Category Archives: Vintage Quilts

Slow Stitching Sunday

Remember this? I’m still working on it here and there. I’m getting close to the end and really want to finish it by the end of the month. I just have four more white blocks, the half claret blocks next … Continue reading

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Another Vintage Quilt

Daughter #3 recently sent a text from an estate sale and asked if I was interested in a quilt for $2. Um, yeah! It had a certain folk art charm that I couldn’t resist. My first thought was to take … Continue reading

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Next Hand Quilting Project

I’m ready to start thinking about my next hand quilting project. I purchased this top at an estate sale about five years ago. It had been basted with a very thick polyester batting. I brought it home and took it … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Seven Sisters

It is done! My first hand quilting finish since my carpal tunnel surgery last July. It is wonderful to be able to hand quilt again! I will say, this was a bit of a challenge to quilt with all of … Continue reading

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Another Fun Find

Hello everyone! I’ve spent the last several days visiting family and just got home last night. So, while it looks like I’ve been busy in the sewing room, those recent posts were scheduled ahead. I am very excited to share … Continue reading

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Work on Seven Sisters Begins

I have decided that this Seven Sisters Top will be my next hand quilting project. You can probably tell that this top has some issues. Those borders are very friendly. See how much they wave? And those “corners!” I decided … Continue reading

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New Vintage Tops!

Recently, someone on Instagram posted a couple vintage tops she had found while at an antique shop. She didn’t want them for herself even though they were a great deal. I commented that I wished I lived closer. Then she … Continue reading

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