Thursday, May 6, 2010

Antique Quilts

Our guilds guest, Susan Brooks brought several antique quilts for the program. Here are a few of my favorites.








33 comments:

Tins and Treasures said...

Thanks for sharing the pics...
Hours and hours of work and a lot of talent there!!

Take care ~Natalie

Barb said...

Oh wow, thanks for sharing!!!

Little Lady Patchwork said...

Which one/ones did you take home with you????? Heeeheee :0)

Wendy said...

I've always loved and wanted to make the school house block. Thanks for sharing those wonderful quilts.

WoolenSails said...

Nice collection of old quilts. I love the second one, the colors and fabrics are really nice.

Debbie

Suzanne said...

Beautiful. I couldn't choose a favorite!

paulette said...

Fantastic sharing-love them all!
Paulette

Magnolia Bay Quilts said...

Gorgeous quilts! I love the circular spokey one. You couldn't have snagged that one for me without anyone noticing?

Thanks so much for sharing the pictures. What a treat!

Gran said...

Beautiful hands made beautiful quilts. They all are treasures. Thank you for sharing.

Janet said...

Wow - they're gorgeous! I like the spokey one too. Thanks for sharing your pictures.

Lori said...

I love them!!! The wheel circly one is unusual and a real beauty! Looks like a great show and tell.

Quilts And Pieces said...

Mmmm - yummy! My favorite kind of quilts!

Janet said...

I love the third and fourth one down, especially the third. I'd love to make that one, is that allowed? Thanks for showing these beauties.

Kathie said...

beautiful, ah isn't it amazing how inspired we get by looking at antique quilts.
treasures!
Kathie

Sue-Anne said...

They are all beautiful! I love antique quilts and always wonder about the women who made them and what their lives were like. Thank you for sharing the pictures.

Carol said...

What treasures...they're wonderful...thank you so much for sharing them with us.

Sue said...

Wow! Those are gorgeous! I just love looking at antique quilts. I only own one and that is my grandmother's. It's the quilt that got me started making my own.

Thank you so much for letting have a look at these beauties.

Happy Mother's Day!

ann hermes said...

Thanks for the photos. I love looking at antique quilts, anywhere, any time.

Lori said...

They are all gorgeous! The second one got a second look from me.

Barb said...

Wonderful antique quilts. I really love the circular one. I am so drawn to circular motifs lately - must make one!
thanks for sharing

andsewon said...

Beautiful! I love old quilts!
I even love the worn and used ones with holes!
Thanks for sharing these!
Lola

Shakerwood said...

Love them all but that 4th one is just stunning!

Libby said...

Delicious! I just love that 9 patch.

Millie said...

Mary, great antique quilts and thank you so much for sharing. I love to look at antique quilts for inspiration!

Julia said...

Nice collection of old quilts. I love them all!
I hope they had labels on the backs...so may old quilts don'T.
Julia ♥

Sherri said...

Gorgeous quilts...thanks so much for sharing!

Linda C said...

Love them all, but my favorite would be the nine patch. Thanks for sharing!

onlymehere said...

Those are lovely. I've been tempted to join a guild but haven't had time to make it happen yet. Someday.

Jo said...

Totally beautiful...I love the one with the spokes. The colors are amazing.

Deborah said...

Thanks for sharing. They are so beautiful.

Micki said...

I loved all of the quilts, esp. the house quilt.
Micki

Karen said...

The last three are my favorites. Of course the house quilt. The wheel quilt and the nine patch are right up there too.

MARCIE said...

Very nice display of quilts! Mary, did you find a Quick Quilts magazine? Let me know because I bought extras.