Here's another little Pennsylvania 'Dutch' project I made in my February 'theme'.
I chose a simple 4 patch to experiment with these colors. It's 'outside of the box' for me and for that reason was really fun to do.
|20" x 24"|
It's so much fun to say something is 'done'. I say it at each stage along the quilt creation highway.., " I'm done cutting those blasted triangles" or "At last the top is done". But as our realtor once said about houses - there's Sold and there's Sold/Sold. Only the latter is meaningful in that business.
To be Done/Done in the quilt world a top needs to be quilted or tied, bound and labeled. Sorry fellow quilters, but as Edith Ann would say, "That's the truthhh!"
(if you don't get that you are too young to remember Lily Tomlin's character, Edith Ann. Here's a clip)
So. Yes. I do realize these small tops I'm crashing out will need to be quilted and I love that part of the process, too, but right now I'm having so much fun making them I just can't stop. I promise I'll share them again when they are Done/Done!
Isn't this fabulous? Look how the maker alternated pink and yellow backgrounds for her 4 patch blocks.
This little quilt was published in Miniature Quilt Ideas magazine in 2005. Does it look familiar; green sashing, pink and yellow alternating background fabrics.....?
(Hint: Made by Ann Hermes)
|Mini - as seen by my thumb!|
Made by Ann Hermes
This tiny treasure was in the AQSG Silent Auction in New Jersey last fall.
Did one of you win it?
Recommended reading for more about Pennsylvania style quilts:
Quilts; The Fabric of Friendship, with quilts from the York County, PA quilt documentation project.
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