Several years ago, a friend offered me these embroidery Ladies and Baskets that her elderly mother had made.
I loved the embroidery, but wanted a more “modern” look to my quilt.
I added sashings and borders in bright, clear colors.
In order to quilt the blocks..I outlined each embroidered pattern–and left the embroidery clear of quilting.
Spirals and squares…
I really love this lap sized quilt–bridging vintage and modern!
If you don’t have a friend who can share the vintage gems…try scouring your local antique shops–I see squares like these frequently–and sadly, they are always UNDER–PRICED!
Lady Lori-lounging under a lap quilt and reading “Sense and Sensibility”
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