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America Quilts
A Century of Quilts:  America in Cloth


People from across the country have submitted their quilt stories.

Creative, personal, and often very moving, these stories reflect the important roles that quilts have played in our lives.

We've organized your stories in the following categories.

  • Family: Quilts as symbols of family bonds
  • Technique: Quilters meet technical challenges
  • Heroes: Special Americans inspire quilts
  • Inspiration: Artists find inspiration everywhere
  • Healing: Quilting becomes part of the healing process


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