Tuesday, February 28, 2012

You Never Know Where You Might Find A Crazy Quilt

The last time I picked my daughter
up from the airport, I was
surprised by what I saw.
This time I brought
a camera in hopes of seeing it
It was late in the evening
and no one was around,
so I took lots of photos.
Oh to be 12 feet tall,
instead of 5'2"......
I could have gotten closeups of
all of it. 
 Next time, maybe
I can sneak in a ladder.
Wonder what the TSA
regulations are, on that???
At the end of a long hallway
 was this....

The following photos are closeups,
I thought the details were fascinating.

I have many more photos to add.
But, blogger thinks this is
enough for today.
I hope you find these photos
interesting and maybe
find a seam treatment you
would like to try.
Love to all,


Brynwood Needleworks said...

Hi Deb:
I LOVE the strawberries!!! This is one gorgeous quilt! Thanks for taking your camera and capturing images to share with your friends.

Judy said...

Yes Deb, what a gorgeous piece of art.Just want to touch it, and look more closely at it. Oh to have more fabric art displayed in prominent places!

Brinda said...

Wow! What a wonderful quilt!I love the variety of stitches. Thanks for sharing!

Dorthe said...

What a fantastic and beautiful old quilt, dear Deb- so many hours of wonderful work went into this - I understand your facination.
Hugs from rainy DK-

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

These are the crazy quilts I love the most. Thank you for posting the pick.
I've had a revelation.

kerrykatiecakeskeb43 said...

Outstanding Deb! I love all the details, especially those strawberries! Thank you so much for sharing these photos!

Lorraine@creativedaily said...

What a treat - lovely close ups showing the details....

Just the Two of US said...

i love that quilt! beautiful`

Jillayne said...

Wow! I love it Deb and I can just see you trying to get it all - how funny, but how understandable!
I love these kinds of crazy quilts; such a riot of colour and texture and embellishment. I have one I started years ago in a real mix of colours and now I am itching to drag it out again and do some more...

libbyquilter said...

those strawberries are wonderful looking and that boot amazing~!!~ and yes, i should look at these photos for seam treatments that i have not yet tried. what a great post. :-) libbyQ

Suztats said...

Fantastic pics! Thanks so much for sharing them!

ShirleyC said...

Pack you step ladder next time! Wonder what they would think? LOL
That is a beautiful piece of art!

Connie Eyberg Originals said...

I am drooling over that quilt! So many details to look at. Thank you for sharing the larger image and the closeups. There are so many interesting icons. I love how the umbrella and ladies boot are incorporated into their blocks. Love it all!

Magpie's Mumblings said...

Oh wow - what a treasure!! It's amazing that it would be on display in the airport - was there anything on it to give more of the history? I enjoyed the seam treatments and the boot and THEN I saw those strawberries!! They look good enough to eat.

Createology said...

This quilt is such a treasure of stitches past. I wonder what the timeline of this quilt might be. It is very vintage. I can just imagine the ladies sitting in the parlor stitching on their CQ blocks...in very dim lighting. Just beautiful...Thank you for sharing this.

carole brungar said...

Love the strawberries :))

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