Category: Pieced Quilts

Traditionally pieced quilts

Quilt Stories

Many early quilts told a story. Think about the Underground Railroad quilts, Baltimore quilts, and Family Tree quilts. They provide maps or stories about our journey, family or place. For example, the Underground Railroad quilts provided a map to freedom. Family quilts represent members of a family tree. That is one of the reasons the […]

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Quick Pinwheel Strip Quilt

Quilting is 75% planning and 25% improvising for me. Given most of my quilts are of my own design, I have the fun of figuring out how to cut and assemble the pieces. Generally, I have a good idea on how this should go. But every so often, my plans go awry, so I improvise. […]

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