Between 1925 and 1945, women from Emporia, Kansas, created some of the twentieth-century's most memorable appliqué quilts. Their designs were the modern quilts of their day. They earned both international renown and permanent places in museum collections. Now best-selling quilt historian Barbara Brackman and writer Karla Menaugh bring you seven spectacular new quilts based on those ground-breaking originals, plus the fascinating history of the women and times that produced the Emporia style. Seven projects include a nine-block appliqué sampler, featuring flowers, swags, and festoons. Timeless designs work with any appliqué technique. Mix and match elements into your own new classics.