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Old 01-15-2016, 06:57 AM
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I'm looking for pictures or ideas of quilts that would have a German inspired flavor. I can recall a trunk of quilts that were my grandparents who arrived in America from Germany/Austria in 1903. After their deaths the quilts remained in the trunk and we were never allowed to touch them. How sad is that? Now I would like to make a quilt that might reflect our heritage. Where can I find some patterns or quilts that would have a German influence?
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Old 01-15-2016, 07:01 AM
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What happened to your quilts? I would try to find them. Just Google your search; German inspired quilts. You can also tap into the board search for members who may be German born or still live in Germany/Austria.
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Old 01-15-2016, 07:31 AM
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You could try contacting some of the German members here on the board. (Members can be searched for by location by doing an Advanced Search in the Members List) - here's the list of our German members.
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Old 01-15-2016, 07:44 AM
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get into Germany Yahoo and search for quilt images. You might find inspiration there.
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Old 01-15-2016, 08:12 AM
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Have you thought of making a family tree quilt showing where your family came from?? Just a thought.
https://www.google.com/search?q=fami...w=1015&bih=606
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Old 01-15-2016, 08:55 AM
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I just googled images of antique german quilts and german folk art and got lots of ideas and inspiration.
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Pinterest is your friend
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Old 01-15-2016, 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by tessagin View Post
What happened to your quilts? I would try to find them. Just Google your search; German inspired quilts. You can also tap into the board search for members who may be German born or still live in Germany/Austria.
Long story short the quilts are long gone as is the house they were originally in.
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Wow I didn't ask for this idea but thank you I have sent the past hour just looking at ideas for a family tree I think I just found my next project . Thank you
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