Grandmother’s Flower Garden ~ Progress #2

Progress #1 Progress on Grandma's Flower Garden Quilt has been slow. Initially, all the posts were scheduled to happen on a weekly basis. Then I discovered that the images weren't showing up on the blog posts if looked at while on mobile phones.  GAH!  Back to the drawing board... Additionally I wanted to see if… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden ~ Progress #2


Problems of Public Knitting

A man writes: My question concerns this knitting business, which the female sex has again taken up after a lapse of some years. I think the come-back of knitting is one of the finest things that has happened in this modern age. Besides being an enjoyable and quiet pastime for the girls, it is also… Continue reading Problems of Public Knitting

Newspaper Serial Quilts

The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #10 ~ Bluebell

October 1, 1933 Block No. 10 - The Bluebell (text) Modernistic or no modernistic, you can take no color liberties with a flower whose name proclaims its hue as definitely as the bluebell’s does. This is block No. 10 of The Modernistic Flower Quilt and presents, incidentally, the only blue flower on the entire coverlet.… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #10 ~ Bluebell


The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #9 ~ Rose

September 24, 1933 Block No. 9 - The Rose (text) Next in the series of blocks for the Modernistic Quilt is the rose, No. 9. This will be the red, red rose of Burns’ love song. Select a dark, deep crimson for the largest circle of the bloom. The next largest piece, overlying that, is… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #9 ~ Rose


Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – progress #1

Looking back at the post regarding the pieced basket blocks, I realized that I hadn't included the picture of the original column.  That has now been corrected and it is included above the typed text. I have been unable to get the Grandma's Flower Basket Quilt column to print out in original size. I couldn't… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – progress #1