Historically Inspired · Newspaper Serial Quilts

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt Update #18 – Final Border

Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt Final Border The final border for Nancy Page's Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt was a simple 10 inch white border. This made the quilt large enough for a king sized bed with a nice "fall". Completed Quilt, side view, to show fall on king sized bed One 10 inch strip was sewn… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt Update #18 – Final Border

Historically Inspired · Newspaper Serial Quilts

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt update #17 – Second Border

Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt Second border The second border for Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt was the 2-1/4" wide pieced strip, made up of alternating buff and white triangles. The triangles being the same size used in the basket blocks. Nancy mentioned she "found the exact center of sides, top and bottom and put a 2-1/2"… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt update #17 – Second Border

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Border design

Nancy Page quilt club - Border Design As I was clicking the publish button on my last update post, I realized that that I had never shared the “Border Design” for Nancy Page quilt club, as published in the newspaper.  This was partly because I had not found it in the Edmonton Journal that I… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Border design

Newspaper Serial Quilts

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt Update #16 – First Border

In our last update, we had left off with ordering of more fabric for the borders. It arrived in a timely manner, was washed, ironed, and folded neatly. Then life happened, including lots of teaching, more illness, Women's running clinic, work, yard work, construction projects, birthdays, starting several other craft projects, etc. You know... the… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt Update #16 – First Border

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Workbasket – Blue & White Shawl

(AKA: Knitted Shawl. Very Small Diamond Pattern): Because of the first sentence of this pattern, this has always been the "Blue & White Shawl". Working from Victorian era knitting patterns can be a challenge for a couple of reasons: needles were sized differently, types of yarn were described differently or are no longer being made,… Continue reading Workbasket – Blue & White Shawl