International Quilt Museum
It's the perfect thirties quilt, scraps of multicolored prints
that follow a design rule popular then and now:
"Any color goes with any other color as long as you use a lot of white."
See the whole quilt here with its purple ice-cream-cone border:
My article in the July/August issue of Love of Quilting
contrasts quilting in the 1930s with quilting in 2020.
Then & Now
Influencers by Lissa Alexander & Maggie Honeyman
from Lissa's recent book Sisterhood of Scraps.
Lots of patterns in the magazine for period quilts---a fan & a wedding ring,
and a Drunkard's Path.
Pepper Cory's All Sorts before it was quilted.
Clever border moving pattern out to the edge.
Here are a few quilts that didn't fit in my two pages.
Posey Quilt, may be from a 1934 pattern in Needlecraft magazine.
Sky Rocket from the 1930s, Carmel Reitman's collection
Snowball by Georgann Eglinski, 21st Century