April's Past Perfect featured quilt designer is Judie Rothermel.
Judie has been designing reproduction fabrics since 1987.
She's done many collections of Aunt Grace 1930s's repro prints.
And lots of miniature quilts
How many repro lines in 31 years!
What a gift for us traditional quiltmakers.
Her lines and quilt designs range across the 19th century and into the 20th.
Thirteen Stars from 2007.
Her quilts are often simple patchwork making the most of
Stars & Bars
She's known for her samplers too.
Judie's Album Quilt
Judie's inspiration has been antique quilts from her own collection and from museums such as Old Sturbridge Village and the New England Quilt Museum. She and husband Bob ran the Schoolhouse Quilt Shoppe in Canton, Ohio for decades.
Thanks to Judie and Marcus Brothers for providing us with so much of our stash of repro prints.
Nineteenth Century Schooldresses
One of her latest lines