Last weekend, my husband and I spent a lovely morning walking around the Montana Historical Society in Helena, MT. I was very much interested in seeing their “Through the Eye of the Needle: A Detailed View of Historic Textiles” exhibit and we both wanted to visit the WW1 exhibit again before they took it all … Continue reading An Unexpected Discovery
Since that fateful day in October when I was invited to a private viewing of the heirloom quilts at the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula, I have been continually searching for more “T” quilts and any new information that I can find on the topic. This means that I spend a significant amount of time … Continue reading Heirloom Double T Quilt
Back on November 30 on shared photo’s of the 5 different T quilts I had going on at that time. One was the reproduction red and white T quilt, then I had my scrappy test blocks, Double T made with the Maywood Studio’s Paradise fabrics, the Wonky Blocks and the reverse image red and white … Continue reading Red and Black Double T Quilt
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! Before I begin this article I would like to apologize for the premature post that was sent out on Sunday night. I was in the middle of writing it when WordPress decided to post it while I was typing a sentence. Today however, you get the full tutorial, because we are … Continue reading T-Block Sew Along – January’s Block
Working with the second pattern in this “T” block series has been as much fun as the first one. When I started this project I wondered if I would quickly tire of making this T’s, but instead the new ideas keeps flowing. If I am ever to fulfill all the designs in my head I … Continue reading It’s T block Show and Tell Day!
The red and white reproduction T quilt is done just in time for the festivities of the season. It’s small, measuring at 50 x 75”, the perfect size for my dining room table. I have many bed coverings and at this time I do not need another, so I decided to make this quilt a … Continue reading Reproduction T Quilt
When I first decided to remake the antique “T” quilt, I spent a lot of time trying to date the materials. I felt confident in my conclusions regarding the red fabric and the batting, but the backing fabric was a bit of an enigma for me. I knew it was not as old as the … Continue reading Fabric Pattern Sleuthing