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Old 05-01-2011, 03:53 AM
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I finally found a treasure at a yard sale. It is 60 x 92 and cost $5.00. It is completely handsewn the old way. No English Paper Piecing. The yellow color is much lighter then the picture shows. If anyone can date the fabric by looking, I would appreciate it. It was a church yard sale so no one knew who donated it. Wish I knew its history.
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Old 05-01-2011, 03:59 AM
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WOW, that is so wonderful!! Can't help you with the age though.
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Old 05-01-2011, 04:06 AM
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Without a closeup of each block I would dare to say the 40s and 50s but am not sure. Alot of these quilts fabric could be used from 3 different decades easily. Let's see what others think:)
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It's beautiful !!! Wow, what a deal :)
Is there any way you could show a close-up?? I can't tell from that distance.
I'm happy for you!!
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Originally Posted by dusty222
I finally found a treasure at a yard sale. It is 60 x 92 and cost $5.00. It is completely handsewn the old way. No English Paper Piecing. The yellow color is much lighter then the picture shows. If anyone can date the fabric by looking, I would appreciate it. It was a church yard sale so no one knew who donated it. Wish I knew its history.
It always amazes me what someone will sell for such a low price. A few years ago a family was moving and threw out three old quilts that a friend and I scooped up from the top of the boxes. Have problems posting pictures but I will keep trying.

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you found yourself one heck of a deal :-)
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Old 05-01-2011, 04:57 AM
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I'm no expert, but I would have to guess 40's & 50's. Seems like there are a lot of plaids and checks that I remember my mother using. I also have a quilt from that time period that uses yellow as filler. Just a guess.
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That is a beauty! Great find for you.
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Fantastic find!!!! its gorgeous!
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how pretty!
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