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Monday, July 27, 2009

Oh My!!!

Oh how I LOVE LOVE early graphic quilts!!!
they sure make my heart sing!!!

...but when I find one in my favorite colors,
like black and white, or
cheddar and green....

well, then, my heart sings, dances and giggles!
oh boy oh boy oh boy!!!!


just look at this beauty that came to live with me today...
absolutely stunning in it's simplicity
yet so detailed with design that it boggles my brain and
makes my eyes go all funny!

it hangs on the line right now, airing out from what were probably years of being indoors...
musty smelling and almost damp to the touch...
she's out there swaying in the breeze and soaking up the positive energy of the sun.
I shan't leave her there long, though, for she will begin to fade quickly I'm sure!
She will grace the tabletop of my booth at the Ghoultide Gathering show...
adding her primitive 'BOO' to all who see her.
then she will reside with me in the farmhouse...
tucked neatly atop a favorite cupboard,
lending me a little glimpse of Hallow's Eve all year long!!!

ahhh...old quilts warm my soul in many ways!
Blessed be friends,
Lori

18 comments:

janeu729 said...

She IS a beauty! After taking the class to make my tiny placemat quilt, I can really appreciate all the work that goes into this.

taylors*farmhouse*attic said...

How beautiful!!!...I can't wait to see your arrangement!!~~hugs,Jen

~Judy~ said...

What a beauty! Love the colors.

The Evening Stitcher said...

Beautiful, Lori. I have a black and white quilt also. Very special considering the era they were made! The design on yours is very unique...almost contemporary! Cool..it will look great on your table.

Bobbie

Plumruncreek ♥ said...

AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Kathy (woolfind) said...

Absolutely stunning!

Sharon said...

That is gorgeous, I don't think I have ever seen a quilt like that and I am just loving it. Did someone you know make it?? ENJOY!

ctlogcabin said...

A True Work of Art !!

Riverwood Primitives said...

Beautiful indeed!

Rugs and Pugs said...

B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L!!!!!!!!!!!

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

I love that quilt - wherever did you find it? I can't wait to see it, and to meet you at the Ghoultide Gathering in Novi! Yeah!!!

THE SPICE CUPBOARD said...

I too find that wonderful olde quilt fascinating! Judy

sewprimitive karen said...

What a perfect Halloween y quilt for you to happen upon. Where on earth did you find it? It is gorgeous.

Aprons Gone Wild said...

Oh Lori,
I too am a lover of black and white. The quilt is gorgeous. What a find! Enjoy it.
Joanne

whimseycreations said...

Oh my gosh that is absolutely beautiful. Lucky you!

Heidi Steiner said...

I LOVE this quilt! What a wonderful find! I too collect "Halloween" quilts.
Heidi

The Rabbit Factory said...

What a spectacular quilt! I just love it!

Cinlyn said...

Beautiful quilt! That is sure to look awesome with your Ghoultide Gatherings!!

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