TanGental on the history and the benefits of Quilting

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Jennie Fitzee blogs about life as an elementary school teacher – if you don’t yet know her. Recently she’s run a series of posts about the genesis of two delightful classroom quilts inspired by her children and created by a talented quilter, Milly. Start here and follow the story. You have to be moved, especially when the Governor of Massachusetts bows before her talent.

Anyway, I thought, inspired by reading these I should do my own post on the power and beauty in quilting. These are the epitome of craft skills yet the artistic element – given many quilts have both form and function – is sometimes lost.

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