Recently received "Elegant Geometry", an exhibition catalog from IQSC in Nebraska. Check out the exhibit and order the book for yourself at http://www.quiltstudy.org/
I have a very small collection of antique quilts and this is one of my best.....c.1840 Hexagon quilt that is very large! 114" x 128". Wide chintz border. Thought at one time I would count and photo each and every hexagon but haven't done that yet! The workmanship on this quilt is so fine that at first glance, the English Piecing is not apparent! Only close inspection reveals the TINY overcast stitches that attach each hexagon to its neighbor!
Antique Bowtie Crib/Doll Quilt- Starley Quilt Collection - Such a charming little antique treasure! The diagonal seams create a bowtie effect and you can never go wrong with a flying geese border. **And note, as I...
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