Quilt Display / August 16, 2018 / Halette.
To a typical person a quilt might seem like a normal piece of bedding. But for many quilt owners this could not be further from the truth. Often they are one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Almost always they are hand made either by the owner or from a good friend. They have intricate designs and take dozens if not hundreds of hours to create. However since they are stitched together they usually don`t hold up to wear-and-tear like mass-manufactured blankets from a factory. This poses a dilemma for many owners.
Probably the biggest advantage to using an online store for most people is the selection. Quilt racks are a niche product. Unless you can find a store that specializes in them the selection in the typical store will usually be sparse. If you typically shop at a large discounter like Walmart there will probably only be a few cheaply-made models available. This is fine if you are primarily looking to save money. But many people don`t like to scrimp on tacky furniture.
For instance you can buy the oak quilt rack which is a wood quilt rack. The measurement and pictures are clearly given in the supplier`s websites. These wooden racks are finely finished in order to protect your precious quilts from snags. They are available in natural colors of medium walnut dark cherry stain or harvest oak and the like. The wood grains are beautiful and it offers a straightforward display and also has a sturdy construction. All kinds of wood such as walnut solid cherry Michael`s cherry and so on. They have a classic look and can fit comfortably in any kind of décor without going out of style.
Fortunately the definition of African American quilting became broader in the 1980s ironically enough because of the pioneering work of such women as Dr. Mazloomi herself along with a number of her contemporaries. The first African American quilting guild was formed as a result of an advertisement placed by Mazloomi in a magazine; nine women responded. Today the Women of Color Quilter`s Network has approximately 1700 members some of whom are accomplished artists speakers and authors themselves. Similar guilds have since been formed.