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The Art of Hawaiian Quilting

Kapa kuiki, or Hawaiian quilts, have a storied lineage in the islands. Local quiltmakers keep the tradition of this instantly recognizable aesthetic alive with vibrant, custom creations.

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The Art of Hawaiian Quilting
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    Where to Find Handcrafted Hawaiian Quilts

    Where to Find Handcrafted Hawaiian Quilts

    Kapa kuiki, or Hawaiian quilts, have a storied lineage in the islands. Local quiltmakers keep the tradition of this instantly recognizable aesthetic …

    Art of the Stitch

    Art of the Stitch

    Hawaiian quilts embody treasured memories from Hawai‘i’s storied history and remind us of the value of craftsmanship. Text ByJade Snow Images ByJohn …

    Creation of Kapa

    Creation of Kapa

    Through deep research and a passion for the practice, kapamakers continue to untangle, demystify, and reclaim the nearly forgotten artform of …

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