Friday, December 31, 2010

History of Handmade Quilts

The sewing technique called quilting refers to stitching together layers of fabric with padding of wool or down so that the stitching will keep the padding in place. Quilting was used in ancient times to make carpets and padded clothing. While quilting has been around for thousands of years, dating to ancient Egypt and China, the bedding known as a quilt is more recent.

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