This spectacular, updated book features 24 vintage quilts celebrating American quiltmaking with a brand new introduction from The Henry Ford museum president and collection curator. You'll learn the history, stories, and artistry of original quilts that represent the ingenuity, resourcefulness, and innovation of American quiltmakers. The 24 selected projects feature red and white quilts, Susan McCord quilts, log cabin quilts, appliqu quilts, and patchwork quilts inspired by antique quilts from the archives of The Henry Ford. Each project includes easy-to-follow instructions and full-size patterns for making replicas of vintage quilts. In addition to quilt projects, you'll also find a quilting timeline, feature essay, and gallery section devoted to the impressive quilt collection of internationally-known nineteenth-century quilting genius Susan McCord at The Henry Ford.