The average american home can be difficult to describe. We’re used to hearing about the white picket fence, fresh cut grass with the dog — the American Dream, but what is inside the average family’s home? That is the more difficult question to unpack.
There is some pertinent information that has been gathered to better understand American homes though. The American home is a place full of items, with the typical U.S. home containing upwards of 300,000 items. With those items comes a lot of cooking, construction, and, most importantly, crafting. Etsy recently surveyed 5,500 of its American sellers and found that not only did 97% of them work from home, but 88% of them were women. Similarly, for those American crafters, it’s estimated that there are over 21 million quilters within U.S. househo