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the Cotswold quilt, pattern from Patchwork on Stonleigh

the Cotswold quilt, pattern from Patchwork on Stonleigh

Our weekend is now but a memory but what a memory!  The Craft Fair and Quilt Show in Hamilton was great, so much to see.    And then the V...

Our weekend is now but a memory but what a memory! The Craft Fair and Quilt Show in Hamilton was great, so much to see. And then the V...

The most important clues to the age of a quilt are the stiches, the fabric and the design used. It must be remembered that fabrics, especially those used for patchwork and applique, often started their lives as other things (dresses or curtains) before becoming scraps and then part of a quilt, so they may be much older then quilt itself.

The most important clues to the age of a quilt are the stiches, the fabric and the design used. It must be remembered that fabrics, especially those used for patchwork and applique, often started their lives as other things (dresses or curtains) before becoming scraps and then part of a quilt, so they may be much older then quilt itself.

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