The life and quilty adventures of a dutch girl in The Hague with a black and white featherweight.
zondag 1 april 2012
I love antique quilt tops ......
... but the last months I haven't give them enough attention. There are several treasures waiting in my cupboard, to be repaired, washed, ironed and get quilted. This is one of them, probably made second half of the 19c, maybe turn of the 19c. It's always hard to know exactly. The woman who made it never finished it, she used mostly leftovers from men's shirt, and it is completely hand sewed.
The fabric I chose for the back
And more reading Marne did send me this book for my birthday, it's a lovely book with very interesting information about the the history of quilting in the USA. There are always new facts and figures to learn.