For several years, I've been collecting an unusual group of tumbling block star block quilts that feature a solid fabric center star. See the center star of this one below
The quilts were made in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and about 20-25 examples have surfaced so far. Most are from the 1880s and 90s. This one has a novelty calendar print dated 1881. Some have very careful fabric selection and color placement as seen on the 2 blocks below with the fabrics in opposite points being very close matches. However, most of the other blocks are more random.
Brimfield Awakening quilt...revisited - Always a nice feeling to check off another quilt that is completed...this one from 2018 (though I mislabeled it as 2019!) when* Paper Pieces.com* introduce...
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