Barbara BrackmanBarbara Brackman (born July 6, 1945) is a quilter, quilt historian and author.
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.
She was inducted into the Quilters Hall of Fame of Marion, Indiana in 2001. Provided by Wikipedia