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Preserving Memories: Quilts and Christmas
11/1/2007
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:

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