Quilts

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

Quilts

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

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Problems of Public Knitting

A man writes: My question concerns this knitting business, which the female sex has again taken up after a lapse of some years. I think the come-back of knitting is one of the finest things that has happened in this modern age. Besides being an enjoyable and quiet pastime for the girls, it is also… Continue reading Problems of Public Knitting