Throw Back Thursday ~ Bowties

I’m taking part in the bowtie swap being hosted by Barb over at Fun with Barb. I love bowtie quilts! My very first hand pieced quilt was a bow tie quilt. The  blocks for Barb’s  swap are machine pieced.

Here is a quilt I finished a number of years ago with hand pieced blocks. I think these finished at 4 inches.

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The quilting was done on my 1955 Singer 201.

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My blocks for the swap are all finished now but won’t be mailed for a bit. They aren’t due until October but I always like to do them right away so I can forget about them and then it is like Christmas when they come!

By the way, as we are traveling over the next week, I won’t be able to respond to comments easily. I do appreciate each and every one and if there are questions, I will try to reply in the comments rather than through e-mail. We’ll see how that works. 

Linking up with Krista Quilts for Throwback Thursday

 

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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6 Responses to Throw Back Thursday ~ Bowties

  1. This is very nice. I made a couple of bowtie quilts years ago, that I donated to charity.

  2. Cécile says:

    Very nice quilt ! And very nice quilting !

  3. Kathy says:

    I love your little bowtie quilt. I don’t know that I’ve seen that setting before, and I like it!

  4. Krista says:

    Very nice! That’s a lot of work to hand-piece all those blocks. Thanks for linking up at Throwback Thursday today.

  5. Louise says:

    Sweet bowties! Have a wonderful, safe trip….

  6. Barb Vedder says:

    Wonderful bow tie quilt setting! Can I share a photo on my blog?
    Safe travels and have a great time.

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