The Importance and Process of Appraising
Your Quilt (Lecture)
Why should you have an
How does an appraiser arrive at the value of your quilt?
Does a new quilt really appraise at a higher value than most
How does insurance fit into all this?
Learning About Your Quilts
Wondering about the time period your quilt was made?
Wondering what the pattern of your quilt is?
This trunk show is put on by attendees of your guild/club/... Bring your
quilts from home with the information you have on them and let me tell you about
the quilts. I also bring some of my own to fill in time periods that
aren't as common to everyone. Learn a little more about your quilts.
Dolls and Doll Quilts
How can you talk about doll quilts without talking about
dolls and the little girls that love them? This presentation presents the
life of little girls from the past to today, the history of dolls, and the
quilts they wrapped their dolls in with love.
This PowerPoint and "Crib" Turning will leave you with a love
of doll quilts and an appreciation of their significance.
Feedsacks or Not?
The market for feedsacks in the rural homes
during this era as well as yard goods.
Did you know they hired fabric designers to design feed
Quilts from 1850-1900 (Lecture/Trunk
Characteristics of quilts of this era with quilts and pictures to show
examples. Indigo, Girabaldi prints, Cadet blue, Cheddar, Madder prints,
Historical thimbles along with the history of thimbles through the ages.
PowerPoint and actual thimbles to view.
Thimbles from early England, Ketcham & McDougall (NY), Simons
Brothers (PA), German thimbles, ...