Category Archives: Vintage Quilts

Another Treasure

My sister found this quilt for me at Good Will for $2! I love it! It is well worn and the fabrics span decades. I love this one block with the applique circle in the center. Looks like something I … Continue reading

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Next Hand Quilting Project?

I’ve been looking at my vintage tops to choose my next hand quilting project. I really love this funky top, even with the fading. It does need a few repairs. I pulled these words pieces of fabric. I think the … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Vintage Claret Stars

Done! I have no idea when this vintage top was pieced, but I suspect it was somewhere around the turn of the last century. It took me six months to hand quilt. It is done and washed. I used Quilter’s … Continue reading

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Thrift Store Find

While running errands one day last week, I found myself near a thrift shop I hadn’t been to in a while. I spotted this little crib quilt and had to bring it home. I love that aqua! And these embroideries … Continue reading

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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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