Yes, along with Hummingbirds her love of old quilts is the way I best remember her time here. It was a great thread and she carefully kept it going in the right direction.This is such a wonderful thread. Chellers just loved quilts. Our forever thanks to her for doing this thread. Thanks to all who added to it. This thread is a tribute to her memory.
My club has a very dedicated group of ladies who work on doll quilts. They gift these small little quilts with a baby doll included to children in need and hospitals. It can be very delicate work depending on the pattern and design. A husband was even hand making wooded cradles to go with the gifts. This one pictures absolutely lovely!Chellers would love these. She'd also get the patterns right- I'm not sure? Star of Bethlehem and a variation on Flying Geese? Can you imagine piecing and sewing a quilt for a doll's bed? Pinterest, forgot I had these. Can't find the originals but suspect they'd be museum pieces.
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And a toy rope bed!!
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There's two here- one folded at the bottom of the bed, isn't the whole thing wonderful?
This one is gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing these.Thanks tons, chellers! We keep posting this kind of thing here and there without cohesiveness- nice to see a thread. That emoticon means it makes an awful lot of common sense and thank you! That one also means thank you, only with a smile.
I'm going to PM a member here whose lineage includes a quilt I won't shut up about, an original design for the Confederacy PLUS a story attached through the war, maybe deserves its own book. OH my gosh- maybe they should!!
This one is called The Reconciliation Quilt, it's in a thread somewhere, won't take up room by repeating. It's a theme in the makeup though .Lucinda Ward Honstain, resident of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, artist.
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This one is gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing these.
I'm sorry to hear that, and grateful to her for starting this thread. So glad these wonderful items can be brought forth again, admired, and learned from.One of our best loved members began this thread. She was crazy about hummingbirds, all things ACW, the Woolsey sisters and quilts. Until this thread there wasn't anywhere we could say " Hey! look at this old treasure! " without the thread getting lost eventually. She passed away not long ago and we sure miss her but it's nice being able to say " Hey Chellers, look at this one! "