Category Archives: Vintage Quilts

WIP Wednesday ~ Vintage Broken Dishes

Remember this vintage top? I was missing that one border and it needed it.  So I asked on IG if anyone had something that might work. A Good Samaritan answered my call all the way from Australia! She sent me … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday ~ Vintage Pyramids

The hand quilting on the vintage top is coming along nicely. It is fairly small, just 45 by 70 inches. I didn’t want to have to mark anything, so I decided to just quilt straight lines by eye. This means … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday ~ A New Project

I went digging through my vintage tops to find my next hand quilting project. I love this first one, even though it doesn’t lay quite flat and has some significant fading. I found this piece too. It would make a … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Indigo Crib Quilt 

As promised, here are the photos of my finished indigo crib quilt! This project had its beginnings in places unknown. The blocks were hand pieced and mighty wonky when  I found them in an Indiana antique shop some years ago. … Continue reading

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Vintage Quilts Part 4

I just realized that I still haven’t shown all the vintage quilts we saw on our recent travels.  I loved the wedding ring, the rings were very small! I always love finding doll quilts. This one was stunning! This one … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Vintage Stars

It’s done! I’m so pleased with this. It is my third hand quilted finish this year. If you recall, I purchased this top at an antique fair in May. It was a perfect stress reliever project to drag around the … Continue reading

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Slow Unstitching?

I’ve been working on cleaning and reorganizing my sewing room. It is a huge job. In the process, I came across this small top that I had started hand quilting a few years ago. I never got very far. I … Continue reading

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