According to exhibition organizer Virginia Davis-Brown, half to two-thirds of the quilts shown each year come from Ypsilanti women. (The 2007 show also included a tour-de-force Aztec quilt made by John Cox, a retired Ypsilanti man and accomplished quilt maker.) Others come from Saline, Ann Arbor, and as far away as Northville.
The 2008 Ypsilanti Historical Museum Quilt Exhibit runs through Sunday, October 12.
[Originally published in October, 2008.]