Quilting

The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #5

August 27, 1933 Block No. 5 – The Nasturtium (text) Block No. 5 of the Modernistic Flower Quilt pictures two spurred blossoms of the nasturtium – one head-on, one from the side. The first, at upper left, is in three pieces, plainly indicated by the pattern. Make them yellow, with the stitching and the central… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #5

Knitting · Sewing · Workbasket

Workbasket – Tying up Loose Ends

Last week, I mentioned finding another soft-book panel in my stash.  When I removed the staples and opened it up... it was a panel, but not for making a soft-book. While it is still cute, it is more for making a quilt top. I thought that I had already mentioned the finishing of the Dr.… Continue reading Workbasket – Tying up Loose Ends

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #4

July 30, 1933 Block No. 4 – The Oriental Poppy (text) This is block No. 4 of the modernistic flower quilt. The flower it portrays is singularly suitable for a quilt since the poppy is traditionally associated with sleep. This is the cultivated variety, the oriental poppy, and certainly its narcotic quality is not connected… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #4

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #1 ~ Crocus

The first flower used in the Grandmother's Quilt, was the early spring crocus. There was great discussion among the members as to whether the flower should be purple, lavender or yellow. Nancy had pieces of Peter Pan gingham in the three colors. Also she had pieces of oil boiled small patterned printed calicos which looked… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #1 ~ Crocus

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #3

August 13, 1933 Block #3 - The Narcissus (text) The narcissus, No.3, of the modernistic flower quilt, reputedly is named after the legendary Narcissus, who fell in love with his reflection in a pol - and if he was as handsome as the flower it was no great wonder. The two flowers are yellow and… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #3