A few of Bettina Havig's model blocks for the QuiltAlong.
Speediedie's Overdyed green repro
Over at the Stars in a Time Warp QuiltAlong we've been making a stack of stars. Readers are finding some great approximations of that overdyed green so prone to fading in mid-19th-century quilts.
S.F.'s Overdyed green
You can watch their progress on the Flickr page:
And see some posts on their own blogs:
Cynthia at Wabisabi Quilts
Turkey red and toile
Chrome orange prints and plains
Lori at Humble Quilts
Wendy at the Constant Quilter
Chrome orange prints and solids.
Cyndi at Busy Thimble
Turkey reds and Prussian blues
Over-dyed green calico
Glad I Quilts
Deb started late but has caught up.
One chrome orange print in her stash and making the most of it.
Jeanne at Spiral
We're trying to use the prints like 19th-century quiltmakers did. This authentic look may be unsettling today but Jeanne's really captured the old aesthetic. Sharon's got it too.
GoFoSharon's Madder block
"I was afraid it might be too much but then I just decided to go for it . I 'm glad I did."