Another Vintage Quilt Top

Sometimes I see a quilt top for sale and I don’t know what it is that draws me to it but I just have to have it.  This was one of those tops. I paid $45 for it, and that is 2 times what I would normally do, but It just said buy me.

The fabric is very sheer…In a few of the pictures I put my hand behind the top and you can see my hand showing through.   Since it is such sheer fabric I am thinking it is going to become a summer quilt.  I will use a very thin batting, and an all over hand quilting design…like a simple Grid, or Baptist fan.
Here are pictures of the fabrics (click to enlarge)

Happy Quilting


8 thoughts on “Another Vintage Quilt Top

  1. Sara says:

    Ahh, come on, they all say “Buy ME” you just felt sorry for this one and now it is in a happy place!

  2. Leilani Lee says:

    I am ways fascinated by old quilts that were never finished. I can’t help but wonder who it was that spent so much time on it and why it was never finished. Thank you for sharing! Leilani

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  3. Great find! Some of the fabrics look like cotton voile, so a summer quilt is really appropriate, since it could be made from leftovers of summer dresses … =D

  4. seapunk2 says:

    After doing a search on finishing a very thin quilt top, I found you here! You may have seen it – the blue, yellow and white log cabin on eb*y, just made an offer and it’s coming my way. Summer quilt, it is! 🙂


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