Dating quitls

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2005 - All of the photos are copyrighted by the quiltmaker. 2012 - Photographs and editing by Lois Frampton and Pearl White.

2013 - Photographed by Lois Frampton and Ellen Katz.

The study into quilt history is a rapidly growing area of research in American history: the important role women played in our history; domestic life in the 18th-20 centuries; development of the textile industry in the Asia, India, Europe and America; the purpose for making quilts; their pattern and style development over time; current reproduction fabrics; and last but not least, dating a quilt or a single piece of fabric by its dyes and the method used to print it.See some of the Challenge Mini Art Quilts An expanded BOUTIQUE at the Quilt Show was a bit hit.If you've been to our Boutique in the past, you'll know that a variety of wonderful handmade items are displayed for sale: small art quilts, jewelry, scarves, aprons, knitted and crocheted pieces, handmade journals, and much more! Rich chocolate brown (think the color of a milk chocolate bar, hence the alternate name ‘Hershey’ brown) was often paired with white in quilts. In fact, that segment of the Victorian period is often referred to as “the brown years” because of the prominence of browns in paints and fabrics.

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