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1. Quilting was an important skill learned by nearly all pioneer women in the USA from revolutionary times. Why were quilts so commonly sewn in Early America?
2. The technique of "piecing" best describes which step of the quilting process?
3. What is the middle layer of a quilt called?
4. The filler layer can be secured between the top and bottom layers of cloth in a quilt by several methods. Which of these was NOT a method of holding the three layers of a quilt together?
5. Amish quilts are especially prized among collectors, for both their beauty and excellent workmanship. How can you tell if a quilt is made in the Amish style?
6. There's a technique of quilting, whereby pretty designs of fruit or flowers are first sewn into a quilt top. Then, extra stuffing is pushed in from behind to result in a raised decorative design. What is the name of this technique?
7. Which one of these is NOT true about the differences between candlewicking quilting, and traditional quilting?
8. The value of a quilt is increased if the quilting stitches are sewn in which specific way?
9. Quilting as a sewing technique was first used in which era?
10. Why is quilting thread often pulled through a block of wax before it is sewn into the top of the quilt?
Source: Author OlaM
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