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Thread: What makes a quilt a Welsh Quilt?

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    Junior Member scrapbeagle's Avatar
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    Smile What makes a quilt a Welsh Quilt?

    I was asked by a friend for some websites and quilt stores that I frequent because she wanted to find some quilt kits. She said her mother-in-law was going to make the quilt and that she does Welsh quilting. What exactly makes this type quilt different? I have never heard of this before. I know you guys would be able to tell me everything I needed to know.

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    MTS is offline
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    To me, it's the quilted motifs that make them instantly recognizable as "Welsh" quilts, as opposed to American whole cloth or Amish quilts.
    More "earthy" looking.
    Love them.

    Here's a fabulous blog devoted to the style:

    Here's a great book on the subject:

    And here's the QB's resident hand quilting expert (at least I think so), BorntoHandQuilt, with a better explantion in a post from last year (btw, the whole thread was full of great information on wholecloths, etc):

    Last edited by MTS; 11-04-2012 at 08:14 PM.

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