This is literally one Sweetheart of a quilt... Roses in a Heart applique with a border of applqiue. The condition of this quilt is excellent! It is ready to be given to that special person,,, or just get it for your self as a gift. A nice one also to add to a collection,,, one I have not seen in the many kit quilts I have had. It is a kit quilt and has been washed so is ready to enjoy. There's still some slight tell tell signs on the edge, that says Lee Wards, Elgin, Ill #8-9031. The neat narrow pink separate binding is stitched on by hand. The hand quilting is done at a nice 7-8 spi and also the applique is hand done. A beautiful design with a lovely border and it is very appealing. Generous in size too at 76x89 inches. Don't let this one get by for Valentines Day!!!! Sweethearts can be friends, mothers, sisters , wives, a grandparent, daughters, partners.....it fits so many!!!
Offering this beautiful well made quilt I am calling a Snowflake. It is all nicely hand cross stitched and also very well hand quilted at 8 spi. This is a kit quilt and it apears not to have been used. Some of the light blue stamped quilting dots still remain. It had never been washed when I acquired it and has had one bath. This is a very generous sized quilt of 77x95 inches and also has a synthetic batting. A very usable quilt that can be enjoyed on many of todays beds. For the binding the front was turned to the back and hand stitched down. The quilt came from the estate of Elvis Baumwart of Custer County , Oklahoma. A quilt with condition and visual appeal!!
Offering this unused excellent condition, Tulip Floral Wreath vintage quilt or also called Wreath of Flowers. It is an applique quilt and the work is done by hand. The quilting is very nice and quilted by hand at 7 spi. This is a kit quilt and the cotton top looks to be from the 1940's or so and it was quilted most likely in the 60's or 70's or later and has a synthetic batting. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. Really a super nice usable quilt that is ready to enjoy. I'm not sure who put out the kit,,, but possibly a Paragon or Lee Wards,, or one of the others that did kits.
This special quilt, an Iris applique is in mint , unused condition that has had one light rinse and is clean and ready to enjoy. All nicley hand quilted in double line crosshatch quilting patterns at 8-9 spi. Wonderul use of colors for the flowers, what a fresh look any time of the year. The quilt has a double border and a separate green binding that is stitched on by hand. This is one of the collectible Mountain Mist patterns. A generous size of 78x94 inches. The quilting is also like that of the original MM quilt. Displays well on a bed or even displayed on a wall.
This youth or crib size quilt looks to be in excellent condition. A quilt of 9 blocks embroidered of different whimsical animals. Nicely hand quilted at 7 spi and there's a separate blue bindng that is stitched on by hand. Set with blue and blue backing. A couple slight spots that could wash out. The quilt has been washed at some time, so can be used and washed carefully as it's a very usable sturdy quilt.
This charming childs crib quilt,,, an applique with a central theme of the mother bear putting the baby bear to bed? All hand quilted at 7-8 spi and hand appliqued. The condition is excellent. This was a kit quilt. The separate blue binding was stitched on by hand. Ready to enjoy...
This is such a cute Kittens and Puppies Embroidered quilt. The condition is very good with a slight small corner tear in a block, shown. The expression of the eyes and the bow add to the pattern. All hand quilted at 8 spi. The separate blue binding is stitched on by hand. Makes a great gift for those that love vintage or a wonderful keepsake for a child. Not sure of the pattern company, as this may have been a kit or transfer pattern quilt, but so nicely made and circa 1930's. Thanks to some discussion among quilt researchers, decided it was both puppies and kittens!! So no favoritisim here!!
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.
This charming crib quilt of embroidered Ducks holding flowers and Bears riding a tricycle is in excellent condition. It is clean and ready to enjoy. It is all hand quilted at a nice 7-8 spi and also the embroidery is stitched by hand. The binding was done in the knife edge style. Set with a solid pink fabric and colorful threads for the ducks and bears. This was probably a stamped pattern and may have been a Wonder Art Company pattern. Missouri..
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 wonderful quilt, Nosegay, that has a similar look to the Anne Orr patterns. Note the surrounding staggered border of the small blue postage stamp squares. Anne Orr was known for her style of quilts that often were called "Computer Quilts", due to the fact that they were small postage stamp sized blocks put together with solid colored fabrics and had a rather Deco like computer generated pattern. Sometimes they looked like flowers or baskets, such as this and are more visual when standing a few feet from the quilt and seeing it hung or displayed on a bed. The condition of the quilt is mint and unused. The quilting is small grids and patterns. Hand quilted at a nice 8-9 spi. The separate narrow blue binding is finely stitched on by hand. An excellent quilt to add to a collection, especially if looking for designers quilt patterns of the early 1900's.
This information was forwarded to my by a an email and is much appreciated as to the background on this pattern. " Merikay Waldvogal books - Soft Covers for Hard Times. Merikay indicated (page 36) the name of this pattern is Nosegay, however, she included it in her book as an example of how other companies produced patterns SIMILAR to Anne Orr's popular cross-stitch style quilts. Here is her quote: "This quilt is included to show how other companies proof Flowers. I did remember seeing this in one of Merikay Waldvogal books - Soft Covers for Hard Times. Merikay indicated (page 36) the name of this pattern is Nosegay, however, she included it in her book as an example of how other companies produced patterns SIMILAR to Anne Orr's popular cross-stitch style quilts." Aslo noted in the book on page 36 is that this pattern appeared in Country Gentleman(Feburary 1940) in the 1940's.
Offering this great patriotic applique quilt, called the American Eagle Quilt. It was a kit quilt offered by Paragon Needlecraft #01128. This was the colors in the kit of just gold and white.There were 2 other colors offered in this kit. A great eagle in the center of the quilt with stars surrounding and urns of flowers in the corners. The patriotic swag and stars border set off the quilt. There are roses in each claw and a branch in the beak of the eagle. It is circa 1950's and is cotton and all hand quilted at a nice 6-7 spi. It is also hand appliqued. The separate binding is stitched on by hand. The quilt is in excellent condition and has had a bath, so is ready to enjoy. It can be hung as art or displayed on a bed. What a great quilt to add to a collection. From Virginia.
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!!
Great generous size, pattern of smaller blocks and excllent condition, make this a quilt to enjoy and add to a collection, or a great one for a first quilt. Made with solid colored fabrics, a triple border, pattern with a Deco look. The pattern reminds me of one of the Ann Ore patterns. If anyone knows for sure,, all input is appreciated. It has a rose and chain look too for the pattern. Shades of pink, green and blue were used in designing the quilt. All hand quilted at 8 spi. Hand bound too. Minneapolis , Mn. estate. I was told it came from the ladies home whom was in her 50's and it was made by her mom. There is another quilt on the web site with the same pattern, Rosebud #2. Take a look.
Pictorial Childrens Donkey and Cart- Playtime pattern, a Progress kit- circa 1940's, size 48x68. Condition is excellent on this applique youth or crib size quilt. A fun theme with the donkey pulling the cart with the child and mother and along side is the dog, the chicken and the flowers by the roadside.The man appears to be leading the donkey and a young boy riding the donkey. Above is the house with trees and flowers and then the whole design is framed by flowers in the corners. It is finished with a red binding. Lots of detail. In addition to the applique is the use of embroidery. This is a kit quilt, as there are faint dots for the quilting. I am unsure of the company who carried this pattern. ( Recently, 9-2012, had a nice email from lady, this is called Playtime and is a Progress Kit pattern. ) It is beautifully hand quilted and hand appliqued. Quilting is at 8 SPI.