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Monthly Mending ~ June 2021

This is one of those twist hair towels. I had found the button on the bathroom floor. Not knowing what it was for, I picked it up and placed it on the countertop. The next time I attempted to use the towel, it became obvious what the button was for. An easy fix. Boo-Hiss. Earlier… Continue reading Monthly Mending ~ June 2021

Newspaper Serial Quilts

The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #1 ~ Tulip

July 30, 1933 Block No. 1 - The Tulip The first block of the modernistic flower quilt presents the tulip, associated with Holland and spring and brilliance of hue. More than any other flower, perhaps, its colors vary widely - from white to the long-sought black of tulip-breeders - but since the flower is most… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #1 ~ Tulip

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12 Days of Christmas Quilt ~ Finished

This project was started in 2008 with the embroidering of the 12 blocks. The blocks were part of the 12 Days of Christmas Embroidery Club - BOM series from Grandma's Attic Sewing Emporium. Each month I received a kit with the floss, fabric, & iron on transfer to complete each block in the series. Sometime… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas Quilt ~ Finished

Newspaper Serial Quilts

Serial Newspaper Quilt Blocks

Some years ago a friend of mine gifted me some of her mother's crafting supplies and patterns. As I was carefully going through these riches, I came across three blocks from a quilt called "The Oregonian Modernistic Flower Quilt" designed by "Mullen" (I have not been able to find anything about this designer). After a… Continue reading Serial Newspaper Quilt Blocks