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Thread: Any really old pictures in your archives?

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    Super Member janice4's Avatar
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    I have been collecting some old sewing/ quilting photos from sites on line and wanted to share them with you.
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    Senior Member Andii's Avatar
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    Thanks for posting these, Janice. I love old pictures. I can't imagine how they could do such lovely work with poor lighting and so much other stuff to do.
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    This is so special!

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    GREAT pictures...really enjoyed seeing those!

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    I love these pictures. My grandmothers quilted this way - the frame took up so much room - but it was their social time. Great memories.

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    I love your pictures. I also have a picture of some ladies at a quilting bee. My great grandmother that I was named after is in the photo, (unfortunately she was not quilting at the time of the photo, but standing on the right in the back) I really love this photo. Really gives me that connection with my great grandmother.

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    my great grandmother standing far right in the back
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    I love these old pictures!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaynie
    I love your pictures. I also have a picture of some ladies at a quilting bee. My great grandmother that I was named after is in the photo, (unfortunately she was not quilting at the time of the photo, but standing on the right in the back) I really love this photo. Really gives me that connection with my great grandmother.
    that is so cool that gramma is in the picture ;):)

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    thank you i love looking at old picture of quilting and set back thinking how they all get to together and help each other very nice

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    What cool old pics. I always wondered why no one smiles in them.

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    Love the pictures. Boy, it would be great if you could scan them on fabric and make something!

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    wow what a neat thing to collect. love seeing the pictures

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    Thanks for sharing your cherished pictures. I have decided to add vintage sewing notions to my sewing rm decor. Its alot of fun looking for these items. I recently have really gotton into the history behind quilting, its really interesting reading.Yes makes us wonder why we need all the latest gadgets when these ladies had so little.

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    I love old photos, too. I would love to go to the Nova Scotia museum as thats where my ancestors came from

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    THey never smiled because they had bad teeth. That was a question I asked my grandmother when we looked over all her old photos.
    Quote Originally Posted by littlehud
    What cool old pics. I always wondered why no one smiles in them.

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    so nice to see

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    Those pics are very interesting, it makes you think how spoiled we are!

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    I think it is fun looking at how they sewed and quilted way back when. They didn't have the fancy rulers that we have today and they must have cut out the pieces for thier block with just a pair of scissors that weren't very sharp as there wasn't much in those days either. No embroidery machines and it was all done by hand. Great pictures, Huggies, Fay

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