Characteristics of a Modern Quilt

People have been making quilts since at least the 13th century. Kings and queens often listed these heirlooms as important pieces in their inventory. While making quilts almost became obsolete in America as people purchased bedcovers in stores, the modern quilt movement was born in America starting in about 1998. What Is the History of Modern…

Anni Albers

Annelise Elsa Frieda Fleischmann was born on June 12, 1899 in Berlin and grew up in a bourgeois family — her German-Jewish mother was a member of the Ullstein publishing family, while her father was a partner in a Berlin furniture and interior decorating business. Having started with private art lessons during school, Anni had…