Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Yankee Diary: Susan B Anthony's Star


Denniele's Block #2
with a ghostly Susan B

March 8 is International Women's Day so we're celebrating today
with Block #2 from the Yankee Diary Quilt, Susan B.'s Star.



In the 1870s Susan B. Anthony was tried in the Canandaigua New York Courthouse for "knowingly voting without having a lawful right to vote." Carrie Richards, our Yankee Diarist, was living nearby at the time and undoubtedly well aware of the trial, which received national attention.

Read more about the Canandaigua trial here:
http://grandmotherschoice.blogspot.com/2012/11/10-new-york-susan-b-anthony-breaks-law.html


Daisyusanh posted her red,white & blue block on Instagram.
#yankeediaryquilt

Danice

Jeanne

Terry

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6 comments:

Jeanne said...

ALL persons!! :)

(My star is "quaint", I was sick last week!)

Barbara Brackman said...

He does have a wiggle. I think Terry said hers was tiptoeing. The fact that they have "feet" and "arms" makes them take on personalities. This is a primitive style quilt, don't worry.

Jeanne said...

Hah, yes: that's why it's that way -- it's SUPPOSED to be primitive :)

Danice said...

All looking so good. Thank you for including my block in this post. Looking forward to the next block.

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