The average quilter is a retired woman in her 60s.
Premier Needle Arts conducts an annual survey of quilters. Here’s this year's analysis of their “average quilter.”
Has a household income of $65,000+.
Only 17.5% have full-time jobs.
Each starts 10-12 quilt projects each year. (Does not say how many are finished.)
Uses traditional style.
Spends more than six hours a week in quiltmaking.
One of 9-11 million active quilters in the US and Canada.
Who shop in their stashes lately rather than shopping for new fabric.
Something us fabric designers hate to hear.
See the survey results here:https://cialliance.wpenginepowered.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/2022_TodaysQuiltingTrends-1.pdf