And it is probably my favorite quilt ever! Despite all the teeeny hand applique (little baskets that are only 1.5 inches) and lots and lots of hand quilting, it was wonderful to honor the earlier quilters who made the original crib quilt for a very loved child.
|Virginia is for Lovers, 2011|
16" x 16"
And here is the antique inspiration quilt, made in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in 1845. Yes, this quilt actually survived the Civil War and is more than 160 years old.
Circa 1845 crib quilt from Virginia
Thanks again, Amy for hosting this virtual quilt show. I love seeing what makes other quilters hearts SING!!!!! Click on the logo to see the show.