Day: October 19, 2020

When Did Applique Appear on Quilts?

We know from earlier posts that quilting started millennia ago. Some of the earliest forms were whole cloth quilts decorated with stitched designs augmented with trapunto and corded quilting. The next question in my mind was “when were whole cloth quilts embellished with applique?” There are two schools of thought depending upon your social status. […]

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