Lecture

70 Minutes

History Fans Join the Fun!

Studying quilt history allows us to have a better understanding of traditional patchwork and how it has evolved to the craft that we enjoy today. Gaining knowledge about history enables us to gain a better appreciation of quiltmaking and connects us to quilters of the past. Lori Lee Triplett is an award-winning writer who has successfully combined her passions of research, writing and performing into the quilt world. As a lecturer and instructor, she brings her experience from stage, screen, and radio to make the presentations fun and educational.

Join Lori Triplett for an hour of historical entertainment as she shares 25 amazing red and green quilts from the Poos Collection. The Poos Collection is one of the largest privately held quilt and textile collections in the world. This collection includes antique quilts with an emphasis on pre-1860 quilts. During Lori’s lecture, you’ll go on a journey to learn about the history of Turkey Red dye, why Christmas is now associated with this color combination, and where the color combination originated. The antique quilts you’ll see are all from the 19th century when Turkey Red was at its zenith.

What you will learn

  • Lecture includes a history of Turkey Red dye, why Christmas got associated with this color combination, and where the color combination originated, and the popularity

  • Lori Lee Triplett is an expert in historical quilts and the perfect guide to make the history of quilts come alive

  • Love antique quilts? You’ll love seeing the detailed images from this lecture

  • Get a sneak peek of 25 amazing red and green quilts from the Poos Collection

  • Includes access to course videos, the Creative Spark private community, and discussion with your instructor. Your course content does not expire.

Red & Green Quilts: Historical Lecture

View a gorgeous collection of red and green quilts and learn their history in this informative lecture with Lori Lee Triplett.