Signature quilts were very popular in the 1800s. These quilts allowed space for friends and relatives to write notes or simply sign their names.

As the holidays approach, if you are looking for a gift for someone surrounded by a community of family and friends, you’ll find out about signature or album quilts in this week’s issue of our online newsletter.

In addition, if you have problems with your hands or wrists, we’ve got an idea for a special glove that might help.

And, of course, we’ve got free quilt block patterns:

double irish chain quilt

Double Irish Chain Quilt