Inspiration

Here are links to see some inspiring quilts:

The University of Nebraska has a Quilt Study Center has searchable collections.

from the Quilt Study Center

The Smithsonian has a National Quilt Collection, filled with quilts from America’s past.

Cornelia Vosburgh quilt

Stella Rubin Antiques has antique quilts, including many Amish and Mennonite quilts. This site is easy to navigate.

1890 quilt

In a small town in Alabama a cooperative of African-American women makes amazing, vibrant, bold quilts. The world has come to their doorstep; the quilts of Gee’s Bend  are rightfully famous now.

geesbend_04-DrunkardsPath

Artists at the Modern Quilt Guild share an aesthetic that leaves some breathing room in the designs.

Unknown Modern Quilt

Leah Evans makes quilts inspired by maps.

Leah Evans quilt

One response to “Inspiration

  1. julie i love your new blog/website!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s