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The Quebec Quilt Registry is a useful resource to those interested in the rich and culturally diverse history of Canadian quilts, a history worthy of further research and scholarly attention.

In the 1970s, quilters and craft historians in Canada, and elsewhere, were reflecting on heritage and history, whether of settlement, migration, immigration, or resistance. This interest in ‘family trees’ nourished the ‘quilt revival’, taking the form of documentation programmes with both families and quilts recorded by newly formed organisations. The Quebec Quilt Registry was started in the 1980s by three Montreal quilters: Diane Marchand, who was curious about the number of quilts in Quebec which was better known for woven bed covers; “Freddy” Wilson, who enjoyed the never-ending stories associated with the objects; and Adaire Schlatter, who wanted to investigate the craft in the context of the French/English community in the province.

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Selections from the Registry
Registry number: 6012
Pattern: Sew by Row
Maker: Catherine (Boucherville QC)
Year Made: 2023
Registry number: 570
Pattern: Simplified "Ros...
Maker: Christine Edmond Ethier (Manso...
Year Made: 1933
Registry number: 4676
Pattern: White work sampler
Maker: Claudia (Pierrefonds)
Year Made: 2012
Registry number: 1163
Pattern: Memorial Quilt
Maker: Members of Hemmingford Women...
Year Made: 1998
Registry number: 146
Pattern: Hawaiin design, Mode...
Maker: Melinda Rolph Hooker and Annet...
Year Made: 1924
Registry number: 5995
Pattern: Création originale
Maker: Nadia (Eastman QC)
Year Made: 2022
Registry number: 254
Pattern: stars upon stars, bl...
Maker: Mary Folliard (Farnham)
Year Made: 1880
Registry number: 5246
Pattern: "Rag"
Maker: Liselle (Trois-Rivières QC)
Year Made: 2008
Registry number: 560
Pattern: Canadian Centennial...
Maker: Mary Frances Cowan Bailey (Ma...
Year Made: 1967
Registry number: 4274
Pattern: Mariner's Compa...
Maker: Unknown
Year Made: 1900
Registry number: 715
Pattern: Star of Bethlehem
Maker: Mary Ellen Berry Collins (Enos...
Year Made: 1970
Registry number: 391
Pattern: Drunkard's Patc...
Maker: Unknown
Year Made: 2020
Registry number: 5975
Pattern: Étoile de Bethleem
Maker: Diane (St-Eustache QC)
Year Made: 2018
Registry number: 2793
Pattern: Coeur en carre
Maker: Francine (ValleyField)
Year Made: 2020
Registry number: 44
Pattern: Unknown
Maker: Susan (Quebec)
Year Made: 1981
Registry number: 5232
Pattern: Cardinaux
Maker: Groupe des Fées de la Montagne...
Year Made: 2017

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