The craft of quilting has never enjoyed any sort of hip cachet or cool quotient, but that only goes to show you how shallow the hip and the cool can be at times. To make a quilt takes hard work, rigorous, focused attention and an innate high degree of artistry in the hand and eye of the craftsperson. Quilts, which can be traced back to ancient Egypt and China, attained prevalence in nineteenth-century America where they were made for both utility and aesthetic pleasure; the ultimate comfort textile is enjoying a resurgence today for... More >>>