Getting Ready for the Edmonton Festival of Quilts – Part 2: Symbolism in Textiles and Quilts and Nunavut Block

In Part 1 I discussed quilt blocks and designs as being symbols of repurpose, rebirth, preserving memories and recording a life. Patterns and meaning in textile and quilted items go far back in human history. I wouldn’t be surprised that the same depictions on cave walls also used these symbols on skin cloth and fibre… Continue reading Getting Ready for the Edmonton Festival of Quilts – Part 2: Symbolism in Textiles and Quilts and Nunavut Block