Modern quilts are not always intended for use as bedding, and may be used as wall hangings, table runners, or tablecloths.Quilting techniques are often incorporated into garment design as well.Quilting bees were important social events in many communities, and were typically held between periods of high demand for farm labor.Quilts were frequently made to commemorate major life events, such as marriages.He is the first Muslim actor to ever win an Academy Award.
After denouncing the Nation of Islam in 1965, he was assassinated by several of the organization's members.
The tops were prepared in advance, and a quilting bee was arranged, during which the actual quilting was completed by multiple people.
Quilting frames were often used to stretch the quilt layers and maintain even tension to produce high-quality quilting stitches and to allow many individual quilters to work on a single quilt at one time.
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Age: 50 Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America Profession: Spokesperson, Fashion designer, Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, more Credits: Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, Poetic Justice, How High, Why Did I Get Married Too? Step Up 2: The Streets Also Ranked #7 on Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell #43 on The Best Singers Who Only Need to Go By One Name #10 on The Very Best Muslim Rappers #69 on New American Idol Judge Picks Comedian Dave Chappelle converted to Islam in 1998.