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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #20 ~ Trillium

December 10, 1933 Block No. 20 - The Trillium (text) The trillium, appearing in block No. 20 of The Modernistic Flower Quilt will be more conspicuous on the coverlet, by reason of the contrast of its white petals and green leaves, than it is in the damp woods of spring. The petals may be white,… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #20 ~ Trillium

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #6

Heh! Despite a day of fever taking me out of commission, running a 5k, and a drive to the coast for lunch I was finally able to catch up with my flower blocks. For the Trillium, Mary suggested using a "beautiful shade of red violet" with "petals of red & white striped". Being that I… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #6

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #11 ~ Shooting Star

When the Nancy Page Quilt club met to work on the eleventh flower basket block they found Sally was their hostess. She laid before them pieces of figured lavender in an old-time Calico pattern. The colors were fast, a most Important factor in making a quilt as lovely as this one. Then there were pieces… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #11 ~ Shooting Star

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #19 ~ Morning Glory

December 3, 1933 Block No. 19 - The Morning Glory (text) This flower, block No. 19, of The Modernistic Flower Quilt, is included to enable the user of the coverlet who retires with the poppy to greet day with the morning glory. The cup is purple, its stitching yellow and the dots lavender. Of the… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #19 ~ Morning Glory

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #10 ~ Japanese Balloon Flower

When the club members entered Edna's home they found gay balloons floating around. They wondered whether she thought she was having a children's party, until she explained that the flower for the week was the balloon flower. Each member brought out her pieced basket block with the basket handle appliqued to upper triangle of white… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #10 ~ Japanese Balloon Flower