Detroit's Biggest Quilting Party

November 26, 1933
Detroit News Quilt History Project; Michigan State University Museum; Susan Salser; Quilts and Health
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Rotogravure Section of The Detroit News featuring photos from the Detroit News Quilting Contest and Show.
Detroit’s Biggest Quilting Party

THERE were always crowds before the entry that won the grand prize. It is the work of Mrs. Arthur Fisher, of Romulus, Mich., and is a horoscope design. Background, connecting stripes and signs of Zodiac worked in white and blue, with stars of pastel.
—News Staff Photos

At The Detroit News Quilt Exhibit in the Armory. Hundreds of women examined and exlaimed in admiration over the fine needlework and designs of the many entries.

Edith B. Crumb, Detroit News Staff (beauty in the home department) and director of the quilting party.

This is Beatrice who read the letters on the Quilt Club Show on WWJ.

Men as well as women entered examples of their needlework. Among them C.L. Heindel, who learned quilting on a doctor's orders during an illness some years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Heindel with the quilt he made and entered in the contest.

Courtesy of The Detroit News Archives.

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