It's a snow day for many of us!
Wishing you a safe and happy day!
Today we celebrate men who quilted as therapy.
This is a topic we can certainly understand. So many of us have used our sewing skills to relay anxiety and self-comfort in times of physical or emotional pain.
1923: North Carolina
Around 1905, Charles Lewis of Massachusetts learned quiltmaking while recupperating from pneumonia at his sister's house. I suspect he made a crazy quilt:
During the depression, an Illinois man was publicized for quiltmaking, a task he took up after being disabled:
Tomorrow we will look at this topic closer and a pioneer in using quiltmaking for therapy.
Have a safe and happy day!