Workbasket

Workbasket ~ After Christmas

Previously... It has been a long time and I have missed you all. Every spare moment, I was working on Christmas gifts. Even going so far as taking time off work. It seems like projects always take 2+ times more time than I think it will to complete. Part of the extended project time was… Continue reading Workbasket ~ After Christmas

Newspaper Serial Quilts

The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #25 ~ Marigold

January 14, 1934 Block No. 25 - The Marigold (text) With block No. 25 we come to the last of the 25 flowers that appear on The Modernistic Flower Quilt. The third syllable of its name sufficiently indicates the color in which the marigold will appear. The stitching on the blossom is yellow. Stem, leaves,… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #25 ~ Marigold

Newspaper Serial Quilts

The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #24 ~ Gladiolus

January 7, 1934 Block No. 24 - The Gladiolus (text) There may be dispute about the pronunciation of the name of this week’s subject, No. 24 in The Modernistic Flower Quilt, but there can be no argument about the beauty and brilliance of the gladiolus. The four blooms on the stalk in the design pictured… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #24 ~ Gladiolus

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #15 ~ Canterbury Bells

When the group of Nancy Page quilt club were making the blue bells of Scotland for an earlier basket block there had been much talk of another bell flower - the Canterbury bells. They had decided that if that flower came into the pattern they would use pale lavender or pink for these flowers. The… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #15 ~ Canterbury Bells