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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #15

Progress on anything slows to a crawl, if not a complete halt when illness visits. It started with a cold that lead to two complete days of sleep and the loss of my voice.  Finally recovering from that cold and returning to work... I came down with another cold, which also ended in two full… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #15

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #14.5

So my plan was to have the quilt top all pieced together to show you this past Saturday. When I was laying out the blocks to see how I would sew them together, I realized that the Balloon Flower was missing it's embroidery. Not wanting to embroider on the block after it was part of… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #14.5

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #14

Progress #13 It was time to finish of the pieced basket blocks for this quilt project. While working on the flower blocks, I worked from a notebook with all the pieces for the blocks tucked into each sheet protector.  The balance of the pieced blocks were set aside to finish at a later date. Then… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #14

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #25 ~ Marigold

January 14, 1934 Block No. 25 - The Marigold (text) With block No. 25 we come to the last of the 25 flowers that appear on The Modernistic Flower Quilt. The third syllable of its name sufficiently indicates the color in which the marigold will appear. The stitching on the blossom is yellow. Stem, leaves,… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #25 ~ Marigold

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #24 ~ Gladiolus

January 7, 1934 Block No. 24 - The Gladiolus (text) There may be dispute about the pronunciation of the name of this week’s subject, No. 24 in The Modernistic Flower Quilt, but there can be no argument about the beauty and brilliance of the gladiolus. The four blooms on the stalk in the design pictured… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #24 ~ Gladiolus