World War II Quilts
On Saturday, May 30th The Bridgewater Historical Society hosted a program on World War II Quilts. Our presentation was given by Sue Reich at the Bridgewater Senior Center.
Sue Reich is a quilt historian and lecturer who has been the head of the Connecticut Quilt Search Project for the past 10 years. She is a co-author for "Quilts and Quiltmakers Covering Connecticut," the documentation book of Connecticut quilts. In 2007, she compiled two books "Quilting News of Yesteryear: 1,000 Pieces and Counting" and Quilting News of Yesteryear: Crazy as a Bed-Quilt." She lectures widely on World War II quilts, Connecticut quilts, Crazy quilts, Multitudinous Pieced quilts, and floral quilts. Her extensive collection of World War II quilts has been exhibited at the Quilter's Hall of Fame, the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oakridge, TN, and the New England Quilt Museum. (Click to visit Sue's Website)