7/4/11

A Little Star Spangled Quilt History



Amelia Fowler and Team Preserving the Flag in the Smithsonian Castle


In 1914 the Smithsonian hired Amelia Fowler, a professional flag restorer, to preserve the flag. With a team of needlewomen, she sewed the flag to a linen backing using a uniform network of stitches.

Visit here to read the history of the Star Spangled Banner - very interesting!!

Happy 4th of July!!

CGM




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