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Comment by Pam/NY on January 26, 2013 at 6:35pm

I have never washed it. Without it being stitched down, I think it would pull apart in places.  Good question.

Comment by Lagates on January 26, 2013 at 3:32pm
Does anyone wash their batting before using it? Just wondering. Thanks.
Comment by Pam/NY on January 26, 2013 at 12:36pm

Lagates...thanks for the info on the ADof R...we have family in the DC area and will visit next time!

Comment by Lagates on January 26, 2013 at 8:41am
Thanks for sharing this. Next time I'm downtown DC, I'll have to see if some of these quilts are on display. The National History Museum just underwent a huge renovation, so I'm hoping that they included these items. Another wonderful quilt display is at he American Daughters of he Revolution (DAR) Museum that is a block down from the White House. It's a free museum and has a wonderful collection. I highly recommend going there if you are ever in Washington DC.
Comment by B J Elder/WA on January 25, 2013 at 8:39am

Thanks for the great link. Really enjoyed it!

Comment by Janet/MO on January 25, 2013 at 8:37am

What a great way to spend a few minutes this morning.  Thanks for posting this Pam.

Comment by Carol Ann Hinton on January 25, 2013 at 8:15am

Thank you for the link.  It is interesting to hear the stories of such old quilts, and to find out that the quilters of that time also had UFO's that took years to finish!

Comment by Sharon Reeves on January 25, 2013 at 7:37am

Amazing to see some of the quilts that were made in the 1700's and later. I can't imagine all the work that went into making those quilts. They are fabulous. Thanks for posting this link.

Comment by Debbie Snyder/WA on January 25, 2013 at 7:12am


Thanks for the link...I'm looking forward to having a hot cup of coffee and watching it.  It's amazing what the do to restore and store a national treasure like the quilts of old.

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