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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #14

October 29, 1933 Block No. 14 - The Pansy (text) The pansy, No. 14 of the Modernistic Flower Quilt, is a more modest flower in nature than it need appear on the quilt. It has been made large enough to compete with more flamboyant blossoms and to give its own attractiveness a fair showing. For… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #14

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #13

October 22, 1933 Block No. 13 - The Calla Lily (text) Block No. 13 of the Modernistic Flower Quilt presents the Calla Lily, another light-colored flower and a very stately one. This, if any of the light blossoms, may be pure white, but here again a very light cream will give the same effect and… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #13

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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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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

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #10

October 1, 1933 Block No. 10 - The Bluebell (text) Modernistic or no modernistic, you can take no color liberties with a flower whose name proclaims its hue as definitely as the bluebell’s does. This is block No. 10 of The Modernistic Flower Quilt and presents, incidentally, the only blue flower on the entire coverlet.… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #10