Why Quilts Matter: History, Art & Politics is an exciting and thought-provoking nine-part documentary series that will change the way you think about quilts. Uncover the unsuspected size and depth of quilt culture. Delve into the inner workings of the art world, explore behind the scenes in the quilt marketplace, and journey into the complicated, kaleidoscopic world of quilts. Explore two centuries of history, watch as women gain power from their handiwork, and consider the nature of art itself.

Why Quilts Matter - Quilt CollageFor an inside look at a highlight from each of the nine fascinating episodes of the documentary Why Quilts Matter: History, Art & Politics, please click on the episode listings below.

Why Quilts Matter DVD SetIn addition to all nine episodes, the two-disc DVD set includes exclusive bonus features, including:

  • The Swing
  • A Young Collector
  • Why This Series?
  • Dancing Quilts
  • Cheap Date
  • Judging a Book by its Cover
  • Antique Shows: The Back Side, and more.

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Price: $51.95

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