A few days ago I had to remove a few boxes so that a new AC could be installed in my work room. Look what I found!
This is a civil war quilt I started in 2011! I could not believe it! Barbara Brackman, a bestselling author and quilt historian started a Civil War Quilt blog in January 2011. Every Saturday you get a block with the history and the cutting instructions and it runs to the end of the year. A new quilt has been started every year since then! Thank goodness I only did the 2011 one! So if you would like to start one go to Barbara Brackman”s Civil War Quilt blog, you are only 8 blocks behind, you can still catch up!
Well, when I found my “little treasure” I had made 27, 8″ blocks and needed to make another 22 blocks! To my horror I discovered I didn’t keep up with the printing of the blocks after August 2011! Well all was not lost! They had printed a book and I had it, “Barbara Brackman’s Civil War Sampler 50 Quilt Blocks with Stories from History”
So the journey began again! Lucky I had kept all the fabrics and the few pages I had printed in the box with the blocks and with the book I was A for away! As I opened the book I fell in love with the setting of the quilt on the cover, this quilt was made by Becky Brown, of Montpelier, Virginia and machine quilted by Deb Jacobs in 2011.
Well if the week treats me well I will be machine quilting my quilt this week!
From a happy quilter!
Till next week