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2022 ~ Project Wish List

My biggest wish (the one that I wish every year) is to complete projects on time (or early - this is a WISH list, lol). I would like to complete and post something (anything) in the Historical Sew Monthly challenges.Complete sewing Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt topSew The Oregonian Modernistic quilt topSew the other 2 summer… Continue reading 2022 ~ Project Wish List

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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

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #23 ~ Bleeding Heart

December 31, 1933 Block No. 23 - The Bleeding Heart (text) The bleeding heart, block No. 23 of The Modernistic Flower Quilt, in natural color is of rather anemic hue, in view of its name. you can inject iron into the three specimens pictured above, making the main petals dark red and the three pendant… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #23 ~ Bleeding Heart

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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