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The Art of ScienceRead MoreDecember 1, 2018

Have you ever seen embroidery and quilting used as a teaching aid for astronomy?

Quilting soldiersRead MoreJune 23, 2018

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In the 19th Century, soldiers involved in the conflicts of the day made patchwork and embroidered quilts but the reasons why they did this are obscure.

The Textile DetectiveRead MoreApril 28, 2018

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An ever-attentive reader and corresponder-in-chief has suggested a new topic for the blog - The Textile Detective!

Quilts as protestRead MoreOctober 8, 2016

Recently on the news there was an article about Nedra Bonds, a quilter who uses her craft to protest (and celebrate).

The Constellations as you have never seen them before. Read MoreMay 16, 2013

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Check this beautiful quilt out.