Presidents Day ~ A Birthday Celebration!

Presidents Day ~ A Birthday Celebration!

A star studded celebration can be made with this stunning red and white quilt stitched with stars, stars and more stars!

A 1896 Friendship Quilt ~ A Study In Turkey Redwork

Years ago when I first started to sell antique and vintage textiles, I fell in love with pieces embroidered in the turkey red floss (redwork is another term used today). Although there are many types of household items embroidered in this beautiful shade of red thread, and although I love them all, quilts are my favorite. Many of them are very graphic in designs and styles. Some elaborately embroi…

A Fine Quilt Of The Victorian Era ~ The Graphic Carolina Lily

A beautiful  1800's hand stitched applique quilt in a dazzling Carolina Lily pattern. The lilies are of a solid turkey red cloth with stems in a green dot fabric. The same two fabrics form the sawtooth border and the green dot binds the quilt. There are 42 lilies in the quilt with half of them facing one direction and the other half the other direction. The height of each lily is 9-1/2" x…

February's Finest ~ Country Primitive Antique Show, Nashville, Tn

I can't wait, and already saving the date, for next year to attend  the Heart Of Country, Fiddlers and Music Valley Country Antique Shows held in Nashville, Tn.  The three shows are held in conjunction with each other every February around Valentine's Day.   If you are a collector of country primitives, wow, this should be a "must" on your list.  In spite of the horrible w…