QUILTS & FABRIC: PAST & PRESENT By Quilt Historian Barbara Brackman Above: Moda's Baltimore Blues. It's not all blue.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Happy Valentine's Day

Several traditional applique patterns contain hearts. Below are a few reproductions.
The first: by Karla Menaugh
Feathered Heart
Below: Deb Rowden
Topeka Rose

Below: Barbara Brackman
Wreath of Hearts

Below: Another of Karla's
Heart to Heart
And here are some pieced heart designs---mostly  from the 1930s and '40s. I typed the words "Heart" & "Valentine" in my BlockBase program and these four were among those that came up.

Hearts & Gizzards
from Ruth Finley

Valentine Quilt from the Kansas City Star 1934

Bride's Quilt from Laura Wheeler newspaper pattern

Hearts & Rings from Quilters Newsletter 1976


WoolenSails said...

Wonderful patterns, love the fabrics used in wreath of hearts.
Happy Valentines Day!


Donnamo said...

Love the Little Rascals (and the quilt blocks)