This stunning quilt has recently joined my collection, found in Southwestern Ontario. It came with the provenance of being Mennonite, and judging by the number of times it’s been repaired, I reckon it’s around 90 years old.
At LONG last
The sashiko / Mennonite / Polish rollers quilt which has been six years in the making is almost done. I think I’ve done the majority of the work on it in the last 2 months and I am finally stitching by hand the border of the quilt. I can see some parts of this quilt done with abandon, other parts with total patience, at least I’ve made my mitered corners perfectly and finishing the edge in a way that would make my Grandma L proud.
Having two looms means more weaving and less blogging, I
Quebec Quilt Registry
An amazing website was just launched by The Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, the Quebec Quilt Registry. One could spend hours going through all of the images, the oldest quilt in their collection dates back to 1726. Between looking at these and watching this documentary about quilting, I
Little stabs of happiness