Reproduction block 2011 7"square I am working on my quilt for the Alliance for American Quilts 2011 Challenge and I'm reproducing 4 blocks from a c. 1845 crib quilt shown. The little flower baskets are ONLY 1.5 inches which is pretty fussy for needle-turn applique but I got it done. 1 down and only 3 more to go.
I hope this will be a subliminal advertising for the contest voting, hint, hint.
I wrote about the antique quilt in my last post (click on link) or scroll down to read more about it or click on the blog title (top of page) to see it and more posts. Here is the original block, sort of a before and after/make-over and another block to whet your appetite.
|original block from 1845 crib quilt 9" square|
|Circle wreath, note the tiny cross stitch initials|