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Trends: Quilts with a message
COVID-19 and quilting memorial quilts quilts with a message
For the next several weeks and months, I am going to highlight different trends in quilting—both old and new—that are relevant today and can be sources of inspiration for your next quilting or sewing project. Up first. . . . . . . quilts with a message. Quilts have always been a source of communication. Every quilt tells a story. And sometimes that story has far reaching influence. Whether fact or fiction, the idea of quilts being used on the Underground Railroad to communicate to runaway slaves is both an intriguing idea and a plausible one. Quilts communicate. They can...