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Antique Wool Quilts - Beautiful antique wool quilts from the and early centuries. These wool quilts make fabulous wall art and add comfort

a wagga (pronounced wogga), is a traditional Australian wool quilt, often made from tailor’s samples or old clothes. They were made mainly during the Great Depression as they were a cheap, warm form of bed clothes, however the term dates back to the 1880’s. The quilts were called waggas because traditionally the backings were made from sacks from the Wagga Wagga flour mill.

a wagga (pronounced wogga), is a traditional Australian wool quilt, often made…

Grandmother made Waggas for blankets from Corn bags, threadbear blankets, and heavy fabric patches cut from old clothing, etc...

Grandmother made Waggas for blankets from Corn bags, threadbear blankets, and heavy fabric patches cut from old clothing, etc.

T-Scrappy Wools by Linda Rotz Miller Quilts & Quilt Tops, via Flickr

I have so loved working with my wools :) As I was piecing, I enjoyed remembering the clothes that these wools came from. Pictures and comments in Piecing 2012 Set

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