Born Again Quilts Restoration Studio and Quilt Gallery
4005 South Wayne Ave., Fort Wayne
Hours T-W-TH 5:30-7 p.m. Saturday 9-2 p.m. or by appointment
Revitalizing quilts one stitch at a time
ARCH Award winning facade made possible by a grant from the City of Fort Wayne.
Every quilt is unique. It silently relates the story of its maker and the time period of its creation. Many families cherish and pass them to the next generation. Others are relegated to the auction, the garage sale, or simply thrown away. I used to collect quilts in pristine condition, but I felt sorry for those looked upon with disfavor because they weren't in "perfect" condition. I have the patience and the talent to take them back to their former glory-thus "Born Again".
Orphaned quilt tops are a different story. They never really had a life. Perhaps grandma didn't have the space for a quilt frame, or arthritis took its toll, or simply she just loved to piece and didn't care to quilt. Whatever the reason many of these tops are in great condition- they never saw the light of day-just tucked away in a bureau drawer or cedar chest to be discovered after grandma passed away. The beauty of the quilt tops is you can take what grandma started and add your own creativity to the project. A time span quilt that can either honor grandma's original plan or dramatically changed to fit your decor and preferences.
Looking for a unique heirloom for that special bride or perhaps a vintage quilt for that special baby?
Check out the Antique Quilt Selection at the BAQ virtual shop
QCI: Quilt Crime Investigation
Lois Eubank examines quilts in need of restoration and tells what they need to be "Born Again".
Born Again Quilts in the News
Check out these articles in the local media about Born Again Quilts.
Read Journal Gazette 2010 Article
Read the Unique Holiday Gifts Article
On May 12, WBCL Mid-morning show host Lynne Ford welcomed BAQ owner Lois Eubank as her guest.
The interview may be heard on-line at:
Born Again Quilts specializes in hand quilting. It brings out the heart and soul.
The grand opening of Born Again Quilts' new studio October 20, 2012.