Forty years ago in March, Good Housekeeping had a quilt contest. Nearly 10,000 quilters entered and Jinny Beyer came away with the top prize of $2500. Barbara Brackman has a wonderful article discussing the contest and how it undoubtedly contributed to the interest of quiltmaking as an art form.

Click here to read the article.

Star Members can learn more about Jinny in Show 313: TQS Quilting Legend 2008 and Show 601: Perfect Your Hand Piecing.


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