Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 03-01-2010, 11:49 PM   #1
zkimom
Working the Gusset
 
zkimom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Redding, CT
Posts: 1,414
Thanks: 140
Thanked 430 Times in 280 Posts
OT: Old (Antique?) Quilt Squares
Wise Ones,

My mom has Parkinson's Disease which has severely limited her ability to do the crafts she loved so much. She used to knit, crochet and quilt but the disease and the medication she's on has taken that from her. The last time I visited we went through her closet and I took home some unfinished quilt tops and pieces so I could work on finishing what she started.

While we were sorting through her things, we found a bag of quilt squares that she says are from the 1920s or possibly 30s. They are very simple applique squares: calico butterflies on muslin. My first reaction was to sew them together and make a quilt. Then I wondered if they are worth anything and if so, are they worth more if I don't sew them together and just leave them as is.

Anyone have any idea? Quiltlady?

Thanks in advance!

I'll try and get some pictures up sometime tomorrow.
__________________
I'm Zkimom on Ravelry

Check out my photoblog: Photobella

Well, I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it.
--Elwood P. Dodd
zkimom is offline   Reply With Quote
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Antique Patterns Antares General Knitting 8 09-19-2012 05:04 AM
Antique clothes newamy The Lounge 10 05-12-2009 10:59 PM
For those of you that quilt... Stonington The Lounge 16 02-29-2008 11:00 AM
Pattern for blanket, squares in squares niffer Pattern Central 4 11-27-2007 08:21 AM
OT: Need to buy a Quilt bailsmom General Knitting 12 05-28-2007 11:07 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:17 AM.