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June 28, 2020
The History of 1930s Fabrics from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

When engaged in a casual conversation about feedsacks with a non-quilter or someone new to the craft who might not be familiar with antique quilts, the picture that often comes to mind is a bag made of burlap, paper, or heavy canvas that has been filled with animal feed. For the lover of antique quilts and vintage fabric, the vision is quite different. Instead of paper or rough gunny sacks, we think of pretty, soft bags made of dress prints. Over the years, the word feedsack has become an all-inclusive term used for these charming fabric bags and a rich ...

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April 30, 2020
Projects, projects and more projects from Northern Deb Quilts

If you follow my blog, you know I can't just work on one thing at a time. I get bored easily.
So as I'm working on my version of a 1918 quilt, I'm also working through this box of vintage blocks and scraps.
These vintage friendship blocks are a mess...shredded and frayed. I took each apart, pressed them and remade them. They were a variety of sizes so I cut them to be finished at 4-1/2". I had 20 blocks...4 turned out to be so bad that I had to make them into 3 ...

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