Friday, January 29, 2021
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Only a year after the above quilt was made, this article appeared in our local newspaper:
And later this same year, this lovely poem appeared:
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Last week I got a text with a photograph from a woman in my guild. She asked about a quilt her cousin in Ohio had received. No one really knew much about the quilt and she was wondering if I had any insights.
This quilt intrigued me. From the initial colors, I thought it might be from the 19th century. Although flag quilts were popular in the early 20th century, most quilters used tobacco flannels. You can read about them here.
This quilt appeared to be pieced. I asked for more photographs and began to investigate flags. I found some good clues and maybe you will too.
It appears to me that much of this quilt has fugitive colors (colors that faded or changed with time--a clue about that is the khaki toned colors in the piece). One clue:
Monday, January 25, 2021
Friday, January 22, 2021
Happy Flower Friday!
Today Lorraine shared some wonderful photos:
Happy Birthday Lorraine!
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Monday, January 18, 2021
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