When I attend a quilt show and I am allowed to use my camera, I become giddy and take photos of everything I see that I like. Likewise, when I am surfing the Internet and I see pictures of antique quilts that I either have to have or have to make myself, I right click and save them to a special folder on my computer.
many times most of the time, I don’t write down the maker or owner’s name or the name of the quilt. If it’s at a show, it’s usually possible to take a photo of the display card or refer to the show bulletin for the information.
I spotted this beauty one day a year or two ago. And, you are correct, I don’t have any information on the quilt. Do you know the name of the pattern? It looks like an antique quilt to me. I’d love to make this quilt, and I know I can draft the pattern when I put my mind to it. But I would LOVE to know the history of the quilt!
If you have seen this beautiful quilt before and know anything about it, please let me know in the comment section below.
Yes, I have learned my lesson.
I love all kinds of fabric, except, perhaps, old plaids. My mom always dressed me in plaid when I was little, and I hated it then. Still do!
I love chintz. Big, flowery chintz. I don’t have any in my house, but I am drawn to it. Check out the beautiful rose chintz here at Style Court.
If you like reproduction fabrics, have you seen the website? Fabrics from any era, the late 1700’s on. Wow! I love the blue paisley, but I’m not a “blue girl” anymore. That was in my country days!
Now THIS fabric might appeal to you if you like Paisley! Pink, green and black… find it at the Interior Mall.
My absolute favorite place to shop for quilt fabrics is at eQuilter.com. I love how you can use the design board to see how well the fabrics you’ve chosen go together. Check out the collection of paisley they have at eQuilter!
Lots more beautiful chintz fabric is available at DutchQuilts.com. I love the reds! Mmmmmm, beautiful!
If you are a fabriholic, I hope these sites give you a few good minutes to browse. Or, like me, the entire morning!
I met a new quilt friend on a real estate blog site that we both use. Her name is Eula Lang, and she designs beautiful quilt patterns in Kansas. Her website there is http://www.ofonemindquilts.com .
Please take a moment to check it out. Here is one of her absolutely stunning quilts. To purchase the copyrighted pattern, please visit her site.