Kentucky Historical Society

Kentucky Quilters Oral History Project

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Interviewees discuss the history of quilting, their introduction to quilting, piecing, designing, quilt repairing, quilting patterns, quilting techniques, the use of floor frames and hoops, fabrics used for quilts, batting, appliqué, cross-stitch, quilting bees, friendship quilts, Kentucky quilts, books and magazines on the subject, quilting organizations, and the Kentucky Quilt Project, 1800--1900, an exhibit at Louisville’s History and Science Museum in 1983.

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