Sunday, February 8, 2015

simple but effective...


This late 1800's quilt is positive proof that a design doesn't have to be complicated to be beautiful. It is simply a very large square within a square block but made up of four patches. It would look great remade in all sorts of fabrics and would be fun to try sewing without rulers...


Many apologies to everyone who commented or emailed me privately for my lack of response. After weeks of intermittent misbehavior, my computer died. The very sweet guy at Apple tried to explain what occurred. Seeing that I was tilting my head like a confused dog, he dumbed his speech down and explained that "something really bad happened to your hard drive". Thankfully, everything is fixed now...




8 comments:

  1. It is a fabulous quilt. Today's quilters stand on some broad shoulders.

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    1. Agreed and what a fantastic way to express that sentiment. Broad shoulders indeed!

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  2. I've always loved 4-patch quilts - this one is fabulous

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    1. You should make a version of this one:)

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  3. 4-patch scraps, poison green and double pink . . . what's not to love?

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    1. So timeless too yet almost a century and a half old!

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  4. Gorgeous quilt! You're right. Simple blocks can make stunning quilts.

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    1. This actually looks like something I could finish:)

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