Attic Workshop Quilts

Quilts from Attic Workshop Quilts have been offered for sale in premier quilts shops and museum stores since the 1980’s. With bright coloring and strong geometric designs, these quilts reflect the spirit of the Amish who migrated from Pennsylvania to the Midwest.

Bryce Hamilton has managed Attic Workshop Quilts from its inception. He works with a cadre of outstanding Amish quilters, who he has known for years, commissioning them to produce quilts with fabrics that he selects. Because he has each quilter specialize in making just a few designs, the quilts produced are made to a very high consistent standard.

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  • A random mix of prints in a combination of patterns---Log Cabin, 9-Patch and Flying Geese.
  • A universally popular traditional pattern. The strength of its appearance is enhanced by the rich earth-tone setting fabric.
  • A very creative variation of the Log Cabin pattern with floating 8-pointed stars at the corners of the jewel-tone blocks.
  • An ever popular quilting pattern. that would look good in either a traditional or a more contemporary setting
  • A multitude of 2.5 inch squares, half with mini-print white fabrics, the other half with pastel solids and prints.  The quilting stitches create a subtle visual diagonal movement across the top.
  • A traditional 2-color pattern, often in red and white.  Much less dramatic but calm and appealing with blue instead. Excellent quilting creates a very appealing tactile surface
  • A complex and appealing pattern that is particularly strong due to the combination of black, gray and burgundy.
  • The striking visual appeal of this classic Log Cabin barn-raising variation is in the two rows of flying Geese borders.
  • The very effective placement of red, green, and off-white make this a special Christmas holiday quilt or an attractive one for anytime of the year.
  • A striking quilt comprised of 128 eight-pointed stars in a mix of jewel-tone fabrics on an off-white background. The zig-zag border nicely complements the star design.
  • Mid-western Amish quilt-makers used a lot of black in their pre-1940 quilts.  This quilt is a good example of that---black baskets that complement the bright, colorful solids of the "flowers."  The shade of blue as the background fabric was an excellent choice. Also, the outer black border nicely frames the beautiful interior. This quilt would be serve equally well as a wall-hanging as well as a bed cover.
  • Vibrant fall colored leaves are framed by two hunter green borders.  The leaves are set at different angles in the blocks which gives them visual movement. Well-chosen quilting patterns and excellent stitching.

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