Quilting has become more popular again in the US, but most people use machines to make quilts nowadays.
My interest in quilts grew after reading Jennifer Chiaverini's novels in the Elm Creek Quilt series. See: http://elmcreek.net/ I was particularly fascinated in these books by the use of quilts by the Underground Railroad to help move slaves to Canada.
I took a lot of photos with my IPhone. I hope you enjoy them.
This one was beautiful. The red ties in each square went through all the fabric and held the material together.
|Multilayered close up of Pine burr quilt below...|
|Pine Burr Quilt|
|Close-up of tulip quilt, with lots of tulips|
What do you see in the quilt below?
|Close up of above quilt with red stitches|
|Egg Timer Quilt|
And as we walked out, I saw the following chair structure below us:
Yes, they were normal sized chairs!
And in the gift shop, a funny but practical item! Yes, it is a binky/מוצץ