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This generous sized 1930's quilt ,,called Improved 9 Patch,,, note the curves that differ it from an ordinary 9 Patch pattern. It is in excellent condition. All hand quilted at a nice 8-9 spi. A varied selection of prints used in making this quilt. Love the shade of yellow used for the ground fabric and also used for the backing and the hand stitched applied binding. This quilt is quite large,, size,85x97 inches so it can fit some of the bigger beds if desired. It also looks good just used as a topper or even on a wall. It can brighten any room! From a Burlington, Oklahoma estate.
This attractive pieced and applique quilt,,, Tulips framed by wonderful triple sashing and then bordered by the flowing vine tulip applique border is a real delight. Bright colors of 2 shades of red, green and some gold/yellow included on a white ground and has cotton batting. Bound with the gold/yellow fabric by hand. The condition is mint and looks to be unused, and has had just one bath. It is all hand quilted at 6-7 spi and the flowers are hand appliqued. The quilt is ready to enjoy, is clean and fresh. Texas estate.
This visual blue and white quilt,,, which I was calling diamonds and stars, until I found the quilt pattern name of Amethyst.. A super neat pattern and with the 2 shades of blue with white. The quilt is in excellent condition. It is also all hand quilted at 7 spi. Love the quadruple border too that sets off the design. The binding was done by bringing the front forward and stitching it down by hand on the frontside. Made by Mary English of Rebublic , Ohio in the 1930's. I had another one of her quilts that was signed and dated. This pattern is a Kansas City Star pattern published on 2-7-31 or also called Star Diamond in the Needlecraft publication in 1932. Ohio
This attractive red and white pattern quilt, I call 4 Point Stars,,, or have found a pattern similar to World Without End so calling it a variation, so not sure of exact pattern name. It is in excellent condition. Hand pieced and all hand quilted at a nice 7 spi. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. The scale of the pattern is appealing,, as it makes a great wall quilt if desired or also looks nice on a bed. On the backside of the quilt, for the backing, used is a Nashville, Tn flour sackinig fabric with the advertising still visible. Champaign, Illinois estate.
Offering this unusual version of what is not a typical Sunbonnet Sue applique pattern quilt. She is bending over a bit and showing her well???,,, not for sure. Maybe just picking flowers! Note all the great expressions on her face by the use of embroidery! The condition of the quilt is very good. It is all hand quilted and hand embroidered. She's quite a conversation piece. I cannot find a pattern name for her so we might consider this one of the more unusual patterns. (more infor to be added)
Offering this attractive Feathered Stars quilt or sometimes called Star of Chamblie. This quilt of stars appears to have never been washed and looks unused. Wonderful triple sashing with corners of a 9 patch. All hand quilted at 6 spi. It is also hand bound with a separate binding. There is a sleeve attached to the back top edge that is machine stitched on, but could be removed if desired. The quilt apparently was displayed hanging on a wall, I assume. It also looks great on a bed. A very usable quilt. There is still a fragment of a fabric label on the backside as shown. From Oneonta, New York.
This stunning antique indigo and white quilt.. called Lady of the Lake.. wonderful pattern, great colors and fine quilting. The condition of this quilt is excellent, near mint. Was unwashed when purchased and has had one bath. Just a couple small spots on the border. It is all hand quilted at 10 SPI. Wonderful quilting feathers pattern in the border. The separate indigo binding is stitched on by machine. The quilt is quite large,,, accommodating one of todays bed,, size 89x89 inches. From Juniata, Pennsylvania just north of Harrisburg.
Check out this unusual setting for an Ohio Rose applique quilt, in that the use of the flying geese borders were used for sashing and 2 borders on the sides. Almost set in a strippie style with the 2 rows of big blocks. An 8 block pattern of applique and pieced work. The quilt is in unused mint condition. Looks to have never been washed. Note the 2 different colored threads used for quilting. All hand quilted at 7-8 spi and the applique is also done by hand. A nice neat green binding was stitched on by hand. Fabrics of green, madder, double pinks and more. Displays well and can be shown in so many ways. New York estate.
