Leah shared the history and relevance of quilts during the 19th century years leading up to the Civil War. The presentation took place around a table of quilts and textiles, stimulating a lively discussion. To the delight of attendees, Leah gifted each person an antique quilt square and contributed several door prizes. To learn more about Leah, click HERE to visit her Website.
Debbie, an active member of AzQSG and the West Valley study group, shared some jewels from her quilt collection which date from the middle 1800's to the 1950's and include unfinished tops, patchwork quilts, embroidered and appliquéd quilts, and more recently baby quilts.
The November 9, 2019 Arizona Regional Quilt Study Day
was a Huge Success
Scroll down to see pictures. The next Study Day is March 14, 2020 so save the date and check the Website in early January for details.
Anne and Lenna explored the origins of this early block and brought the topic to life by showing example of the evolution of the design.
Confessions of a Quilt Collector
by Debbie Wilcox
Those Fabulous Fifties: Quilts
In Antebellum America
by Leah Zieber
PS: Be sure to save the date, March 14, 2020, so you don't miss the next Az Quilt Study Regional Study Day! Details will be posted on this Website in early January.
Fancy Feathers: The History and Variations of the Princess Feather Block
by Lenna DeMarco and Anne Hodgkins
Arizona Quilt Study Group
©Arizona Quilt Study Group 2020
Show and Tell
To close out the day, several members brought Show and Tell to share with the attendees. Leah joined in and shared quilt she replicated which is another way to study and enjoy antique quilts.