Pinecone Quilts: Keeping Tradition Alive, Learn to Make Your Own Heirloom (Paperback)

Pinecone Quilts: Keeping Tradition Alive, Learn to Make Your Own Heirloom By Betty Ford-Smith Cover Image
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Piecing the past with pinecone quilts


Pinecone quilts, also known as Pine Burr, are made with folded triangles sewn side-by-side onto a foundation in concentric circles. Educator and quilter Betty Ford-Smith keeps the tradition of pinecone quilts alive by passing on the rich history of the Pinecone quilt and detailed instructions on creating your pinecone quilt. She shares her knowledge of Pine Cone quilting mastery and even some of her beloved teacher, Miss Sue, life's anecdotes and cautionary tales given to her during their quilting lessons together.


  • Make five home decor projects with helpful tips to assist along the way

  • Learn the origins and inspirations of Pinecone quilts and their place in Southern and African-American history

  • Browse through a gallery of student and author-made quilts and resources for learning more about African influences on Southern art

About the Author


Betty Ford-Smith began making Pine Cone Quilts in 2004 under the apprenticeship of Miss Sue (Arlene Dennis), a 92-year-old African American woman in Sebring, Florida. After Miss Sue's passing in 2010, Betty went on to share the art form through lectures, exhibits, classes, museums, and consumer shows. pineconequilts.com
Product Details
ISBN: 9781644032961
ISBN-10: 1644032961
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Publication Date: July 25th, 2023
Pages: 104
Language: English