America Quilts celebrates the artists, the quilts and the powerful stories woven into them - examining quilts from these perspectives: as historical records, symbols of family and community, and works of art.
Description by PBS Video:
From the days of the earliest settlers to modern times, quilts and their kaleidoscopic colors have adorned U.S. homes. Follow the phases of quilting history and learn more about their unique symbolism in both the family and the arts. Artists who create quilts are as varied as the patterns they produce. Find out the secrets each one holds, then visit popular American quilt shows in Kentucky and Texas.