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Thread: Vintage Quilt

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    I make charity quilts and in our church closet we have some wonderful quilts that people just donate. I had to share, if any of you could tell me some information about it I would appreciate it.
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    I have no idea, but it is beautiful.

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    Wow!

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    Looks like someone took some artistic liberty with a Dresden plate...using a portion of one and creating a kind of blooming flower. Pretty cool looking!

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    It could also be a version of grandmother's fan. You son't usually see it with the stick part but that's what it reminds me of.

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    Oh wow, I love that!
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    it's a terrific pattern. don't have any info on it.

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    Lovely....good luck finding pattern.

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    Don't know the design but it is so wonderful for people to put in so much work and then donate the masterpieces. Quilter's are the best!!

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    So pretty!

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    Looks like a twist on the grandmothers' fan thing -

    Reminds me of those old-fashioned card-stock fans-on-sticks that churches used to hand out in the un-airconditioned facilities in the olden days ... especially at funerals (courtesy of the local mortician) and at weddings -- times when churches were packed and the air was hot and humid and people were under a lot of stress.....

    I may be mis-remembering my childhood - or maybe it was just a Southern Thing ... ???

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    What a beautiful quilt. Someone spent a lot of time on that one.

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    I love doing fan type quilts so I'm bookmarking this one to nudge my memory. Fan to look like a flower.
    Thanks for sharing.

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    Thats wonderful!

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    looks like a grandmothers fan variation...its lovely

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    Quote Originally Posted by CorneliaVa
    Looks like a twist on the grandmothers' fan thing -

    Reminds me of those old-fashioned card-stock fans-on-sticks that churches used to hand out in the un-airconditioned facilities in the olden days ... especially at funerals (courtesy of the local mortician) and at weddings -- times when churches were packed and the air was hot and humid and people were under a lot of stress.....

    I may be mis-remembering my childhood - or maybe it was just a Southern Thing ... ???
    I recall the same fans , so don't
    think you are mis-remembering.
    I don't know what the pattern is called, but I see some of the same fabrics my Mom and Grandmothers used in quilts, that were made in the 40's and 50's.
    Looks like a vintage jewel to me. :thumbup:

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    definitely a tweaked version of "grandmothers fan"....

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    Quote Originally Posted by CorneliaVa
    Looks like a twist on the grandmothers' fan thing -

    Reminds me of those old-fashioned card-stock fans-on-sticks that churches used to hand out in the un-airconditioned facilities in the olden days ... especially at funerals (courtesy of the local mortician) and at weddings -- times when churches were packed and the air was hot and humid and people were under a lot of stress.....

    I may be mis-remembering my childhood - or maybe it was just a Southern Thing ... ???

    I remember those fans too but it may be a Southern thing ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by CorneliaVa
    Looks like a twist on the grandmothers' fan thing -

    Reminds me of those old-fashioned card-stock fans-on-sticks that churches used to hand out in the un-airconditioned facilities in the olden days ... especially at funerals (courtesy of the local mortician) and at weddings -- times when churches were packed and the air was hot and humid and people were under a lot of stress.....

    I may be mis-remembering my childhood - or maybe it was just a Southern Thing ... ???
    I thought of the very same thing. Church Fans.

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    The fabric in the "fans" looks like 40's fabric. I would guess someone got ahold of those and then modified the pattern at some later date due to the eyelet fabric and made those blocks. Very creative.

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    Wow, so many vintage quilts showing up on this board. I love to see all of them. This again, is another beauty.

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    Very pretty!
    Love those vintage quilts!

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    What a beautiful quilt!!! Would you mind to show a picture of the whole quilt please?
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    Quote Originally Posted by granny_59
    What a beautiful quilt!!! Would you mind to show a picture of the whole quilt please?
    Granny
    I am lucky to have received this quilt. Just sitting in a closet.
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    Thank you so much!! What a fancy border...........lucky you and get it out of the closet :lol:
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