by Michelle Marie Fox
Precious Double Wedding Ring Quilt
I was quite humbled to receive the family quilt -- that I had no idea even existed -- in the mail yesterday. I'm sure it was made between the last 1800s into the early 1900s.I'm still floating on cloud nine having been bequeathed this family memory. It has patches from my Aunt's baby clothes sewn into it. She was born in 1927 and it existed before her birth.
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Quilting in America
Fabric designs applied to another fabric to create applique quilts
Creativity and improvisation, common characteristics of many old African American quilts, provide insight into a rich heritage and history.
Originally produced to warm the body, quilting in America has evolved into an art form of texture, pattern and colors that warm the soul.
This quilt was sewn by my Great-Grandmother, Maggie Hellman in Lebanon, Pennsylvania sometime between 1874-1952. I would like to get an idea of its age
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