I have some pictures to show you tomorrow.
Today is a Virtual Quilt Festival!!
Go check out Amy's site to view more beautiful quilts.
This one was done by my Grandma Carlson and Great Grandma A.
(GG is what we call her. She is Grandma's mom)
It is all the fifty states' birds, flower and date they joined the USA. They are in the order they joined.
They are hand embroidered.
If you look at the different color threads on the state names, between these two blocks....
The bright red one is my Grandma Carlson. The darker brick red is GG.
GG was soooo mad when she saw that they were different colors she was going to rip all hers out to have them match. Thank goodness Grandma talked her out of it (I haven't heard the story how!) but now I know which block is Grandma's and GG's. We would not have known otherwise.
This whole quilt is HAND quilted! I know, WOW!! I don't know how long it took but I do know it was made in Custer, South Dakota.
These are the center five.
I whole heartedly LOVE this quilt. It is quite a large quilt though so I have to wait to put it on a bed or wall.
This is one of my possesions that IF (knock on wood) there was ever a fire in my house, I would try and grab this. This is a huge part of our family history.
Go check out more awesome quilts here... OOOOOOO
Thanks for visiting!