Saturday, January 27, 2018

Antique Quilt Uneven Nine Patch

Detail of  1885 uneven 9 patch in the Starley Collection
The dark print with cheddar was 1st printed in 1881 by Hamilton Printworks so fairly easy to give the quilt an approximate date.

This uneven 9 patch or Puss in the Corner or Sheepsfold always makes me smile! The wonderful zigzag border really makes it sing as does green/pink combo and the cheddar accents.

**note for those making antique reproduction quilts**  You can never go wrong with a zigzag border . They are crowd-pleasers!


  1. I love the Puss in the Corner block. This is a great one with that green!

  2. For some reason the pink and green blocks really spice up this quilt and give it dimension. I almost feel as if those blocks are allowing us to look "through" the quilt. That doesn't say it very well. Anyway, love this quilt!

  3. thank you for the idea of the border .I love this block and the border adds more


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