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Civil War Quilts

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Civil War Quilts. Get inspired and try out new things.
This interesting quilt is made with the tumbling blocks pattern.

People have long believed that the symbols used in quilts of the South during slavery were actually used as secret messages for slaves escaping on the Underground Railroad. Come and learn the meaning of the blocks said to have lent the slaves a helping hand to freedom.

Hampton Ridge | Thousand Needles

BACKGROUND Block of the Month through Quilts in the Attic Beginning October 2013 – September 2014 Finished top at 92″ x 92 on 2/27/2016 Batting – Winline 100% Bamboo…

civil war quilting

My friend, Jami - from Idaho, makes the most beautiful quilts using Civil War prints. They have little bunkhouses on their property and she now has a personally made quilt for each bed. She has designed most of these lovely quilts and her work is flawless! Sit back and enjoy the show! This is her 16-patch/pinwheel quilt. I quilted feathers in the pinwheels and cross-hatched the 16-patch's. Beautiful! The backing... Borders on another quilt - ric-rac, ribbons and swirl feathers: This was one…

Sew'n Wild Oaks Quilting Blog: Country Courthouse

Hello Everyone, If you've been wondering where I've been, this explains it all. This quilt contains 81 Courthouse Step blocks, and 64 blocks containing five 9-patch units. The blocks finish at 5-1/2". I say small yet mighty. I'm going to call this quilt Country Courthouse. She is Cute as a Button's big sister. I enjoyed making the blocks so much for Cute as a Button that I couldn't stop! I started this quilt in mid-February. Considering how hectic my schedule is, I think I did quite well…

It's pretty... but NOT authentic!   My first dress was a lovely solid blue polyester that looked sorta like cotton. I put black souta...

It's pretty... but NOT authentic! My first dress was a lovely solid blue polyester that looked sorta like cotton. I put black soutache trim on it and felt "perty." Later I discovered that my choices of fabric and trim were completely wrong! So, in order to save you some aggravation, I've asked the lovely Jennifer McCardell Green if I can repost her awesome Fabric Overview! So here you go - a summary of how to choose Civil War fabric! ~Heather Which Fabric To Choose? In the world of period…