watkins Mill State Historic Site – the perfect setting for Away from Home!
But I know you all are dying to see a sampling of the quilts from the book.Â So, here they are!
To be entered to win a FREE COPY of this book, simply comment on this blog post!Â How much do you know about mill girls?Â Which of the above quilts do you see yourself tackling first?
To learn more about Away from Home, click here.