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Posts Tagged ‘quilt restoration’

Gramma’s Baby Quilt

Posted on: September 30th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

In June, I posted about the restoration performed on this King sized quilt.  This weekend I had the pleasure of restoring another of my cousin Jennifer’s quilts, a baby quilt made by our Gramma.  The same staggered brick, Diamond pattern was present.  Tied with yarn, the backing was thin and torn. I stretched out the […]

Gramma’s Quilt

Posted on: June 11th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Loved to death.  That’s how I would describe the condition of this quilt when it was handed over to my mom.  Loved to death.  The backing worn and ripped and the binding shredded and almost non-existent. My mother’s mother made many quilts, busily piecing them on her old Singer treadle machine.  Most were made from […]