From the cottage of Maud and Claude

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Fabric Time Machine

On the front of this vintage quilt block are various patterns in a delightful array of colors:



On the backside is a time machine:



I'm so thankful many quilters used whatever was sitting around them instead of cutting quilt patterns out of plain tracing paper.  By finding quilt blocks with newspaper/magazine pattern pieces affixed to the actual quilt block, it further helps to date the block but it's also an interesting walk down memory lane.

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