No more mailing your children to grandma…

If you are a quilter in the United States, or if you plan on mailing something to the United States, this might interest you.

In 1775, the first Postmaster General was appointed by the Continental Congress. That was Benjamin Franklin! The Pony Express began in 1860. In 1971, the United States Postal Service® began operations. 1982 was the last year Postal Service accepted a public service subsidy. That’s right – Not a single one of your tax dollars goes to the postal service! Translated: The United States Postal Service is no longer owned by the U.S. government.

And, it should be noted that while you can ship quilts, fabric, notions, etc.
you can no longer mail children using the U.S.P.S.

Really! You haven’t been able to since 1913. Don’t believe me? Check this out!!!

Now, this really begs the question: What kind of an idiot MAILS THEIR CHILD? Or even thinks about it?

Oh my.
Have you ever made a Postage Stamp quilt? If not, then go here to see how easy it is!


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