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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #4

Progress #3 Last time I update the progress on this project, I had purchased 3 colors of brown to match the brown of the pieced basket blocks. I had run out of the original fabric and wasn't able to tell, for sure, by looking at the website. Since then I have washed and ironed all… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #4

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #6 ~ Pansy

"There is pansies that's for thought." Every member of the club which was making Grandmother's Garden quit had begged Nancy to design the pansy block. One member wanted to make it because she had some fast color print in lavender. Another had some yellow and black print she wanted to use. Dorothea chose bits of… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #6 ~ Pansy

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #16

November 12, 1933 Block No. 16 - The California Poppy (text) Block No. 16 of the Modernistic Flower Quilt presents a second variety of a flower already patterned, but this poppy is orange – the California sort – and the other was the red oriental. Justification for the repetition, if any is needed, must be… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #16

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #15

November 5, 1933 Block No. 15 - The Poinsettia (text) The poinsettia, patterned in block No. 15, will have petals of the flower’s familiar flaring vermilion and a center of warm yellow. Stem and leaves are green, as is the triangular piece toward the center of the block. The inset at lower left is likewise… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #15