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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #8 – Bleeding Heart

The Bleeding Heart The eighth flower in the series of grandmother's garden quilt was the old, old bleeding heart. Vera said she could remember seeing it in the yard with the snowballs late In May. As the club discussed the flower they discovered it was a cousin to a much more prosaically named flower -… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #8 – Bleeding Heart

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #17 – Zinnia

The Zinnia Both the tulip block of last week and the zinnia of this week have been chosen for dual purposes. No grandmother's garden would be complete without these two flowers and since they come in such varied colors the quilt club members had a chance to use up scraps of cloth left from other… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #17 – Zinnia

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #16 – Tulip

The Tulip The Nancy Page quilt club met at Nancy's for the next to the last block. Her home was a riot of color for there were pots of tulips everywhere and that gave the members the clue for the day. "Of course, our flower is the tulip." On the table were bits or yellow,… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #16 – Tulip

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #15 – Canterbury Bells

When the group of Nancy Page quilt club were making the blue bells of Scotland for an earlier basket block there had been much talk of another bell flower - the Canterbury bells. They had decided that if that flower came into the pattern they would use pale lavender or pink for these flowers. The… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #15 – Canterbury Bells

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #14 – Forget Me Not

 "Oh goody, I am so glad we are going to use more blue in this quilt. I had some pieces left over from the blue bells of Scotland and I did want to have another patch of blue in my flower quilt." "Well, of course we could not have Grandmother's garden without the forget-me-not. To… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #14 – Forget Me Not