Offering for sale this excellent antique quilt, a Whigs Rose and often called Democratic Rose. The condition is excellent. All hand quilted at a nice 8-9 spi and the applique is done by hand also. For the binding the early corded style was done of which there is some slight wear on the corded binding to be expected on a quilt of this age. The colors are good and note how all the applique has stuffed work. Not only the flower is stuffed, but the vines and the leaves are also stuffed. Some background on the quilt is that it came from the Goldsmith family. I was told the family moved from New York to Prince Edward County Canada in the 1850's. The quilt has been professionally cleaned and is ready to enjoy. A special quilt for a collection. It displays well and can be shown or a bed or displayed on a wall.
Offering this older applique quilt, called Princess Feathers or sometimes called Plumes. It is all hand quilted in the fan pattern. Lots of close quilting. The condition is very good. The applique is stitched on by machine,,, a way to show in those times that one had a sewing machine, as is sometimes noted. The binding has been replaced, but old fabric used. It is stitched on by hand. The colors of red and tan feathers make up the 6 block pattern. A very usable quilt and displays well knowing it is over 100 years old!
This Embroidered Basket and Birds quilt is in excellent condition and ready to enjoy. It is clean and fresh. All hand quilted at a nice 8 spi. The pattern looks like one of the patterns out of the Flower Basket set from the Rainbow Quilt Block Company. In addition to the nice embroidery there is French knots and lots of handwork on this quilt. The binding is stitched down on the front side by hand. This quilt was exhibited in the Pink Exhibit at the Road to California Show in 2013. From Indiana.
This fabulous indigo and white Drunkards Path pattern quilt is a feast for the eyes. All the wonderful blue indigo fabrics used in this quilt, like a charm quilt of blues. The condition is excellent as it looks to be unused and has never been washed. The hand quilting is at 6-7 spi. The separate binding is stitched on by hand and neatly done. The quilt displays quite well and can be enjoyed in so many ways. Denver, Pa area.
Offering this wonderful, unusual Basket of Flowers quilt with a curving vine applique border. The condition is excellent. The button hole applique technique was used for the flowers of blue, pink and a soft green. The vining border is also a soft green. The beautiful hand quilting is done at 10-11 spi. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. Note the way the baskets are designed with the tall handles and the flowers and the use of embroidery making up part of the basket base. A unique pattern that displays so nicely and is fresh and ready to enjoy. Massachusetts
Offering this applique quilt, Oakleaf, from circa 1880's-90's of red and a fugitive green. The condition is good and the quilt has had a bath and is ready to use. Clam shell quilting pattern. This is a 9 block quilt and displays nicely. The binding, stitched on by hand has some slight wear in a few places. All hand appliqued and hand quilted at 6-7 spi. Take a good look at the nice applique stitches, as shown.. From Nacadoches, Texas area.
Offering this extraordinary antique quilt top made of cigarette/tobacco flannel premiums. Such a huge collection and sampling of flannel printed blocks all stitched together making a fantastic quilt top. Many of the flannels are Indian patterns and several flags, about 60, making up the center panel. Some of the patterns symbolize Indian blankets and Oriental rugs with wonderful geometric patterns. There's a few, about 5 or so blocks near the bottom edge that have some bleeding of color. Otherwise the condition is excellent. There's approximately 235 blocks or flannels in all making up the top. A true piece of Americana and one so many collectors can enjoy and add to several categories of collecting. Massachusetts.
Offering this attractive blue and white Snowflake applique quilt. Circa 1880's. Looks like a Pennsylvania paper cut pattern. All hand quilted at a nice 8 spi and it is also hand appliqued. There are many hearts quilted for the quilting pattern and also clamshell quilting. This may have been a wedding quilt. The conditon is very good with just a couple spots as noted and some very light binding wear (shown) on 2 of the sides. This is a summer weight quilt and is light and fresh and looks wonderful as a wall quilt or great on a bed or displayed. For the binding the backing is brought to the front and hand stitched down. Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Offering this unusual child's theme quilt with a farmer boy or often called Overall Bill or Sam doing so many activities. He is going fishing, playing fetch with his dog, hoeing the garden, feeding the rabbit, pushing a wheelbarrow, jumping rope, feeding the chickens and more. This is more of a sampler of activities that one might find a child doing on a farm. The quilt is in excellent condition. All hand quilted at a nice 7-8 spi and all the applique and embroidery work is also done by hand. So much detail went into each block. The binding is done the knife edge style and is machine stitched. A special quilt that would be a great birthday present or one to add to a collection of more unusual quilts with a theme. Pennsylvania
This unused North Carolina Lily quilt looks to be never washed and is in excellent condition, I would call it mint as it was most likely stored and well taken care of in its 100 plus years since being made. Very nicely hand quilted at 9 spi with some of the pencil lines still evident. It also looks to be hand pieced and the stems of the lily or peony are hand appliqued. Wonderful soldis of red and cheddar make up the flower and a deep green print for the stems. The separate red binding is stitched on by hand. Interesting how a couple of the alternate blocks have interlocking circles quilted and not the cross hatch as in most of the others. Pennsylvania
Offering this early quilt made by the Andrews sisters from Rocky, Oklahoma. The sisters were Margarette, Rachel and Martha. In about 1901 the sisters came in a covered wagon to western Oklahoma and settled or homesteaded near Rocky in Oklahoma Territory. They farmed the land and none of them ever married. The quilts from their family may have traveled with them as they came to the Rocky, Ok area. The family originally was from Arkansas and Alabama. Some of the collection of their quilts are in the Oklahoma Heritage Quilts project book.
