Stunning Quilts


Stunning Quilts

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Vintage string quilt

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Quilting by Judi Madsen of Green Fairy Quilts

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Bitter Sweet Dear Jane quilt (Japan): "Memory of the Color of Water"

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"African Collage" from Kaffe Fasset's Shots and Stripes

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Sylvia's Bridal Sampler, 98 x 98", by Christine Taylor, 2013 DVQG. Photo by Quilt inspiration.

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Whirling Nine Patch quilt, c. 1900, maker and region unknown. In the "Maverick Quilts" exhibit at the National Cowgirl Museum (Texas). Photo by Jean Demeter.

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

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

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Farmer's Wife Quilt. "Tracking the 6" Bear Paw" by Sharon Mayer, quilted by Jessica (Jones) Gamez. 2013 AZQG. Photo by Quilt Inspiration

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Black and white bargello, close up, posted by Kay Lynne at Kay's Quiltz. Diamond's Jubilee pattern by Nancy A. Smith

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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.

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  • Lauren Thomas
    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. :)

  • Susan Taylor
    Susan Taylor

    I remember your grandfather kept it in a cedar chest and would take it out occasionally for all of us to admire. It was a family heirloom. So glad the Shelborne Museum is able to care for it. It was originally a wedding gift from Ella Chase to her cousin Minnie Hennigan Chapman. She lived in Derby Line, VT.

THE SPIRIT OF MOTHER EARTH Sharon Schamber

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Secondhand Rose by Tom Russell

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Double Hexagon Quilt from FISHER HERITAGE.

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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."

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Japanese quilt with elaborate applique, posted at Seams French: Alsace Quilts 2012

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"Antique Wedding Sampler Revisited" by Di Ford. Posted at Seams French: Alsace Quilts

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Close-up, "Antique Wedding Sampler Revisited" by Di Ford. Posted at Seams French: Alsace Quilts. Posted at Seams French: Alsace Quilts

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

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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.

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Hexagon quilt by Albert Small, early 20th century, made with 1/2" English paper pieced hexagons. Posted by the Appalachian Center for Crafts Fiber Department

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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.

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'Val's 60th' quilt by Val Williams. 2nd prize, 2008 Auckland Patchworkers and Quilters Guild (NZ)

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'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.

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'Spring is in the Air' by Pamela Groube. 2009 Auckland Patchworkers and Quilters Guild.

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