You might (or might not) want to pass on this tongue-in-cheek (isn't it?) perspective ...
There Will Be Pins: How to be a Quilter's
So your wife is a quilter. That doesn't seem so bad, does it? It's a nice
quiet hobby, conjuring up images of our sturdy pioneer mothers, keeping their
families warm and creating beauty out of old shirts and printed feedbags. You
think of plump grannies in rocking chairs, piecing a Log Cabin block by
firelight, cat asleep at her feet. An idyllic picture, right?