This quilt, the Hexagonal Stars is in unused condition and never washed. It is hand quilted at 6 spi. There is a stain , may be a water mark on the quilt and a small nick out of the red binding. There are some slight breaks in some brown fabric that looks to be walnut dyed just in a couple blocks on the edge. The backing looks to be home dyed fabric, as many of their quilts had this type of backing. Note the side with the one border. The quilts from them tended to be darker fabrics and of medium thickness. More information on this collection can be found in the Oklahoma Heritage Quilts. The quilt, one of several, was purchased directly from the estate of Dortha M Cannon Bass of Rocky, Ok. who was the granddaughter of Elijah Cannon, the sisters uncle. Some of the other quilts purchased at the sale had some of the same fabric in them and they tended to have the same "feel".
Offering this quilt of curves, called Bleeding Heart,, actually a variation of the pattern is all I could find. The condition of the quilt is excellent and has been washed and ready to enjoy. All hand quilted at a very nice 10-11 spi. Also double line quilting,,, take a look at the close ups in the additional images by clicking on the thumbnail. Mostly hand pieced too. Scalloped border of blue and the separate binding is stitched on by hand. An excellent quilt to display and very well made. Knox County, Tn area.
Offering this graphic Tumbling Blocks quilt which may be a Mountain Mist pattern. It is in excellent, unused condition. It has had one bath, so is fresh and ready to enjoy. All hand quilted at a nice 7 spi. A wonderful triple border sets off the pattern of this quilt. Solids of green, orange and purple/lavender fabric on a white ground. For the binding the front was turned to the back and hand stitched down. The quilt has a very modern feel, so could be used as an art quilt or in a very modern type home as any. Lancaster, Pa. area.
Offering this great western themed pictorial crib quilt from the 1950's, Round Up Time. Depicting 2 children and their horses at the ranch with their dog. The quilt is in very good condition and has been washed, so is ready to use and enjoy. All ahnd quilted at 6-7 spi. It is also hand embroidered and hand appliqued. The separate red binding is stitched on by hand. This was a 1950's kit quilt and was a very popular pattern. It took alot of work to finish one of these quilts. This was one of a pair, but selling separate.
Offering this beauty of a quilt, the American Beauty applique quilt . It is all hand quilted at a nice 7-8 spi. The applique is done by hand too. The quilt is in excellent condition and is ready to use and enjoy. The separate green binding is stitched on by hand. This is a kit quilt, by Progress #1366. There is feathered cable quilting around the central medallion. This quilt displays well and can be used on a bed or even displayed on a wall. I have another quilt like this on the web site, Q- 679, American Beauty, so if available, could be used as a pair !!
Offering this delightful vintage quilt, a pictorial of a young cowboy and cowgirl riding their horses and the dog and calf and other scenes depicting western life. Also in the corner with applique and some embroidery is a tepee and , in addition ot the cactus and fence, Indian child holding a pot and much more. The details are great. The quilt is in excellent condition. It is all hand quilted at a nice 8 spi. The applique is done by hand and nice embroidered accents of flowers and grass. This was a kit quilt from the 1950's with a theme so popular today too. The separate red binding is stitched on by hand. The quilt has had a bath so is ready to use and enjoy or display in so many ways.
