I've been too busy helping my fella friend to do any sewing so today I am sharing photos of one of the few antique quilts in my collection. I bought this about 20 years ago when my guild took a bus trip to Kalona, Iowa. I have no history on it, but it is 130 years old or more.
The pattern is a variation of the Union Square or Contrary Wife block. Don't you just love how we can't keep the names straight. Isn't it interesting how the blocks are sometimes scrappy and sometimes not. Two of the blocks have a pair of little triangles arranged wrong. Have you ever done that on purpose in one of your quilts. Nobody is perfect, so you better not try to achieve it in your quilts. Wouldn't want to insult God. Like there's a chance I'd make a "perfect" quilt. HA
Things aren't likely to settle down with my fella friend real soon. It looks like he will be moving. Just how soon or where to we don't know. Mental illness is ugly to deal with. It brings me great joy to know that I am making a difference in his life.
Time to check out the blogs linked at Judy's.