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    welcome from se TX -- quilts are useful with AC too!!
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    Welcome from Louisiana you are in good company here. I quilt because I can I love the whole process!

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    Welcome from Canton, GA.
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    Welcome from Dallas Tx. I hope you have a wonderful time quilting.

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    Hello Her Kittyness!
    Welcome from Minnesota!
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    Another Michigan welcome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NikkiLu View Post
    What is a slave quilt?????
    Legend has it that quilts were made with different patterns that told slaves heading North on the Underground Railroad information on the safe houses along the way. One might be a quilt of Flying Geese, and the way it was hung on the line or porch was directional. Google it; you'll find the stories fascinating! I did a sampler. It was my first quilt. I hand-tied it. This is just the top before I quilted it. I think you can see Monkey Wrench (tools here), sailboat (water crossing) Jacobs Ladder, Drunkard's Path, Dresden Plate, etc.

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