Offering this red and white antique quilt with a pattern I am unsure of, but gave it the name of Dominos and Squares, so if anyone knows the correct name, drop me a note. It is all hand quilted at 7 spi. It has a red and white border. The quilt has been washed, so is ready to use and enjoy. For the binding the back was brought forward to the front and hand stitched down. Kansas.
Offering this heavily quilted earlier quilt, Laurel Leaves applique with quadruple border, circa 1880's that is in very good condition. Popular colors of that time period for applique of red and greens. Can't you just see this on the wall or draped over a table or chair at Christmas!! The quilting is outstanding. Triple lines of hand quilting is done at a wonderful 10 spi and the rows are so close together. The separate green binding is stitched on by hand. All the applique is done by hand. The quilt displays well. Lancaster County, Pa. estate.
Offering this well made Grandmothers Fan quilt. It is hand quilted at a nice 7-8 spi. This is a quilt top from the circa 1930's and it was finished later, being quilted later than the 1930's, probably in the 1940's-50's or so. It feels like a cotton batting. It was nicely finished and has a separate yellow binding that was stitched on by hand. Condition is excellent and is ready to use and enjoy. Be sure and look at all the pictures, as the colors are truest in the last images. Texas.
Looking for a special quilt? Here is a great 2 color quilt with a triangles border , often called Churn Dash or Monkey Wrench or also Hole in the Barn Door. The condition is mint and unused. Fine workmanship having 10 spi of fine quilting. The quilting lines are close and is unused and had one bath, so is fresh and ready to enjoy. The separate pink binding is stitched on by hand. The quilt came from the Moore estate in Indiana.
Offeirng this attractive Drunkards Path pattern vintage quilt from the 1930's in excellent condition. It is all hand quilted at 7-8 spi. A separate pink binding is stitched on by hand. Ready to enjoy on a bed or hang on a wall or use however one wishes. Topeka , Kansas.
Offering this wonderful small scale Grandmothers Flower Garden quilt. The small pieced hexagons are only 1 1/4 inch diameter. The quilt is all hand quilted. The separate yellow binding is put on by hand. The quilt is in excellent condition. Note attached with makers name. Note says "Elmers Mother (Fredericka Hahn A____) made this quilt for him before we were married on Feb. 14 1937. Marie Goldhammer A____." A possibly research quilt and a fine quilt to add to a collection. Take a look at the images!
Offering this attractive Dahlia Stars quilt that's in excellent condition. It is hand quilted at 6 spi. The size of the quilt is very generous at the 80x95 inches. I love the little 9 patch blocks at the corners of the sashing. Cable quilting on the borders. The separate binding is stitched down by hand. Acquired in Arizonia.
This Holmes County Ohio Amish quilt is in excellent condition, looks unused and never washed. Beautiful shade of blue and the deep black really make this quilt pop.. All hand quilted at a nice 7-8 spi. The separate blue binding is also stitched down by hand. A wonderful quilt to hang and a true piece of art.
Offering this nice blue and white block pattern quilt called Burgoyne Surrounded and it also looks like the Mountain Mist pattern called Homespun. The condition is excellent, looks unused and unwashed. All hand quilted on a diagonal at a nice 7-8 spi. The blue binding is the blue backing fabric brought forward to the front and hand stitched down. There's a couple shades of white/offwhite in the blocks. A wonderful wall quilt. Also a good quilt for a collection of crib quilts. This size quilt is harder to find,, not really big enough for a bed unless used for color or single bed or day bed, but great to display with as the size will work for many walls. Also looks good draped over a cabinet or back of sofa. I can see it over an entry way table or top of stair case landing or over a rail! The quilt came from a ladies estate who was in her 80's and this was several years ago. From Little River, Kansas.
Offering this attractive 8 Point Stars quilt with the small stars at the corners of the blocks, look like they are floating. It is in very good condition and is ready to enjoy. All hand quilted at 7 spi. Bound with blue binding. The quilt has a blue border on the 2 ends. A quilt that is very usable and the size is pretty generous. Oklahoma City, Ok. area...
