I guess the “memory lane” applies only to some of us; all readers aren’t 40+ years old. LOL
Barbara Brackman has suggested using quilt contests as a way to get a snap shot of what was popular at the time of the event. Definitely worth a look on the 40th anniversary of a Good Housekeeping contest won by Ginny Beyer.
I am intrigued by Brackman’s conclusion: noting the dominance of white background and solid fabrics, she asks whether tastes cycle around. I am sure they do. And yet, no one would confuse these quilts with modern quilts.
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