Why You Should Register...
🔸Discover 12 popular African patterns.
🔸Create a quilt using these 12 blocks.
🔸Learn the meanings and stories behind the patterns and share the African stories behind them.
🔸Get a FREE E-book on indigenous African fabrics.
🔸Increase your knowledge about Africa, her fabrics and culture.
An exploration of the similarities between African patterns popular across African tribes and quilting patterns, based on the premise that African slaves translated cultural patterns to fabric.
I share the stories and African cultural perspective of the 12 patterns that closely resemble traditional quilting patterns.
Africa and Quilting!
My curiosity was piqued when I heard theory that a number of quilting block patterns had their roots in Africa.
I was able to find more than 12 patterns that closely resembled each other.
In this mini-course, I place these African and quilting patterns side by side and go further to share the meanings of the African patterns.