Hobo Quilts: 55+ Original Blocks Based On The Secret Language Of Riding The Rails
by Debra G. Henninger /
2010 / English / PDF
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Wrap yourself in a quilt that tells the story of the Knights of the Road. Explore the fascinating world of the depression-era hobo through the culture's hidden language of signs and symbols, all translated into original quilt blocks and projects. Hobo Quilts includes: More than 55 symbols used by hobos to communicate with each other converted into unique, never-before-seen quilt blocks. Step-by-step instructions for over 20 gorgeous quilt projects using the Hobo Blocks. Project themes include Mulligan Stew, Ridin' the Rails and Hobo Jungle. Historical stories and photos throughout the book that will give you a glimpse into hobo culture. Let Hobo Quilts take you on a journey to the times when railways were the lifeblood of America, transporting goods from city to city and carrying hobos in search of a better life.