Category Archives: old quilt

Butterfly Quilt Finished

I finished and have shipped the quilt (see earlier post for back story) to someone I know will cherish it.  The finished quilt measures 56 in X 74 in.  A nice size to curl up under on the sofa and … Continue reading

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Old Log Cabin Quilt

Here’s the other quilt my paternal grandmother made.  It isn’t dated as the autograph one was, but I think it must have been pieced in the mid-to-late 1960’s as the other one was.  It was was quilted by my mother … Continue reading

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Family Autograph Quilt

My paternal grandmother pieced this quilt.  She pieced quilt tops for all of the grandkids.  Mine was a log cabin which I’ll show you in a few weeks.  This was an extra one, I won the draw.   It has the … Continue reading

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Rose Medallion Quilt That Was

This quilt is no longer.  I made it and entered it into a national quilt contest back in 2005 (I think).  It actually looks better in photos than it did in real life.  The roses, stems, and leaves are all … Continue reading

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Tree of Life Quilt

I made this quilt in 1992.  I combined two pattern – the tree of life (pdf file) and maple leaves.  I used the fabric from a madras plaid skirt/shirt I had and loved, but needed to be retired.  Sorry the … Continue reading

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Family T-Shirt Quilt

I made this quilt for my husband around 1997 (forgot to put a label on it).  He had all these t-shirts from Civil War reenactments, car stuff, etc but not quite enough.  I had some t-shirts from trips for meetings … Continue reading

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Sampler Quilt

I made this quilt several years ago and gave it to a friend (a nurse anesthetist I worked with at a local surgery center) who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  I’m not sure how large it is.  I do recall … Continue reading

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