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It may be a trip through the garden using stepping stones or it might be the long journey west in a covered wagon.

Women might well have dreamed of traveling as they were sewing on this quilt.

When Marie Webster wrote the first known book on quilting in 1915 she referred to the Jacob's Ladder pattern in this way, "The bold and rather heavy design known as 'Jacobs Ladder' is a good example of a pieced quilt." She showed a black and white picture of this pattern with the caption, "One of the most striking quilts having Biblical names." Biblical names were often used for quilts in a time when reading the Bible each day was a part of family life.

The quilt block pictured just below is much like the example Marie Webster displayed in her book.

At daybreak the woman went back to the house where her master was staying, fell down at the door and lay there until daylight.

Do not spare them, but kill both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.' " Another gruesome verse to make the list was Psalm 137, which celebrates this terrible revenge: "Happy is he who repays you for what you have done to us / He who seizes your infants and dashes them against the rocks." A more controversial inclusion was that of St Paul's thoughts on homosexuality, from Romans , currently an extremely divisive matter with the Anglican church: "In the same way also the men, giving up natural intercourse with women, were consumed with passion for one another.

Men committed shameless acts with men and received in their own persons the due penalty for their error." Others on the list included God's test of Abraham in Genesis 22, in which Abraham is made to offer his son Isaac as a sacrifice; this endorsement of female subservience in Ephesians , "Wives, submit to you husbands as to the Lord"; and similar advice for slaves in 1 Peter : "Slaves, submit yourselves to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the cruel." Simon Jenkins, editor of, said the idea behind the web poll was to make people think about the dangers of selectively quoting from the bible.

A commemorative pattern like this reveals the importance the Underground Railroad had to people not only during the time it helped slaves escape but for many, many years after the Civil War.

2004 Judy Anne Breneman (Do not reproduce any material from this site without permission from the author.) Thank you to The Quilt Complex for giving permission to show you the quilt at the top of this page.