Vintage Family Quilts

Vintage Quilt Series – Part 7

Apple Core Quilt – maker unknown This quilt is a true treasure. While we don’t know who actually made it, we know it was someone in Brenda’s family. This quilt is depression era quilting at its finest. They cut every piece of clothing they had to make this quilt. ¬†Many of the pieces have seams… Continue reading Vintage Quilt Series – Part 7

My Quilts

Vintage Quilt Series – Part 6

I had to save one for last, and I chose this one! I think this is the oldest one out of all her quilts, and it is completey hand pieced and hand quilted! I love hexagon quilts, and they take so much time to do. This pattern is a variation of grandmothers garden. All of… Continue reading Vintage Quilt Series – Part 6

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I am now on Ello

If you have an iPhone, you can now follow me on Ello! If you have an android phone, then you have to go to the Ello website to view it. With the changes on instagram coming up, not sure how it will pan out, so I am using¬†other venues to view all my crafty friends… Continue reading I am now on Ello

Vintage Family Quilts

Vintage Quilt Series – Part 5

Since I had such a long delay in posts, I am treating you to a second post this week! I am excited about this quilt. It is the first quilt that is not “scrappy” in that it has a set fabric for the pattern. It appears that either she had large amounts of the same… Continue reading Vintage Quilt Series – Part 5

Vintage Family Quilts

Vintage Quilt Series – Part 4

  Sorry for the long delay between postings! Things have been a little busy at work the past few weeks. Here is another beautiful quilt made by Granny Hallum. It is a classic block, that she made a little special by making the start points all scrappy strips! This block is a classic Priscilla block,… Continue reading Vintage Quilt Series – Part 4

Misc Quilting Posts

Labels Revamped (some Spoonflower love)

I have revamped my label… again! Do you label your quilts or other various projects? If so, how?

Vintage Family Quilts

Vintage Quilt Series – Part 3

We have another special quilt by Granny Hallum. This quilt was hand pieced, and machine quilted. It is a beautiful hexagon quilt. I love that she chose white as the divider color. It really makes all the rich colors stand out. This is a large quilt for such tiny hexagons. I can only imagine how… Continue reading Vintage Quilt Series – Part 3