Artcrush: Graveyard quilt


I adore this quilt made by a woman in Kentucky back in 1839 to help her deal with the grief over the death of her two young sons.

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She stitched a series of fabric coffins around the quilt’s edge with the names of her family on them and unpicked them one by one as the people died….


re-sewing the coffins at the centre inside a graveyard.

Art-therapy at its best?