Welcome to Quilter's Muse Publications!
If you are interested in quilts, quilt history, international textiles, needlework, literature,
poetry, photography, the arts, and folk music you have come to the right place! Our
online articles and photos cover a diverse range of needlework and history topics.
Since 2002 "Quilter's Muse Publications" has been a registered business in New
Hampshire. This site represents the collaborative efforts of Patricia Cummings,
professional book author and magazine columnist, quilt historian. quilt maker,and
embroiderer. James Cummings serves as photographer. Read more about us.
This is just one of the 40 quilt blocks that are featured on an antique quilt made for a
child. A 46 page pattern for the embroidered child's quilt is now offered on our "books
and patterns for sale page, page 2." "Take Me Along" and the other 39 quilt blocks
would be amazing "take along" projects!
Quilts and Musings Blogspot
For shorter articles, quilt show reviews, and book reviews, as well as updates related to
events in the quilt world, visit: http://quiltsandmusings.blogspot.com
Please "like us" on Facebook to receive announcements of our latest online articles and
Since 1999, Patricia L. Cummings has written quilt history articles and designed quilt
projects for The Quilter magazine. The last issue featured the "Poore Farm," a museum in
northern New Hampshire. The next issue, Feb/March 2014 will be available to subscribers
right after Christmas. Don't miss any of the exciting articles written for the upcoming year!
The "Renee Award" shown here was awarded to Quilter's Muse Publications by Gayle
Pritchard of Ohio, quilt artist and author of the book Uncommon Threads: Ohio's Art Quilt
Revolution (Ohio University Press, 2006).
A Mention in Quilter's Home magazine
Mark Lipinski published these words about this website in Quilter's Home magazine:
"Quilt historian Patricia Cummings' Website is billed as a virtual museum. Filled with tons
of articles on quilt history, free patterns and helpful information you never knew you needed
until you came across it, you can surf this site for hours and not be bored." (June-July 2009)
This website has been prepared for your enjoyment with attention to accurate historical
details. While quilts, embroidered goods, and other textiles serve as the main topic of
conversation here, the reader will find other articles to be of interest especially those about
New England and New Hampshire and related history.
Thanks for visiting us!
Copyright 2013. Patricia and James Cummings. Quilter's Muse Publications, Concord, NH.
All Rights Reserved. Questions? Please contact us at: email@example.com