Archive for May, 2015



Coverlet Continued

Published on May 9, 2015

The original English coverlet features four “vases.” There is one vase in each corner of the center square of the coverlet.
This photo is an enlargement of one of the corners. The vase and the flowers in it all look as if they were cut from fabric that had been manufactured for furnishings. Furnishings would be [...]


English Coverlet

Published on May 2, 2015

Averil Colby wrote many books about quiltmaking in the mid-20th century. In fact, she was a major authority on quiltmaking in the United Kingdom at the time.
In one of her books, Patchwork, she included a black and white photo of a coverlet that she felt was a good example of the type of quilting/applique being [...]