Saturday, April 9, 2016

Finally finished a quilt!

It is April 9.  It is snowing.  Go figure.  At long last, I finished something.  I made a  reproduction of an antique doll/crib quilt from my collection.  The original quilt dates to about 1870; it has faded over time.  I recreated it with the colors I thought were originally used.

Do you prefer doing reproductions with fabrics that look new or look "aged"?








15 comments:

  1. It looks wonderful Ann! What fun to see the new one right next to the original.

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  2. I'm amazed at how well the newer fabrics match up with the originals, even to the sashings. You did a great job on the 'reproduction'! ---"Love"

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  3. Such fun to see both, great job, love them both!

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  4. What a great quilt. I don't age my fabric or quilts that I reproduce.

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  5. Fantastic job. I'm sure it was tricky getting the sashing just right.

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  6. Fabulous job. I adore both of them. You really captured the feel of the original. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. Love seeing both quilts together. Great job in reproducing the original and your fabric choices are perfect!

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  8. I came to this post through Dawn. Beatiful little reproduction quilt. Must have been a fun project to make.
    Groetjes
    Annemieke

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  9. I came to this post through Dawn. Beatiful little reproduction quilt. Must have been a fun project to make.
    Groetjes
    Annemieke

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  10. You really captured the feel of the original. Thanks for sharing.


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