Antique PATRIOTIC American Sayings Throw Quilt w/Pillow

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Antique PATRIOTIC American Sayings Throw Quilt w/Pillow


I'm pleased and proud to bring you this truly great quilt. I know it very well by now, as i have spent over two weeks in hand quilting the middle of it. Only the border and the straight lines through the quilt (the basting lines) have been machine quilted.

The quilt features lots of crazy quilting, and antique "cheater" embroidery panels. These all have sayings on them, and the quilt takes on the look of a sampler, in a way. The sayings are:::

Memories are treasures to be cherished; The road to a friend's house is never long; Cleanliness is next to Godliness; Better to feed one cat than 100 mice; Don't put all your eggs into one basket; A stitch in time saves nine; What's good for the goose is good for the gander; and one more you can find for yourself. There are 8 of these antique cheater panels in all.

The rest of the quilt is red and crazy quilt. The crazy quilted stuff got put in because I didn't want the cheater panels to comprise the whole design of the throw. I wanted them to blend in with the quilt, and the best way to do that was to make something louder than they were.... The red stuff is quilted in simple diamond patterns, by hand. There is a bright red backing on the quilt, of new cloth, of course. The binding is the same bright red as is the backing. The batting is dream puff, and the whole thing is machine wash and dryable.

The small pillow has crazy quilting and machine quilting on one side and medium blue fabric quilted in lines on the back. All of the quilting has been done with red thread.

The entire throw quilt is 63 by 61 inches wide and long. This is about the size of the average measuring tape, squared. The pillow is 11 inches square.

This is so nice for the family room, to snuggle together while you watch TV late at night, in wintertime... or used as a table cloth for a fourth of July picnic !!!

Materials Used

fabric, thread, cheater panels, batting

Product Attributes

Color: Purple

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Coolstraps on Jan 18, 2014
5 stars

Absolutely magnificent! The quality of the afghan itself is top drawer but the customer service, timeliness, and communication were perfect. Thank you very much a wonderful buyer experience!
Soapsmith on Dec 23, 2013
5 stars

The afghan arrived today - wonderful fast service. It is truly a piece of practical art. Everything is just perfect, the softness, the color, the size - magnificent. This artisan's talent and care is evident in quality of her handiwork. Fabulous! Thanks, Mary!
lovelythings on Feb 1, 2014
5 stars

Patron203630 on Apr 9, 2013
5 stars

Thank you for the beautiful quilt, it is made with loving care..i can see and feel that! I will be back to shop again soon :) Thanks again! Donna
Patron203630 on Apr 9, 2013
5 stars

Very nice, well made bracelet and earrings! Thank you so much, i enjoy opening your packages and the other little gifts that are included are so gracious! I will be back! Donna

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