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the surprising complexity of an unfinished american quilt

Claire Voon

12 December 2019


A community of feminist crafters grapples with a patriotic quilt that a 99 year-old nurse left behind. This is the story of an unfinished quilt found at a garage sale by Shannon Downey, who buys unfinished emboidery works and finishes them so their makers' souls can rest in peace. Rita's Quilt was a huge undertaking so the word went out ....

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