History · Quilting

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #14 ~ Forget Me Not

 "Oh goody, I am so glad we are going to use more blue in this quilt. I had some pieces left over from the blue bells of Scotland and I did want to have another patch of blue in my flower quilt." "Well, of course we could not have Grandmother's garden without the forget-me-not. To… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #14 ~ Forget Me Not

History · Quilting

The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #22 ~ Zinnia

December 24, 1933 Block No. 22 - The Zinnia (text) Block No. 22 of The Modernistic Flower Quilt represents a zinnia – not the daintiest of flowers, but one capable of taking any amount of color you care to give it. The pattern, followed in applique, builds up the blossom in four parts, the body… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #22 ~ Zinnia

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #13 ~ Morning Glory

 It was Dorothy's turn to entertain the quilt club. She had been talking to Nancy and had laid out the pieces for the thirteenth block of the quilt. On the work table were pieces of striped pink and white, pieces of rose and of lighter pink, of lavender in two shades, as well as the… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #13 ~ Morning Glory

Quilting · Sewing

Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #7

Jonquil I thought that I was further behind than I am. I finished this on Saturday and was feeling bummed out because I wanted to post a progress update that was up-to-date. I didn't realize that I WAS current, as to the weekly blocks that have been posted. That being said, I have missed a… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #7