Quilt Quote

… from an old-time (frontier?) quilter: “I make my quilts as fast as I can to keep my children warm, and as beautiful as I can to keep my heart from breaking.”

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6 comments on “Quilt Quote

  1. It makes me feel her loneliness.

    • antarabesque says:

      Interesting response. I felt her need to be an artist, to create something beyond utility. I suppose loneliness would have been a constant companion of pioneer quilters, if they were unable to meet with neighbours for a ‘B’.

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  3. Love this quote. I have always wanted to make a quilt. It’s on my bucket list for sure.

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