Well the dog days of summer have commenced!
Here in eastern Pennsylvania, the humidity is 94% already at
Sam had requested some dog quilts for this week and here is a top from my collection. It appears to be from the 1930s or 1940s:
The dogs are appliqued on sheer fabric that appears to resemble feedsacks. The blocks are not on point.
Barbara Brackman's Applique book indicates that the pattern was offered by Alice Brooks/Laura Wheeler. I couldn't find the ad but I did find this:
Dogs featured on blocks that were on point (diamond shaped) must have been a popular pattern:
This was my pattern:
If you have a dog themed quilt you want to feature on the blog this week, send me an email with the image: email@example.com.
Tomorrow on Tuesday's This and That we have a special photograph that Robin sent. I can't wait to show it to you!!!
Have a safe and happy day!