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Thread: Two More Rescued Vintage Quilt tops

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    Two More Rescued Vintage Quilt tops

    I do not know exactly where I bought these tops, but I do know they were very dirty with no borders etc. I have learned to wash them carefully and to match the borders with the designs. I wish I could have afforded handquilting, but alas, they were longarmed by a lovely 85 year old woman Marie. They are full size quilts but look lovely on my queen size bed, the colors are just georgous. I have entered these in quilt shows because they need to be looked at and shown, people need to see this beautiful work from the 1930's. They are absolutely perfect quilts and I have no idea who pieced them, isn't that sad ? I hope you enjoy seeing them and that guy peeking out is my only surviving brother Norman.
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    Thank you so much for sharing your rescued quilt tops. You did a great job cleaning them & then finishing them too. I love both of them & you certainly have a treasure with the two of them. Good for you.
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    They are both beautiful!
    In my quilt lab!

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    What great preservation work you are doing. Thanks for sharing. Never have seen a butterfly quilt like that before. Very pretty.

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    What great preservation work you are doing. Thanks for sharing. Never have seen a butterfly quilt like that before. Very pretty.

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    The butterfly quilt is charming.
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    Beautiful quilts and you were lucky to get them.
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    Love to see old quilt


    very nice

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    beautifully finished!
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    I like the simplicity of the older patterns. Great quilts.

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    Two beautiful quilts.
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    Amazing, so glad they found you!

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    They are both beautiful. Someone took a lot of time and love to do all that hand sewing. Thanks for finishing them.

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    wonderful 1930's my favorite.................have rescued a couple myself......reworked best I could.wanted to keep them TREASURES FOR SURE
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    They are both so nice. I especially like the butterfly one from afar so you can see the pattern. So glad they have a good home now.
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    Those are adorable! you did great cleaning them. Give my applause to Marie!

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    Fabulous. Thank you for being a quilt rescuer. Hi Norman!
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    Such treasures, it's wonderful you were able to rescue them. Thanks for sharing.
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    Both quilts are wonderful. You did an awesome job rescueing (sp?) them.

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    I wish there was a "like" button on all these comments. I agree with them all .... thank you for reviving two more lost quilts so they can be loved once again. You did an awesome job.
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    I am so happy hat you saved these beautiful quilts!

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    They are gorgeous quilts. I love seeing old quilts. Thanks for sharing them
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    I love them both!

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