Quilting Frames Photos
Quilting frames were designed to stretch fabric tight to allow needles to stitch pieces of cloth together, often by groups of women meeting in a social setting (e.g. quilting bee).
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|Quilting demonstration at Sauder Village. Archbold, OH.||Community quilting table with ropes to move up to ceiling when not in use at John Jay French Museum. Beaumont, TX.||Quilting frame at Judson House. Stratford, CT.||Quilting frame at Danbury Museum & Historical Society. Danbury, CT.|
|Vermont period parlor (1840s) with quilt-making frame (c1870) & sofa (c1830) at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.|
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