Definition of a Quilter

Every year, the publishers of dictionaries nominate new words that have become culturally accepted. Noticeably lacking are the descriptors for quilters. Here are five nominees for “quilter words” that need to be entered in the upcoming editions of the dictionary. Proquiltinating– This word is a verb. The active part of …

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Nurse Quilts: Lighting the Way to Healing

“I am of certain convinced that the greatest heroes are those who do their duty in the daily grind of domestic affairs whilst the world whirls as a maddening dreidel.                                                                    – Florence Nightingale She is known as “the Lady With the Lamp” and the “Mother of Nurses”. In the …

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Teacher Quilts: Lesson Plan for the Three R’s

“Because you have taken hands, touched hearts and opened minds, you will never be forgotten. Love and best wishes.”                                       Dedication on retired teacher’s quilt   Every teacher needs to put this advice into her daily lesson plan book. It is the Three R’s to an educator’s peace of mind. …

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