Quilting… Craft? Art? …Both!

A few weeks ago Seven Days, Vermont’s alternative newspaper, published an article by one of their correspondents, Xian Chiang-Waren,  highlighting the resurgence of interest in quilting.

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As I read the article this afternoon I was struck by Chiang-Waren’s assertion that “Quilting is back in a big way, in Vermont and elsewhere – and these days, it’s blurring the line between “craft” and “art”.”

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No, you don’t need to search for the back issue… just give it a read by clicking on this link…

Quilting Renaissance – Vermont Artists Reinvigorate a Traditional Craft by Xian Chiang-Waren

I maintain that it’s not an either/or situation and I believe the four quilt artists profiled in the article would agree with me.