Thursday, October 15, 2009

Quilt Festival entry




This is my entry for the online quilt festival hosted by Amy. I don't know really anything about this quilt top other than it was inherited through a few deaths on my mom's side of the family, isn't that sad? My mom is not even sure how she got it....I guess when you have several Aunts that pass and then your mom (my Grandma) gets their things....well when my Grandmother passed several years ago my mom got this quilt top. I just loved it so I stole it! I don't even know what the name of the block is, anyone? I did repair about 3 little areas on this quilt before I took it to my quilter, not sure what they will do with it but I can't wait!

I was going to post a few pictures of one of my quilts but H1N1 has been making a run through our house this week, I decided to pick this quilt because I already had these photos on my computer and decided to join in the fun of the quilt festival...most fun I have had all week with two sick kids and a hubbie out of town! :)

14 comments:

  1. wow - what a great quilt. i guess it is some form of fan quilt. it's beautiful! i can't wait to see it quilted either. sorry you guys are sick, especially with no hubs.

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  2. that's beautiful! I hope you post a picture when it's quilted!

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  3. Love it! I would like to go take a nap with it right now :P

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  4. Pretty quilt. Hope you all get better soon.

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  5. I love this, fabulous:)

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  6. The quilt is very beautiful!

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  7. What a great quilt! Someone went to a great deal of effort to make blocks out of the fans and then to use sashing instead of just making one large fan quilt.

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  8. Wonderful family heirloom quilt top!

    Hope you're all feeling better!

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  9. I don't know the name of the block but a good source would be Barbara brackman- she is an expert when it comes to naming blocks-and fabric for that matter- It is got fan shaped blocks in the corners. It is very pretty and a great treasure to have.
    I hope your house has completely recovered from the flu.
    Regards,
    Anna

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  10. That is a really unusual pattern and very pretty! It is a real treasure.

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  11. It is a beautiful quilt.

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  12. It's a beautiful vintage quilt. : ) What a special inheritance and family heirloom! I bet you treasure it! And, when you're feeling under the weather, a snuggly quilt HELPS! Hope your household is well by now!

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  13. Wow, the colors are super modern for it being older. Guess what is old is new again! I just love this quilt. I dont' know the pattern either but it is really unique!

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