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Pictorial Quilts

Pictorial Quilts are quilts that use unique shapes to represent objects creating a picture based or illustrated quilt. Pictorial quilts are a style of Art Quilts that look like a photographic image or quilts that have an artistic image like quality. Pictorial quilts were created as early as 1795 in the United States.

Benefits of a Pictorial Quilt

  • Pictorial Quilts can capture a specific moment in time
  • Pictorial Quilts can tell a story.

Tools and Supplies for Pictorial Quilts


You may need these to start your Pictorial Quilts:

  • Basic Sewing Supplies
  • Image or picture
  • Fabric
What I Wish I Knew When I Started Pictorial Quilts

PICTORIAL QUILTS can be whimsical as well as based on a photo.



Pictorial Quilts Resources