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Letters to the Editor: Quilt Memories

The author's first quilt, made with a small quilt top she found in her deceased mother's belongings. Photo courtesy Janette.Learning to QuiltBy Janette, via emailMy mother quilted a lot when I was young, and my two older siblings were blessed with learning the craft from her as she ...

Sewing

Walking through the local library today, I couldn't help but to notice sewing magazines on the magazine rack. That took me back down memory lane. More precisely to grades six through eight when every girl had to take home economics classes.Home economics class was pretty much one of the most ...

A Stitch In Time

A lot of valuable techniques of living on a farm are being lost as the world progresses further and further into the electronic age. Take the art of quilting for instance. Once quilts were stitched entirely by hand and for the sole benefit of the family. Quilts meant warmth in the winter. They ...

Kids Will Be Kids

Winter is coming again and as I look out the windows here in Idaho and see the first little dusting of snow, I think of the differences where I was raised up here and my husband’s family being raised in Alabama. Many things will be the same, but with kids having more outdoor time during the ...

Canadian island noted for quilts

Anne of Green Gables isn't the only thing that puts Prince Edward Island on the map. It's also famous for its quilts; in fact, L.M. Montgomery herself was a quilter.We know this because we recently leafed through The 100 Best Worldwide Vacations to Enrich Your Life, by Pam Grout (National ...

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