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Quilting Unraveled: Art in the Spotlight

“Quilting Unraveled: Art in the Spotlight”
by Joey Macari, 068 Magazine, March 2024

At first glance, quilting might seem like your grandma’s favorite pastime. Old-school notions aside, the art of quilting isn’t just about keeping warm, and has since evolved into a fine art medium for self-expression. Every square and every stitch weaves together a story about community, tradition, and unbridled creativity.

From quilts that explore themes of identity and diversity to those that highlight environmental concerns, the art form has become a vehicle for artists to engage with and comment on the complexities of the modern world. Digital tools and software of the 21st century have propelled quilting into new heights—allowing quilters to bring their visions to life with greater precision and efficiency.

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