QUILTS & FABRIC: PAST & PRESENT

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

Friday, July 4, 2014

Large Stars/Large Stripes

From an old Quilt Engagement Calendar

Independence Day is a good day for a post on Stars & Stripes.

I sorted all my pictures of large stars and came up with
this subcategory....

Stars with Stripes

Most of which look to be late 19th century....

to mid 20th....


Quilt Engagement Calendar

From a Kentucky quilt search


Skinner Auctions

From Laura Fisher

From Woodard & Greenstein

7 comments:

Bev said...

I do fashion writing as my "real job" and large stripes are a trending style that is on all the runways! Great to see the creativity of women of yesteryear! Thanks so much and have a happy 4th! XO

Nifty Quilts said...

Wow! And I thought we were fearless. Ha!

Rachaeldaisy said...

Oh my golly goodness!! These are amazing!!

Denniele said...

WOW! These just reinforce the idea that trends come back around and nothing is really new! Thanks for the show!

dustin cecil said...

i love them all, but especially that navy/white stripe from KY.

Barbara Wellman said...

What awesome collection of stars and stripes! It's amazing seeing them one after the other. Thank you for your time in putting this together.

antique quilter said...

Just beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
Kathie