Friday, April 21, 2017

Vintage Quilt - Friendship Garden

Friendship Garden
vintage quilt block
circa 1940s

The quilt has an interesting history (see photo below)

quilt history
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10 comments:

  1. Very pretty! That's a long time from the start until it was finally quilted!

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  2. Quilts always do tricks to my eyes. Are they supposed to do that? What should I look at? The octagon or the crosses?

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  3. Oh, goodness! What a treasure! Is Pat a friend of yours? I wish all quilts came with their story. I love that this one is truly a family tradition.

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  4. That is so beautiful, and even more so considering how it was made. Having a project that was completed by multiple generations is such a precious treasure.

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  5. My goodness, the history that that quilt has in it! All of those women's loving hands making it and the parachute fabric sets it over the top. That is a treasure to be kept for all times.
    Blessings, Betsy

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  6. What a great quilt with history! It is beautiful! :)

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  7. wow! Parachute fabric...that is amazing, and what a lovely quilt!

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  8. What an amazing and cute quilt that is. I loved the story of the maker and the quilt. Thanks for sharing Nancy.

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  9. This is one very cool quilt. When I get home I want to see if I can find the pattern in one of my older books or maybe it would be in Brackman's book. It really intrigues me. Octagons and pentagons and...

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