Indigo Gives America the Blues, Modern


Indigo Dyeing & Printing Timeline

Indigo Quilts through the Years

NY Blue & White Quilts

Modern Indigo

Modern Indigo

Synthetic indigo continued to be used throughout the twentieth century, and indigo-dyed denim jeans, in particular, grew in popularity. Both of these quilts feature new and recycled denim, and "Transitions" also includes corduroy and other apparel fabrics in its Log Cabin blocks.

Click on the images to learn about these indigo quilts from the 1970s and '80s

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