Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Vintage Quilts for Sale - New Additions

Downsizing Vintage Quilt Collection -- Two New Additions

The time has come to reduce my stash of vintage quilts. Collected with joy over the years, each one is dear to my heart but now I must send them off to new homes.

Here are two new additions:(scroll down to see all available quilts)

Hexagon Charm 75 x 88 c. 1880

Hundreds and hundreds of fabrics of the era are represented in these hexagons measuring 1.75” per side (3” across) Only one brown print has been repeated after a great deal of examination by many study groups!

Hand quilted with double thread. She wanted it to last. . . and it has! Wool batt.

Backing is woven window pane check. Applied binding of same fabric.

Fabrics appear bright and fresh. I doubt it's ever been washed.

A very few brown prints have been applique repaired by me with original intact. .

The small safety pin on the   brown stripe above indicates the 'fix.' (original hexagon remains under the applique seen below)

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Anther New Addition

FLYING GEESE STRIPPY        71 X 86        C. 1900                                            $295

Vertical columns of  3" x 6"pieced geese  blocks alternate with double pink strip. Wide variety of fabrics of the period seen in both the background and the triangle portion of the 'geese'.

 Woven plaid backing brought to front for edge finish.. Hand quilted.              

The following two close-ups most accurately depict the color of the double pink alternate strip..


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 ***scroll down to see other (reduced) available quilts***

Dated Signature/friendship Quilt
Duck and Ducklings 
62 x84    Reduced to $195     $225

This dated signature/friendship quilt records the members of the Mannford Club of 1949 as seen embroidered in the center of the quilt. Each block was probably made by the woman who took the opportunity to embroider her name in a style of her choice.

Hand quilted.    

An opportunity for a little research?

Cross-stitched Embroidery Kit Quilt
Double Wedding Ring 
80 x 94
Reduced to $195       $225

This generously sized Bucilla kit Double Wedding Ring is worked in fitting colors of the 1970's, olive green and gold. It is dated 1972 on the back.

Hand quilted

Fine workmanship

I've shared my vintage quilts in multiple study groups, at trunk shows and lectures - really, with anyone showing the slightest interest in vintage textiles. My hope, as I let them go, is that they will bring joy to a fresh group of adoring fans in a new setting. They will spark conversation and study and serve a purpose. I'm freeing them, in a sense.
I'm sharing photos with prices and minimal data here. Please contact me via  email for more detailed photos or with any questions -- and do check back, I'll be adding more.

                                      TREE EVERLASTING
    69 x 73      
                 Reduced to $295        $ 325
                     Striking strippy!                      

 Densely hand quilted

Border! Berries!
69 x 73
             Reduced to $295       $325

Exceptional hand quilting - Fine workmanship
 Tan vine and leaves were once green.

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