Hexagon or EPP Quilts - Vintage and Repro
These are hexagon or other English paper pieced quilts that are either antique or made to look antique by fabric, color or style choices.
Grandmother's flower garden
made by Maria Hester Monroe Gouverneur - she became the first daughter of a president to be married in the White House. Unfortunately the quilt was never finished. It is believed it may have been started around the time of her marriage which was in 1820. Her father John Monroe became the fifth President of the United States in 1817. From "Quilts from Virginia 1607-1899 The Birth of America Through the Eye of a Needle".
A Marriage in the White House. From the book '"Quilts from Virginia" 1607-1899 The Birth of America Through the Eye of a Needle'
A Marriage in the White House - Welcome to Precious Time
Grandmother's Flower Garden, hexagon, Quilt Index Record: 4D-85-1D4; R.I. Quilt Project; 82.25" x 101"; moderate use; center of each block tacked to brown sheet that protrudes on either side, finished 1980; 1850-75 or 1846-70; blocks: 7.5"; cotton & sateen, English template piecing; brown cotton sheet backing; no batting; quilting - stitched in ditch on center of each hexagon, made by Lydia Braman Peabody
Vintage Grandma's Garden Quilt 1920's. Click on the image for more information.
Antique Vtg Flower Garden Hand Pieced Quilt Top Prettiest Amazing Colors Fabrics | eBay
Grandmother's Flower Garden, Circa 1870-1890, Ohaio, Wool, The James Collection. Spectacular color!
Seller says 'This pretty Grandmothers Flower Garden quilt top reminds me of Easter eggs! With all the bright sunny pastels and colors this one will get you ready for spring! A huge assortment of beautiful 60's and 70's polyester fabrics make up the garden. Lots of interesting ones in there.'
Large 30s Vintage Grandmother's Flower Garden Antique Quilt TOP | eBay