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
ANTIQUE VINTAGE RED & WHITE 9 PATCH SIGNED HAND STITCHED QUILT
It is a red and white hourglass design. The family that owned it was 93. The family said she and her mother made the quilt. The grandmother lived in IL. She believed this one is older than the other two we have listed; therefore, we are dating this one to pre-30's.
Grandmother's Flower Garden
In our family, Grandmother Ruth was the seamstress, and her Singer Featherweight was her prize possession. She passed along her knowledge a...