A collection of timeless beauties mingled with some of the stories that antique quilts can tell.
A Life of Leisure
You can spoil the prettiest quilt pieces that ever was made just by putting them together with the wrong color, just as the best sort of life is miserable if you don’t look at things right and think about them right.
Eliza Calvert Hall, Aunt Jane of Kentucky
Quilt name: Crazy Quilt
The measure of a man’s success during Victorian times was enhanced if his wife was considered a lady. Women were expected to devote leisurely hours to fancy needlework to decorate their homes. Home decoration was approached as a duty because Victorians believed a beautiful home contributed to the beauty of a person’s soul.