Saturday, September 21, 2013

19th-Century Repros From the Competition

If you are looking for inspiration for 19th-century reproductions check out this book: 

The Blue and the Gray: Quilt Patterns using Civil War Fabrics by Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene.
Mary and Connie are from Country Threads in Iowa, a great shop and a good source for reproduction fabrics.

Here are a few of their quilts.

On the theme of blue and gray they interpret quilts
right up to the end of the century
when grayed-blues and gray prints were so popular with quilters.


WoolenSails said...

Beautiful patterns, but I am finding my piecing skills are lacking;) I think folk art and scrap quilting seem to be my specialty.


Rosa said...

Simply stunning.Love all about them,designs,fabrics.Thanks for sharing.

Bed, breakfast en quilts said...

Why do we have to work, I could easily fill miy days making quilts like those you showed from the book!

Terrie said...

I bought this about a month ago and want to make every quilt! They are all so beautiful and inspiring.

challenge coins said...

What a great visit and you are all looking so happy ...we sure do miss seeing you as often though