It pains me to pin a quilt from the to my "Vintage" board!
The quilts - Beautiful in its own way - A polyester quilt - Those were the days.
The totally mod string quilt arrived today, and it's everything I expected. Circa the top is made completely of polyester fabric.
Vintage Quilt Top Polyester Hand Sewn Herringbone Brick
Vintage Quilt Top Polyester Hand Sewn Herringbone Brick in Collectibles, Linens & Textiles Quilts
Wonkyworld: 36 Patch in Double-Knit Polyester. What to do with old polyester shirts.
Hattie Williams Jones - Nine Patch Quilt. 94 x 77 inches, polyester double knits, pieced. For her Nine Patch quilt top, Hattie Jones grouped four nine-patch squares in each of thirty 14 inch blocks. She pieced the multicolored nine patches and the two-inch royal blue sashing of polyester double knits. Hattie did not quilt the Nine Patch because she intended it to be used as a bedspread.
tied quilt, all double-knit polyester I've been finding a lot of wonderful double-knit polyester quilts lately, and there are.
Wonkyworld: Quilts 2 by Roderick Kiracofe
"The fabric in this quilt came from double knit that was left over from pant suites made for my grandmother, mother and me. This was in the mid - Cathy Nelson
Controlled Crazy Quilt Indiana, Polyster 100 x 78 in. From an Upcoming Exhibit at the Bellevue Arts Museum Bold Expressions: African American Quilts from the Collection of Corrine Riley June 14 - October 2012
Wonkyworld: Pinwheel Quilt posted by Bill Volckening
Sina R. Phillips (b. 1901) made this Crow Foot in the Mud quilt (left) in 1983 ofcotton/polyester and polyester. Phillips contends that "any colors look good together" and proves it with this quilt top. Born in Demopolis, Alabama, Phillips learned the art of "making covers" from her mother Ida Jones at the age of ten. She has since made quilting a lifetime hobby, producing more than fifty quilts in all.