Beautifully quilted Laurel Leaves.
Wild Goose Chase in a patriotic color scheme.
Lots of feather quilting.
Well-executed King David's Crown.
This "Apple Pie Creek style applique quilt" was described as a pattern that "is unique in quilting history to the Apple Pie Creek area of Virginia, a Quaker settlement." (For more info see History of Apple Pie Ridge on Lynda Chenoweth and Mary Robare's Quaker Quilts blog here.)
The same red fabric was used throughout. Close straight line quilting in the border creates a stippling effect.
An Album Quilt from Windsor, NJ, includes signatures of both men and women along with symbols of the Odd Fellows (IOOF) fraternal organization.
An unusual roller-printed Oval Medallion Quilt.
There are stars on three sides and dogtooth borders on all.
Quilted in cross-hatch and chevrons.
Silk Four Patch with Federal Backing (back is folded to the front).
Gorgeous eagle fabric!
This Cutwork Appliqued Bed Cover has 63 blocks each with a signature. Names are attributed to New Brunswick, NJ.
Teeny-tiny stitches on the appliques!
That's all for now :)
Enjoy the holiday!
Copyright 2017, Barbara Schaffer