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antique POSTAGE STAMP (Zig Zag Variation) circa 1880. Bargello variation. 76 x 94 inches. Esprit collection, at The Quilt Complex

"Homage", group quilt, by the Springwood Community Quilt Show. Exhibited at the 2013 Sydney (Australia) quilt show.

Pickwick Papers Crazy Quilt, Ella B. Chase, 1890–1900. Collection of Shelburne Museum (Vermont). in: Beyond the Bed: The American Quilt Evolution. Katonah Museum of Art (New York), February 24 - June 16, 2013.

  • Lauren Thomas

    That was made for my great-great grandmother by her cousin. It was passed down in my family until my Grandfather made the decision to donate it. :)

JoQuilter's Blog: Hexagon Black Diamond Quilt. "Each full diamond is made with 49 scrappy hexagons, all just leftovers from other projects or cut from my stash. The exact number of hexagons is ~ 4,900. When I started this, I didn't think that it would ever get finished... the hand piecing took about 7 years. The hand quilting took about 10 months."

Close-up, Japanese quilt, hand appliqued and hand quilted. Alsace, France, September 2012. Photo by Seams French

Andover Historical Society crazy quilt made by Caroline Perkins Blunt Kimball and her mother, Jane Blunt, sometime in the late 1800’s to early 1900’s. It is roughly 164 square centimeters and is made using a “Japanese Fan” pattern of chunky circles and bright colors.

Bertha Neiden of Lincoln, NE, made this 10,222-piece quilt between 1909 and 1914. Bertha was a seamstress , and the quilt’s wool fabrics may have been scraps from the custom clothing she sewed. It also may have been from cloth she brought with her when she immigrated to the United States from Russia. The quilt won a purple ribbon at the Nebraska State Fair in 1914.

'Quilt of a 1000 Pieces' by Betty McLean. 1st prize. 2012 Auckland Festival of Quilts. Double wedding rings made from tiny squares in a pixelated design.