Offering this fine Mothers Dream pattern quilt. It is really a beauty! Great, mint condition, unused and fantastic quilting and applique.The fine hand quilting is a precise 10 spi and the applique and reverse applique is also quality workmanship. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. The size is generous and looks great as wall art or on a bed or add to a collection of fine quilts. Kansas
Offering this attractive Rose Applique or has a name of American Beauty quilt with a scalloped border. The appliques in the corners and the vines on the sides really set off the central bouquet of flowers, stems and leaves. This is a late 1940's kit quilt. It was a Progress kit, I believe. It is all hand quilted at 6-7 spi and is hand appliqued. There is beautiful cable feathered cable quilting and also grid patterns in the ground areas. The separate green binding is put on by machine. There's a couple loose spots on the binding to restitch down. The condition is excellent and has had a bath so is ready to use and enjoy. This quilt looks great on a bed or can also be hung on a wall as "flower art". Massachusetts...... I have another one of these on the web site, Q-732,,, American Beauty, so if available, could be put to use as a pair!!
Offering this usable Triple Irish Chain pattern quilt. It is in good condition, has been washed and is ready to use. Hand quilted at 5 spi. The replaced old vintage feedsack fabric binding is stitched on by hand.There's a couple age spots, but overall the quilt really looks nice and is priced to enjoy. Kansas
This unwashed Log Cabin antique quilt is more of a time period quilt , as the top looks to have been made around the turn of the century, 1900-1910 and then the note attached said the top was quilted in the winter of 1936 and 1937,, The note that is attached reads" This quilt was pieced by Grandmother Bowman before Robert T Bowman was 1 year old. Quilted by his mother Mrs Emory T. Bowman winter of 1936 and 1937. For Robert T Bowman." It is hand quilted at a nice 8-9 spi. It has never been washed and is in excellent condition, but there are some storage spots on the border as shown. Wonderful to see the use of turn of the century fabrics and then to see the 1930's backing , that is relative to the note attached. For the binding the front is turned to the back and hand stitched down. A quilt one might want to research the family background. I acquired this in Texas, but it may have traveled there.
This Lone Star quilt of colors of red, white and blue on an off white ground is a wonderful quilt to hang or display on a bed. Excellent condition. Hand quilted in a fan pattern. Quilted by hand at 6 spi. Bound with the back turned to the front and stitched down by machine. This is probably a Robert Frank pattern of precut fabrics, the Robert Frank Needlework Company from Kalamazoo, Mi. This company sold die cut diamonds in red, white and blue fabrics to make stars quilts. Nice quilt to add to collection. This quilt is one from my collection that was exhibited at International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas- 2010 in the America Collects-Patriotic Quilts exhibit. It has also been exhibited at the American Quilters Show in Nashville, Tn in 2000.
This is an attractive early applique quilt from the 1880's that is nicely hand quilted at a tiny 10-11 spi. It is hand appliqued too with tiny sitiches. Condition is excellent with a handful of age spots and slight thinning of a couple red flowers applique. Hand bound using a separate tiny binding. It has a name written on the back side corner that looks to read Anne Smith, as shown. I like the way the flowers curve towards each other and the big cheddar center in the flower. Quality workmanship. From St Lawrence County in northern New York, Potsdam.
This brides quilt is in excellent condition. Probably washed once. Very nice hand quilting at 9-10 spi. That is one of the characteristics of brides and wholecloth quilts is the quality of quilting and the design used. This quilt has a large central medallion like quilting pattern, then some crosshatching and then some feathers. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. These quilts are harder to get good images of due to the solid color. This quilt is not really white-white, more of alittle off-white. This quilt came from Pennsylvania. A very nice quilt for display.
This vintage quilt called Path Thru the Woods is a nicely made quilt and in excellent/mint condition having an attractive pattern of small and bigger triangles and a border of triangles. Shades of a denim like blue fabric and pink on a white ground make up the colors. This is actually an old hand pieced quilt top probably from the 30's or so and then quilted later by a Mennonite/German lady from Clinton, Ok., Mrs Edith Littke, now deceased. The batting is a polyester blend and the top is cotton. The quilt has a separate binding that is hand stitched on. Hand quilted at 5-7 spi. It is clean and ready to use. Also the size of 81x95 inches is very generous and can be used on some of the bigger beds if desired.
This blue and white patterened quilt is in very good condition. All hand quilted at 6-8 spi. The piecing looks to be done by hand also . A somewhat simple looking pattern , not busy at all and pleasing to look at. The same blue fabric was used throughout. The binding, put on by hand, has been redone using old fabric. The quilt is clean and ready to enjoy or display. This pattern is called Garden Maze , but sometimes called Sun Dial. From Oklahoma.