27+ Best Quilting Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational quilting quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Quilting Quotes

The radical right is so homophobic that they’re blaming global warming on the AIDS quilt. – Dennis Miller

Quilting is like love. Enter it with abandon or not at all. – Unknown

America is not like a blanket- one piece of unbroken cloth. America is more like a quilt- many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven together by a common thread. – Jesse Jackson

Quilting is cheap therapy. – Unknown

Life is less a quest than a quilt. We find meaning, love, and prosperity through the process of stitching together our bold attempts to help others find their own way in their lives. The relationships we weave become an exquisite and endless pattern. – Keith Ferrazzi

There is no wrong time for quilting. – Unknown

Take your needle, my child, and work at your pattern; it will come out a rose by and by. Life is like that – one stitch at a time taken patiently and the pattern will come out all right like the embroidery. – Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

The whole quilt is much more important than any single square. – Rohinton Mistry

Quilting is a gift you give yourself. – Unknown

Much like a patchwork quilt, inspiration that stirs and motivates me is made of many things. – Robert Reynolds

Quilting is a scrap of happiness. – Unknown

I think our lives are connected by threads. We’re weaving our own quilts as we go along and it has been my experience that there are so many threads that connect people. Invisible threads, strong threads, sparkling threads, but I think there is so much interconnectivity between people and I acknowledge that and I see it all the time. I think some of that is divine. – Kathy Garver

When life goes to pieces – Try Quilting! – Unknown

To me, the beauty of a quilt or a dress lies within the stitches and the thought of the person who made them. When you spend time making something with your two hands, you impart love in a way that buying never can. – Natalie

Quilting with a friend, will keep you in stitches. – Unknown

Anyone who works on a quilt, who devotes her time, energy, creativity, and passion to that art, learns to value the work of her hands. And as any quilter will tell you, a quilter’s quilting friends are some of the dearest, most generous, and most supportive people she knows. – Jennifer Chiaverini

A day patched with quilting seldom unravels. – Unknown

We live in a web of ideas, a fabric of our own making. – Joseph Chilton Pearce

Each member of the family in his own cell of consciousness, each making his own patchwork quilt of reality – collecting fragments of experience here, pieces of information there. From the tiny impressions gleaned from one another, they created a sense of belonging and tried to make do with the way they found each other. – Toni Morrison

Quilting is sharing yourself with others. – Unknown

Any time women come together with a collective intention, it’s a powerful thing. Whether it’s sitting down making a quilt, in a kitchen preparing a meal, in a club reading the same book, or around the table playing cards, or planning a birthday party, when women come together with a collective intention, magic happens. – Phylicia Rashad

The white, the Hispanic, the black, the Arab, the Jew, the woman, the Native American, the small farmer, the businessperson, the environmentalist, the peace activist, the young, the old, the lesbian, the gay and the disabled make up the American quilt. – Jesse Jackson

It’s all a quilt of fairy tales with a patch here and there of truth. – Laini Taylor

Quilting is happiness, lack of it is sadness. – Unknown

He remembered waking up once, listening to the wind, thinking of all the dark and rushing cold outside and all the warmth of this bed, filled with their peaceful heat under two quilts, and wishing it could be like this forever. – Stephen King

If men can quilt and take over the kitchen, then women can pick up a wrench and fix a leaky pipe. – Hanna Rosin

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