Once the quilt dealers get set up
They are glad to show you their quilts
Here's an interesting modern style rose.
Couldn't find the design in my Encyclopedia of Applique.
I always go for the boxes of fabric. The dealers know the designers love the antique yardage.
It's way cheaper to buy fabric than a whole quilt.
[A commenter asked me to post larger pictures so she could see more detail, and some of these are larger than usual. The bigger the picture, though, the longer the blog takes to load.]
Here's a great bird chintz from the early 19th century. But wait a minute---didn't Jo Morton already reproduce that and do a great job?
Two terrific borders from Cindy Rennels's booth.
Here's one of the blocks I bought---
a strange but lovely color scheme from about 1850.