The full text of this article is available to Plus members only.
For full access to all of our articles, please Join or Log In.
Not a Plus Member?
Preserving Memories: Quilts and Christmas
Creative ways to save and share your family history.

Safe Keeping: Heirloom Quilts

They've been keeping Americans warm for centuries, and you likely have at least one or two in your own home. Whether they're prize-winning showpieces or well-loved comforters, quilts serve as records of our lives — and the lives of our ancestors. If you're lucky enough to have one a relative stitched, keep your heirloom in tiptop shape — and save its history — by following these sew-savvy hints:

To continue reading this article
Share |
Did you enjoy this article?
Please share it!
Recent Blog Posts »
Recent Articles »

Free Genealogy Downloads

©  F+W All rights reserved.