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Family Heritage - Postage Stamp Quilt

Old 01-08-2011, 07:24 AM
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That is just beautiful, and I love the precision of the quilting. I am an engineer by degree and I just love straight precise lines.
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Old 01-08-2011, 07:25 AM
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Wow! That is stunning! What a treasure to have from your family....and so nice that you were able to take part in its preservation! You are a very lucky lady.
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Old 01-08-2011, 07:27 AM
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the one inch postage stamp quilt is the pattern that I learned to hand piece on many years ago. My mom made so many. it must have been her favorite pattern. Of course she used old clothes etc for the fabric back in the depression days when I grew up.
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Old 01-08-2011, 07:32 AM
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Originally Posted by ann clare
Stunning. Thanks for sharing.
I agree. That is a beautiful family heirloom.
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Old 01-08-2011, 08:11 AM
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Originally Posted by RuthV
The quilt is very beautiful & impressive but can you tell us just how you made the quilt hanger?
I didn't know it was called a "witherspoon" but the "hanger" is really the top of an old wash stand. I have one. This is a low dresser for a wash bowl and pitcher used in the days before sinks in houses. There is a mirror in the middle of the frame.
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Old 01-08-2011, 08:17 AM
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Rnunu - I forgot to say in my earlier post that your heritage quilt is beautiful! and the quilting beatiful also. I treasure the bits of history we find. As someone here asked, you wonder how they ever had time to do this precise work and you wonder why they didn't get it finished into a quilt.
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Old 01-08-2011, 08:19 AM
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WOW! What a treasure!
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Old 01-08-2011, 09:19 AM
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Absolutly amazing, I have two from my stepmother and my kids each have one, they are now more than 30 years old. And still in fabulous shape
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Old 01-08-2011, 09:25 AM
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What a treasure for you to have something made by a family member of that era. Beautiful job of finishing it and displaying it.
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Old 01-08-2011, 09:31 AM
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I think G-G-G-Grandmother would be VERY pleased! She did a great job and so did you!!! You have made a multi-generational treasure for your family.
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