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quilty barn as inspiration for a quilt - love the colors and the scrappiness

quilty barn as inspiration for a quilt - love the colors and the scrappiness

I could look at this all day! Wondering - what were the original colors? are those line drawn border sections embroidered, inked, or printed? I the large ecru frame a patch? Or was it to be a sampler style inset? The quilt obviously grew - what stages of life are represented by the additions? Why were they made off center? Mary (Good) Best. Circa 1800 - 1825

I could look at this all day! Wondering - what were the original colors? are those line drawn border sections embroidered, inked, or printed? I the large ecru frame a patch? Or was it to be a sampler style inset? The quilt obviously grew - what stages of life are represented by the additions? Why were they made off center? Mary (Good) Best. Circa 1800 - 1825

Luminosity Puzzle Quilt by Paula Nadelstern  “A Puzzle Quilt is a sampler quilt with a secret: each block is design is used twice.  By using totally different fabric combinations, the quilter creates the illusion that each block is unique.  The ‘puzzle’ is to pick out which blocks are the same.”  — Paula Nadelstern

Luminosity Puzzle Quilt by Paula Nadelstern “A Puzzle Quilt is a sampler quilt with a secret: each block is design is used twice. By using totally different fabric combinations, the quilter creates the illusion that each block is unique. The ‘puzzle’ is to pick out which blocks are the same.” — Paula Nadelstern

Our 2013 finished with a truly delightful day as the Sisters were joined by friends Anne and Barb and travelled to Castlemaine where we had...

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