A History of Log Cabin Quilts

image of an early American log cabin quilt block

Even if you are not a quilter, you will most probably recognise a log cabin quilt. Basically, a log cabin quilt block consists of a small central square of fabric surrounded by strips of fabric.  These fabric strips grow longer as they continue to go around the central square and enlarge the block.  Read about the history of  log cabin quilts in this detailed article written by Barbara Brackman for Quilting DailyQuilting Daily is an online source for inspiring and educating quilters.

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