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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #22 ~ Zinnia

December 24, 1933 Block No. 22 - The Zinnia (text) Block No. 22 of The Modernistic Flower Quilt represents a zinnia – not the daintiest of flowers, but one capable of taking any amount of color you care to give it. The pattern, followed in applique, builds up the blossom in four parts, the body… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #22 ~ Zinnia

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #21 ~ Fuchsia

December 17, 1933 Block No. 21 - The Fuchsia (text) The fuchsias in block No. 21 of The Modernistic Flower Quilt are like torches held flame downward; the pattern has not been printed upside down, as you might imagine if you were unfamiliar with this head-hanging flower. The part next the stem is a deep… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #21 ~ Fuchsia

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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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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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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #18 ~ Dahlia

November 26, 1933 Block No. 18 - The Dahlia (text) No. 18 of The Modernistic Flower Quilt is the dahlia. Of the infinite alternatives in color the dahlia offers, many are barred to applique representation because of the complex mixtures crossbreeding has developed. Partly for their own sake and partly for a balance of color… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #18 ~ Dahlia