From the 18th century to today, quilting bees remain popular

Bee was another word for a party or social gathering, so you got a quilting bee.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QC Life) - Do you have any old quilts that your grandma or someone in your family made?

It’s a tradition that goes back a long time but is still very popular.

In the 18th century, women got together to share the quilting work.

Quilting was seen as both a necessity to say warm but also a relaxing hobby.

Bee was another word for a party or social gathering, so you got a quilting bee.

They’re still popular today.

QC Life’s Cheryl Brayboy was in the community at Sew Much Fun! In Lowell to learn more about quilting bees.

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