Blankets have long been part of the comfortable life of any modern person. Local Quilt Shop Day tells the story of one of the main decorations for any living room. This day is best spent in warmth and comfort, to please loved ones, watch an interesting movie and think about how to cheer up those around you.
In total, there are more than 5 stores around the world that belong to the global network and specialize in the production of quilts. They are handcrafted and are unique. Each element is unique and carries a certain emotional load. About the holiday learned quickly enough. In 2021, the governors of some states decided to recognize the official status. The date for the celebration was January 23rd.
In the 1700s, the art of quilting began to gain popularity. It was considered accessible only to extremely wealthy people. At present, anyone can start sewing by taking out old unnecessary things from the closet. Thus they are given new life.
In Denver, one of the top attractions for curious tourists is the Quilt Museum. Inside there are over five hundred types of blankets made in various styles.
- In the 19 century patchwork quilts were used to carry out the wedding ritual. Before the engagement, the girls wove them with their own hands, and then laid them on the bed.
- In the Victorian era, blankets were a way to show off your wealth and social status.
- Making quilts is a real art. They are made not only to keep warm, but also to capture important moments. Each piece has its own history.
How to celebrate
Head to the store and get the quilt you like best. They are individual, differ in color, size and other parameters. Don’t forget to leave your employees a nice review to please them with kind words and cheer them up for the rest of the day.
Sewing lovers can try to create a blanket with their own hands.
When is Local Quilt Shop Day celebrated in 2024?
Local Quilt Shop Day is observed on the fourth Saturday in January each year.