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Excitedly I bid on another, a large early 20th century quilt (so they said), that from a distance was visually dynamic, colorful and in great shape. I say thankfully because when I took my finds to my quilt study group, they told me what I had actually bought.The early log cabin was a cut down large log-cabin.Signature and raffle quilts tell us about families, community organizations, and churches.Crazy quilts tells us about the maker's interests as well as her hand sewing ability.The first time I went to an all antique quilt auction was in Southern California.One of those large Mid-western quilt dealer auction houses was holding an auction at a nearby hotel and I was very excited to go.

Quilts also reflect social history, such as the westward expansion, pioneering on the Plains, wars, political and religious campaigns and symbols, working women, interior design through time and more.Quilt History Web site: Articles on Quilting, links to many great quilting history sites: Quilt Study Center & Museum: Searchable data base of quilts and Pod cast Lectures: Pathways Into Quilt History: Quilt history articles: Fabrics - IN SEARCH OF WARP ENDS : by Joan Kiplinger: Quilt History: Quilt Documentation and Regional Quilt History: A Selective Bibliography: Brackman Web Site; Quilt Historian: Cottage Quilts: Quilt History articles: Patches From the Past: Scraps of Textile, Needlework & Quilt History: Quilting History: Tour of America's Quilting Through Time, Articles: Lakes Quilt Center, Michigan State University Museum: Quilt Care: edu/glqc/Patches From the Past: Quilt Care: Textile Museum. Email them directly to [email protected] register an account below to upload photos from your web browser.The difference between the signature quilt and autograph quilt was what was put on the squares. Jenny demonstrates how to make a quick baby quilt using quilting yardage and 2.5 inch strips of precut fabric (jelly rolls).