Tag Archive: quilt tops

The Two Quilts of Madame X

The location: undisclosed The date: unrevealed The source: anonymous The job: provide quilt history The payoff: images for my files A quilt consultation was set up.  Here is the client’s story: I don’t… Continue reading

A Top and Some Tablecloths

When my sister saw this one on the design wall, she said, “Whew, that’s bright!” Well, I live surrounded by a wall of green on all four sides of our property, and I… Continue reading

From a Shoe Box Full of Scraps

Back in January I bought a lot of fabric from a quilting friend who is moving, and instantly, all my New Year’s resolutions went out the window.  Except for one — working with… Continue reading

A Fruitful Small Business Saturday

I talked my husband into going out to some local antique shops on Small Business Saturday, and I made some great purchases! Let’s start with this top. Nice, but not too special, you… Continue reading

Serendipity

When I go to antique shows, I am likely to go on the first day, browse a little bit, make my purchase, and leave within an hour or two.  I have never gone… Continue reading

White Elephant Treasures and a Mystery Item

Yesterday I went to the Brazos Valley Quilt Guild show.  At these small local shows, I love to shop in the White Elephant area – people have cleaned out their closets, the guild… Continue reading

Flurry of Fabulous Finds

My focus for February was supposed to be Finish It Up, but instead it has morphed into Find Fantastic Objects. I just had a lovely visit from my mom, sister, and 4-year-old great-nephew. … Continue reading

International Quilt Festival, Part Two

(You may want to start imagining the Mission Impossible music playing in the background). Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to rescue textiles that might otherwise fall into the wrong… Continue reading

Fresh Finds

Yesterday my husband and I spent a lovely afternoon browsing in the shops of Huntsville, Texas, and of course I managed to find a few things that really needed me to rescue them… Continue reading