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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

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #17 – Lily of the Valley

November 19, 1933 Block No. 17 - The Lily of the Valley (text) The blossoms of the lily of the valley, 17th in the series of blocks in the modernistic flower quilt, are so tiny they have required exaggeration in size but of such grace that the exaggeration is worthwhile. Usually thought of as white,… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #17 – Lily of the Valley

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #16 – California Poppy

November 12, 1933 Block No. 16 - The California Poppy (text) Block No. 16 of the Modernistic Flower Quilt presents a second variety of a flower already patterned, but this poppy is orange – the California sort – and the other was the red oriental. Justification for the repetition, if any is needed, must be… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #16 – California Poppy