History of Quilting in America – Crazy Quilts, 1890 – 1920

Crazy Quilts, 1890-1920 The Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876 and interest in Japanese art sparked the Crazy Quilt.  It was fashionable for genteel upper-class ladies to use needlework as a proper use of leisure time. They had servants to do the mundane work. In the rapid changes in the world, like industrialization, the women wanted […]