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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #3

August 13, 1933 Block #3 - The Narcissus (text) The narcissus, No.3, of the modernistic flower quilt, reputedly is named after the legendary Narcissus, who fell in love with his reflection in a pol - and if he was as handsome as the flower it was no great wonder. The two flowers are yellow and… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #3

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt

Nancy Page was the pseudonym used by Florence La Genke Harris on her daily household columns in some newspapers starting in 1927. She was one of several different serialized quilt block designers. I personally really like how hers were presented in a "quilt club" format, as if we were all invited to a social event… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #2

August 20, 1933 Block #2 - The Water Lily (text) Blck No. 2 of the modernistic flower quilt presents the water lily - the lotus of the east and a flower of legend in every land. In any of its natural colors this blossom is less vivid than most which will appear on the completed… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #2