Traditional Quilts

Traditional quilts are adjudged according to the pleasing design, color and precise craftsmanship with a neatly finished presentation. However, when it comes to stitching these quilts they do not have matched corners or stitches per inch and are not meant to be pretty or flat or made according to the rules of quilting. Comparing non-traditional quilts to a standard that their creator is not aiming for is irrational. Dismissing them as "not quilts" is definitely unreasonable.

There is a theoretical and practical difference between the traditionalists and quilters who push their limits with their quilt art. Exploring a certain idea or concept is clearly a different way of working from a traditional approach towards the craft. The art of quilt making honors the creative efforts that are clear in the entire spectrum of quilt making.

Many traditional quilts are usually made with repetitive blocks. By means of the Multi-view multiplying lens, look for block and grid patterns for making an innovative quilt using a repetitive block that shifts whenever you repeat it. Cut 12” blocks from 15” blocks, but in different places every time. Don’t throw away the parts you cut, you can rather use them for the borders.

With an array of beautiful fabrics and lots of vibrant colors, this collection of bed and wall quilts will inspire you to fall in love all over again with classic block quilts.

There are many stores and online websites that offer traditional quilts. Besides there the stores have quilts from Wedding Ring blocks and Log Cabin to Nine Patch and Schoolhouse blocks. You are bound to find design variations to suit every occasion, taste, and home. You can add in a little plaid or hand-dyed fabric, remarkable quilt settings, and a dose of quilter's creativity, and you will never lose out on ways to give traditional blocks a dramatic and bold new look.

Traditional quilts are basically functional items that have artistic dimensions, in the patterned stitching , the quilting that holds them together, or the appliquéd and pieced fabric designs termed as patchwork. Feminists have embraced the patchwork quilt as a type of lucky charm, a sign of creativity long unappreciated. I t was referred to as ''women's work.'' The traditional Quilts are heirlooms, which can be passed on through the generations. They make beautiful gifts for weddings, Christmas, birthdays, or graduation .

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