Many individuals have bought quilts at an antiques store or public sale and wondered about the story of the quilt. They need to know who took the time to lovingly make a quilt. They wonder if it is an vintage quilt or a copy of 1. They want to know the place it was made, and why. Unfortunately, all of this data and history is lost, simply because the quilt maker didn’t bother to label her quilt.
Icbenefield – have you seen different bloggers write concerning the beginning facets of binding? There are good blogs on the market for that and turning the corners and so on. Additionally, check at your native quilt store for classes and guilds in your area – there are lots of methods that can make your initiatives look unbelievable and the camaraderie with other quilters is nice. Good luck in your journey.
There are lots of traditions concerning the uses of quilts. Quilts could also be made or given to mark vital life events corresponding to marriage, the beginning of a child, a member of the family leaving house, or graduations. Modern quilts are not all the time intended for use as bedding, and may be used as wall hangings, desk runners, or tablecloths. Quilting methods are often included into garment design as nicely. Quilt shows and competitions are held regionally, regionally, and nationally. There are worldwide competitions as nicely, notably within the United States, Japan, and Europe.
I occurred to watch a Bonnie Hunter QuiltCam video the other day. Perhaps you noticed it too, it was on string piecing. QuiltCam is on Bonnie’s weblog, Quiltville. In case you didn’t see it, you possibly can see it here on her blog. Anyway, I’ve seen string quilts on different blogs, and so forth. and had this piecing approach on my ‘gotta strive it’ listing. The video was excellent to get me started – Thanks Bonnie!
I loved you hub, and love quilts! I feel your ideas are fantastic and I am now thinking of how to convey out among the quilts I’ve which are hidden away. I’ve a bit of canine and have a tendency to wish to protect my quilts from her, and use other blankets and bed spreads. I can do other things with quilts nonetheless, to ensure they are beloved and appreciated. I feel you are right, they bring about warmth to the house in more methods than one. I preferred the concept of perhaps keeping the utility bill down, with having extra quilts handy to throw on your lap or round your shoulders when in numerous rooms of the house. Thanks for sharing! Voted up and more, and pinned.