20 March 2007

A Quilt Called Frances

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Since there were no photos in my last post I thought I'd show you a different image of Frances. What you don't see is CarGuy in his bathrobe holding this up on a very chilly Colorado morning. LOL. What a guy! As always, the image is clickable for a large view.

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And just for Finn, I dug out a very old booklet that was published in 1933 and shot a photo of it. The rugs in here are made from strips of fabric and the designs are reminiscent of quilt patterns; there are several different hexagons and a hearth rug made from half a Dresden plate: all crocheted!



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8 comments:

  1. That booklet looks excellent - and it kind of matches the quilt in terms of nostalgia for the 20's and 30's.

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  2. Frances is beautiful!

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  3. It is a beautiful quilt. I wonder if we go through some proper photo processing software, if we can xray the quilt and get to see carguy in his bathrobe.

    I got that Optical Illusions for Quilters book from the library a couple of times. You are right, it is very informative and technical. I've seen the memory books too, and thought I should add that to that evergrowing to - do list.

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  4. The quilt looks marvelous. Hubbies are good for holding up quilts! I should ask mine to help me out, he's a foot taller than I am.

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  5. Frances looks great *s* I bet Grandma Clark has some good, sensible tips for making rugs. The book looks like a lot of fun.

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  6. Frances is completely lovely! I, too have had to double check lately the comment box default. Arrgghh... that's all new, don't know what's going on.

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  7. Frances is adorable. I love her.

    Rugs from strip of fabric . . . published in 1933. I didn't know the concept has been around that long.

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