Photos from March 12, 2015 Meeting
Had a great trunk show from our very own Betsy Koss who brought her collection of antique quilts,
blocks and several "Franken-quilts," treasures made with pieces and parts of very old and not so old great finds.
     

Right out of the shoot, Betsy displayed the oldest piece in her collection,
a signature block that very clearly reads "Betsy,"
She estimates it to be from about 1810.
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
   
 
     
 
Betsy called this one "Cheddar and Orange."
 
Those are 3" yo-yos in the border above.
 
     
 
Just for fun, we turned this Log Cabin quilt 90 degrees and got an entirely different look.

 

Here's a website for the adventurous antique hunter.

http://earlywomenmasters.net/quilts/


This particular pattern is found at the URL below.

http://earlywomenmasters.net/quilts/b/broken_dishes/index.html

     
 

Betsy's husband brought home the quilt at left
from the country of Guatemala
where he'd been on what Betsy calls "a volunteer trip."
Below is detail from a small portion of the quilt.
Yes, every stitch was done by hand.


 

And now, a little Show and Tell.
     
 
Eleanor LaVictor picked up these pieced triangles
from the "Giveaway Counter: -- and made a quilt top!
 
Above and below, a completed top from the
Round Robin Challenge last winter.
     
 
Ruby Parkkonen made not one, but two
Log cabins from 1-1/2 strips in her scrap bag.
 
By the way, the jacket worn by the lady at right was also a
Show and Tell, and is absolutely smashing!
     
 
At left, a strip-pieced quilt for someone's lucky grandson.
All the prints represent sports and activities he loves to do.
     
     
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