Saturday, February 1, 2014

vintage beauty...



Am sewing away but on two top secret projects for other people so unfortunately I can't show what I've been up to. Instead, here is a beautiful antique quilt made in the 1870's and ripe for re-interpretation (or purchase if you are feeling flush!). Since I'm obsessed with sewing all my strings and scraps together to make fabric these days, those strips and crazy pieced flying geese are particularly inspiring...



12 comments:

  1. Oh my! This is so beautiful. Those tiny pieced geese really make it extra special. Wow!

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  2. I love this quilt! Thank you so much for sharing. Triangles On A Roll has a paper that makes Flying Geese AND braid on the same paper, and I'm trying to think how to combine the two into a pattern. You've given me an idea!

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    1. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

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  3. great quilt, i've never seen this pattern before. great hand quilting.

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  4. And here I thought Victoria Findlay Wolfe created fabric making! She would love this ~ so do I.

    Thanks for sharing your find.

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    1. You are most welcome! It is a beauty isn't it?

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    1. Me too! I love how a print sneaks in here and there...

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