Cranford History

Community Quilting

Community Quilting is the term used when groups of people come together to create either a quilt or many quilts for a specific purpose.  If you are interested in exploring information about quilt making history consider visiting the Quilt Index site, which links images from a vast array of quilt collections.

Cranford has several important Community Quilts on display at various locations.  These works of art were developed under the direction of Ellen Hess, a local textile artist, who lead different teams of community quilters in developing the block designs and execution of the final quilt.

Not yet depicted below:

The Township’s full quilt (only  the Library Block appears below)  this Quilt is on display in the Township Administration Building.

The Children’s Book Quilt which is on display in the Cranford Public Library Children’s Room.




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