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"There is no antique more expressive of our foremothers than patchwork, which, in the main, took the form of bed-quilts. Pieced or appliquéd, the quilt has been, in America, a wholly feminine creation."

~ Ruth E. Finley (1929)
"Old Patchwork Quilts and the Women Who Made Them"

Our Quilting Heritage
Family Heirloom Quilt Index

quilts & background on each grandmother

Learn about the history of the Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt
Including mosaic, hexagon, and honeycomb versions.

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Womenfolk - The Quilting Arts
including the History of Quilts plus
Quilt Patterns and Their History