18th Century British and Dutch Patchwork

We’re exploring the history of block-style layouts and patchwork with quilt history expert Janice E. Frisch. In this first of three installments, we’re going back in time to explore 18th century European patchwork.


About the Author

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Janice E. Frisch

Janice E. Frisch, Ph.D., has been making and researching quilts for the past twenty years. She is the owner of the business Tangible Culture, through which she gives quilt history lectures, teaches quilting classes, and makes custom memory quilts. Her groundbreaking research on the American block-style quilt is published in the book American Quilts in the Industrial Age, 1760-1870, edited by Patricia Cox Crews and Carolyn Ducey. You can learn more about her work and her lectures on her website: www.TangibleCultureLLC.com

Photo by Tall and Small Photography