1930's Vintage Le Moyne Star Quilt
I have found myself collecting vintage quilt tops with the intention of quilting them. I must have about eight quilt tops and to date had only quilted one of them. As a result, I decided that I really needed to get one quilted to justify adding further quilt tops to my collection. I quilted the following gorgeous 1930's Le Moyne Star quilt which I purchased in Houston in 2011 for a mere $82USD. The quilt measures about 68 inches square. Here is a section of the quilt before quilting:- I…
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Isabel's House aka Eye Candy!
If you are regular reader to my blog, you know that Isabel is my good friend and partner in crime, I mean business. ha ha We have been friends for about 4 years now and we are true kindred spirits. Just yesterday when I went to her house to take some pictures, I noticed a barkcloth panel that she purchased on eBay. I bought the exact same one from the same seller. This happens a lot. She made me promise not to show the messy parts of her house. I told her I am an experienced not showing the…
The quilt on the bed was made by my father's stepmother and her mother when Grandma Ruth was a girl. The pattern is "Grandmother's Flower Garden." The folded quilt was a gift from DH. The braided rug on the floor was also made by Grandma Ruth.
Antique quilts from Kalona
I managed to fill the last couple of weeks with a big ol' project that put blogging, sewing, knitting, etc. on hold. However, one of my regular assignments was due at the same time as the big one and required that I go to the annual Kalona Quilt Show, so not only did I get a break, but I got to look at quilts. Norwegian Girl 1930-40s. We thought some of them looked a bit demonic Delectable Mountain My friend Holly and I went out one evening after a meeting and because I was shooting photos…
Vintage Stars Quilt Finished (Meadow Mist Designs)
I have finally finished my Vintage Stars quilt! I started this quilt back in November and had to put it on hold for xmas sewing. For this quilt I used mostly Scrumptious by Bonnie and Camille fo