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QUILTING QUICK FACTS

We love the process and the​​ finished​​ product,​​ but here are​​ a few​​ things about​​ Quilts​​ you might not know:​​


First quilt -​​ While the origin of quilting is unknown, quilting as a means of repairing clothing has been around since the beginning of civilization.

The earliest surviving bed quilt, The Tristan Quilt,​​ is from the fourteenth century.


Photo from​​ The Tristan Quilt, unknown, about 1360 – 1400, Sicily. Museum no. 1391-1904. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Quilt capital of world – Paducah, KY​​ claims this title based upon its​​ Museum.​​ It’s a great little​​ town​​ if​​ you get a chance to​​ visit.



Most famous quilts -​​ Arguably​​ the quilts of​​ Gees Bend​​ are the most famous quilts in America.




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