QUILTS & FABRIC: PAST & PRESENT

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

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Free Label for Your Richmond Reds Quilt

Print this label onto fabric for a period look to your quilt
made of my Moda Richmond Reds fabrics.

How to Print
  • Create a word file or a new empty JPG file that is 8-1/2" x 11".
  • Click on the image above.
  • Right click on it and save it to your file.
  • Print that file out on a pretreated printable fabric sheet that is 8-1/2" x 11". The label should be 5" x 5".
Richmond Female Institute in 1856

The label depicts pre-Civil-War Virginia, the world of ladies' academies such as the Williamsburg
Academy in the picture on the label.

Lucy Cobb Institute, Georgia


Hagerstown Female Seminary, Maryland

Salem Female Academy, North Carolina

Ambrotype portrait of teacher and students,about 1860

Apparently there was a fashion for lace collars, stripes and plaids and center parts in the hair.


4 comments:

Suzanne A said...

Thank heavens hair styles change!

Denniele said...

Thank you! Love the label...perfect for the 2 I have completed.

Unknown said...

Apparently !!!! LOL

Bonnie said...

This looks older around the Civil War the hair was pulled above the ears and plain white collars were more the style. Plaids were more popular earlier due to Queen Victoria wearing a Tartan early in her rain.