Saturday, 30 April 2011

Antique Quilts.

Today I want to share with you one of the most beautiful quilts I have in my collection of antique quilts:

I bought it in Houston last year.
I fell in love with the crib quilt and then there was a big quilt with the same patern it was impossible to seperate the quilts.


the big quilt

This Book had a picture and info about the quilt.

Crib Quilts and other small wonders by Thos.K.Woodard & Blanche Greenstein

43 Sunburst
c. 1885 Lehigh County Pennsylvania 39”x 42”.
Thirty-six miniature quilt blocks,
separated by a blue cross and surrounded on
three sides by rows of variable star blocks and
on the fourth side with a birds in air variation,
form the basis for the design.
A bit crudely pieced and quilted,
but imaginative, this is a mate to an almostidentical,
well-worn quilt from the same area,
probably made by the same maker
for two siblings.
Collection of Richard and Rosemarie Machmer,
Now they both are mine.

Sunday, 17 April 2011

Darning Sampler

I have a small collection of Antique Samplers.

A few weeks ago I found this beauty.
from 1768
Maybe from an orphanage in Amsterdam

In the corners You see 1768

Sunday, 3 April 2011

Playing with Kaleidoscope Kreator

This is my quilt made from an Indonesian batikfabric

This I made with the programm from the picture above.

And a little joke.