Crazy quilt

Eleanor stitched this eclectic quilt on a horse farm in Tennessee for her cousin in 1871 – read the inscription on the back. An embroidered black horse anchors the design, while farm animals, flowers, fish and a butterfly are dotted about. Aside from providing warmth, parents might use it to tell stories to children at bedtime.


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Did making crazy quilts allow for more individual expression than other types of quilts – how and why?

responded: Apr 11, 2012

Posted by Alex L

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I think it allows you to have more fun with a quilt because it allows you to do whatever and it would be very special because you were the one to design it and you would have spent alot of time on it. It also seems very personal because your memories could be put into this eccentric type of quilt.

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