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

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

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

Vintage Family Quilts

Vintage Quilt Series – Part 2

Over Christmas break I was so excited my mother-in-law, Brenda, broke out some of her family quilts. They are beautiful, and I am excited to show them to you!  Granny Hallum is Clayton’s mom, Clayton & Mary (pictured) are Brenda’s parents, and Brenda is my husband’s stepmom. Granny Hallum made several of the quilts I will… Continue reading Vintage Quilt Series – Part 2