Barbara Brackman

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Barbara Brackman (born July 6, 1945) is a quilter, quilt historian and author, currently residing in Lawrence, Kansas.

Barbara has written numerous books on quilting during the Civil War including Facts & Fabrications: Unraveling the History of Quilts and Slavery, Barbara Brackman's Civil War Sampler, Barbara Brackman's Encyclopedia of Appliqué, America's Printed Fabrics 1770-1890, Civil War Women, Clues in the Calico, Emporia Rose Appliqué Quilts, Making History–Quilts & Fabric from 1890-1970, and Quilts from the Civil War, all published by C&T Publishing. Her Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns contains more than 4000 pieced quilt patterns, derived from printed sources published between 1830 and 1970.

Additionally, Brackman designs reproduction fabrics and has served as a consultant on many major state quilt research projects.[citation needed] She was inducted into the Quilters Hall of Fame of Marion, Indiana in 2001.[1][2]



  1. ^ The Daily Times "Waldvogel inducted into The Quilters Hall of Fame"[permanent dead link], Blount County, July 19, 2009.
  2. ^ The Daily Times "Quilters Hall of Fame", Marion, Indiana.

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