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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #4 ~ Harebell

The Harebell  As the quilt club members assembled for their weekly meeting they heard the strains of "Blue Bells of Scotland." That gave them the flower of the day. It was Jeannie's turn to make the block and she exclaimed in pleasure over the dainty blue bells which Nancy had designed. She said she could… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #4 ~ Harebell

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #3

Progress #2 Progress on Grandma's Flower Garden Quilt seams to be moving along. The Fuchsia block was constructed the same as the Crocus block, by taping it to the window to correctly place the prepared pieces. This block, like the first one, doesn't have the handles.  I still haven't been able to get more of… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #3

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #12

October 15, 1933 Block No. 12 - The Daisy (text) You may make this flower, block No. 12 of the Modernistic Flower Quilt, a daisy with yellow center and cream petals, or, for the sake of adding more color, you may call it a black-eyed Susan and make the center brown and the petals yellow.… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #12

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #3 ~ Rose

 The Nancy Page Quilt Club had Just assembled when one of the members went to the piano and sang, "My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose." That started the afternoon and the hours bloomed with tales of roses even as the gardens of Omar blossomed that he might gather the petals for his precious… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #3 ~ Rose

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #11

October 8, 1933 Block No. 11 - The Camellia (text) Today’s block of the Modernistic flower Quilt, No. 11, represents a camellia. Normally the blossom is red or white and resembles a rose, but this one turned out t0 be a crossbreed, a study in pink. The bloom is in three pieces, the largest, upon… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #11