Following the negative response he made to me this question by a jury of professional artists (painter, sculptor, artist, photographer). I would like if this is really necessary you can prove otherwise.
Here is a selection of links to artists, and I emphasize the word, which more than deserve their appelation. Like the painting is not confined to the decoration and utility, sometimes craft, sometimes art. The patchwork is not just for Christmas markets (and I love the Christmas markets.) Yes patchwork can be an art! ! That ... should have its rightful place among others.
and now admire these works ...
dijeanne Cevaal, one of my favorite artists:
So? ... What is your answer to you?
A quilt can be worthy of a painting not? ... If you're convinced, thank you to spread the word!