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Betsey has chosen antique quilts tops to offer you based on condition, quality, graphics, and color.Antique quilt tops are wonderful used as tablecloths, or folded in a display area. The quilt top must have been pieced by different women (and I say women because very few men were quilters), the reason for this is that some blocks are finished with a regular American basting stitch and some of the blocks are finished using a back stitch. The sashing around the 9 patch blocks and the joining blocks measure apx 3 3/4 inches in width.

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Written appraisals start at $150* per quilt, plus the cost of shipping and insurance back to you.Architecture and room decoration moved from the elaborate styles of the Victorian era to simpler design based on the homes and furniture of an earlier era.(Imagine the difference between the busyness of a Victorian crazy quilt and the balanced symmetrical lines of a pieced block quilt.) Hand made items were idealized not only for their beauty but because of the values they represented.Have you saved clothes or memorabilia from your past?Do you have t-shirts from high school or college that you'd like made into a quilt?For more information, please see the copyright page. The embroidery/appliqu was completed by Cottonwood Creations. Children's Clothing Quilt My client sent me a box of her daughter's clothes to incorporate into a quilt.

Photo Graduation Quilt This quilt has photos within each block showing the graduate with family and friends. Half of the hand prints on this quilt were completed when my client was young, and the other half were completed recently to complete the quilt. The photo below shows detail of four of the blocks. -- Cindy (Washington) Rainbow Travel Quilt Each block on this quilt represents the person's favorite place to travel. The embroidery was completed by Cottonwood Creations. "Pam communicated with us constantly about the status of our project, any choices or options we might have and gave us access to digital images of her progress. There were many bright red's and blue's so we made this the focus on the quilt.

As interest in the past grew the Colonial Revival was born.

At the same time the Arts and Crafts movement in both Europe and America encouraged going back to a bygone way of living in contrast to the modern industrial culture.

Themes for memory quilts include: Click on any photo to make it larger to see more detail. -- Doreen (Washington) Rainbow Charity Quilt Each block on this quilt represents the person's favorite charity.

*Photos on this site are ownership of Original Quilts and should not be used without permission. Half of the hand prints on this quilt were completed when my client was young, and the other half were completed recently to complete the quilt. The charity names are each embroidered on the hears, then appliqud onto each block.

*Written appraisal charge may be more for extraordinary and/or early quilts.