The invention of the sewing machine in the 1850s, which allowed women to make clothing much faster so they have more time for quilting. In addition, women also used sewing machines to make their quilted items.
Quilting is the process of sewing together two pieces of fabric. Typically, in between these fabrics is some type of stuffing, which can be cotton, wool, or other substance that is soft, thick, and good for insulation.
People from different regions of the world such as in East Asia and the Middle East and some parts of Africa have long used quilted clothing. Researchers assume that quilting originated in China and Egypt at about the same time.
Learn the steps and tricks to making a simple yet classic block quilt, that’s perfect for gifts or for a cozy day.