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Amana Style Quilts
I had a delightful conversation with Amana quilt expert, Carolyn Trumpold, last week. She had a large quilt in frame in her upstairs quilt room when I stopped by. The wooden frame that filled the room reminded me of the one my mother still owns and uses occasionally at age 86. Amana quilts are “whole […]
Quilting Traditions I Grew Up With
My mother sewed all our clothes growing up. I have three sisters and one brother so that kept her busy. The brother had only the occasional homemade shirt but we girls rarely had a store-bought outfit. I have vivid memories of standing on a chair so mom could get the hem of a new dress […]