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The Yellow~Ribbons Project - Quilters who care

Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 20:12:26 -0900
From: "Gloria Hanrahan" <gloria@ak.net>

Found this one on ebay for those that are collecting the double knit.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=850110604

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Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 09:41:01 -0500
From: "Dee Stark" <dee@nf2g.com>

> the deep red Star design prominent throughout. There are few green
areas
> added around the trim which were typically added when children or
> grandchildren were born into the family of the maker."

Besides the fact you can't see it any of it from the picture, I'm
just
wondering about this. Never heard of it before, haven't seen it
documented
anywhere.

I'm curious, too, if anyone has heard of this - please reply to the
list!

dee
www.deestark.com

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Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 09:51:48 EST
From: Palampore@aol.com

Look at:
www.suzannhttp://www.suzannesquilts.com/Photo_Gallery_Closeups/quilt_mobile1.htm
It is a pretty incredible quilted car cover. It will definitely
become a collectible.
Lynn in New Bern, NC

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Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 07:35:37 -0800
From: Laura Robins-Morris <lrobins@fhcrc.org>

Wow! Pennsylvaia must have the world record.
Laura in Seattle, WA (alas, I think Washington has only 1.)

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Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 07:46:27 -0800
From: Laura Robins-Morris <lrobins@fhcrc.org>

Apparently, Jennifer Chivarini's new book is "The Runaway Quilt".
Yup, quilts with maps for escaping slaves.

(She's the author of The Quilter's Apprentice" and other books that
have been popular, at least on Quiltnet)

Amazon's review:
"Chiaverini manages to impart a healthy dollop of history in a folksy
style, while raising moral questions in a suspenseful narrative."

This is not an editorial, just pointing it out.
Laura in Seattle

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Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 12:21:21 -0500
From: "Maria" <maria@lostquilt.com>

Martha Jane's QuiltCan anyone tell me more about this quilt pattern? This quilt was inherited by someone from their greatgrandmother who died in 1918 at age 63. Owner is assuming it is about 100 years old. The brown diamonds are pieced into the white bands while the blue and brown shapes on the circle are appliqued.  click on the thumbnail.  

 

 

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