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Thread: identifying quilt blocks

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    identifying quilt blocks

    I am researching the name of a block and came across this website...it is really cool...I even have a couple of the same booklets! So fun to see just how old these blocks are and where they came from!

    http://www.americanlegacyquiltindexes.com/

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    Neat site. Thanks for sharing. How did they make such complicated blocks without even graph paper, much less EQ!!
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    They folded paper into sections, cut the shapes, drew around them, added seam allowance and sewed together.

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    That was so fun to see. They were talented gals. Thank's for sharing.
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    Great site, thanks Jacquie!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mighty View Post
    Great site, thanks Jacquie!

    Ditto! I once was able to borrow Barbara Brackman's massive quilt block volume from a library. So many so very complicated blocks!
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    Thanks Jacquie! Great resource...

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    I have Barbara Brackman's Blockbase and I am amazed at the blocks our fore mothers made with no rotary cutters and either no sewing machines or very simple ones.

    Thanks for sharing the site.
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    Thanks..very interesting it will be a very useful site.

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    Thanks for the site. Totally awesome untertaking that she did.

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