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Local Quilt Museum

Local Quilt Museum

About the Merit Badge

The Local Quilt Museum Badge is designed to deepen scouts’ appreciation for quilting as an art form and a piece of cultural heritage. This badge encourages scouts to explore the history, diversity, and craftsmanship of quilts through visits to quilt museums or online quilt collections, enhancing their knowledge and appreciation of quilting traditions.

Requirements

  • Research and identify a local quilt museum or an accessible online quilt museum collection.
  • Visit the quilt museum in person or explore the online collection, focusing on different styles, periods, and cultural significance of the quilts displayed.
  • Participate in a guided tour or a virtual webinar, if available, to gain deeper insights into specific exhibits or pieces.
  • Choose at least three quilts that particularly interest you and research their backgrounds, including the techniques used, the historical context, and the stories behind them.
  • Reflect on how this experience might influence your own quilting projects or your appreciation of handmade crafts.

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