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Friday, March 22, 2013
A Missing Miniature Quilt
This is a photo of a miniature yo-yo quilt made by my friend Pat Lewis. You may remember that she is the leader of the famous Yo-Yo ladies in Paducah, KY. I can hardly believe it, but someone managed to steal it out of a display case at the National Quilt Museum. It is so tiny - only 6" square, that even on the bed it would easily fit in a purse. If you see this quilt anywhere, please contact the museum. Also, this is listed as missing on The Lost Quilt Come Home website. It is a sad day in quiltdom.
Other news, here is a finished miniature that you saw in progress:
Without exception, I learn something new on every project. The yellow print was probably not the best choice for the stars - too much print going on for such a small piece. It makes the outline of the stars look a bit muddled. Oh well, another lesson learned. The fabrics are circa 1880's.
Till next time............