An Historical Discovery of Great Significance

photo of an ancestral quilt

A Texas man made an historical discovery when he uncovered a long-forgotten box of fabrics in his grandmother’s house.  Little did he know that eight quilt squares would be of great ancestral significance.  Jack was a direct descendant of Waubonsie, chief of the Potawatomi Indian Nation.  The eventually completed quilt brought him closer to his Indian ancestors. This article, shared with the kind permission of the “Quilting Daily” newsletter, originally appeared in Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting Jan/Feb ’20 issue.

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