Guild Newsletter Articles
Vintage Threads: Buyer Beware!!!!
In the year 2000, the Gee’s Bends Quilters came into the forefront of American society. They were discovered” by someone in the contemporary art world. They were a group of ladies who lived in one of the poorest regions of Alabama. It was a multigenerational
community that had been making quilts for their family’s warmth for decades. These quilts were like any other utilitarian quilts that families made.
Early Twentieth Century Quilt Authors
In the early and middle of the twentieth century, there was not much going on in the way of quilt making on a national scale. Of course, local households were making quilts for warmth and some for show. But there was no one like Bonnie Hunter or Jenny Beyer around.