Dating antique quilt fabric

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This practical handbook compiled by Trestain, an experienced quilt appaiser,. Antique and vintage fabric runs the gamut from Middle Eastern silk to 1950s atomic prints to 1970s classics by (for example) Finland's Marim.

Explore Julie Butler's board " Dating Old Fabric " on Pinterest, the world's catalog of ideas. 24 08 - Perhaps you've experienced a shiver down your spine when you find a vintage fabric ; you just know it's old and the real thing at first glance.

MATERIAL CULTURE' height='288px; ' id='Header1_headerimg' src=' Jxx O-C9s/WPyef UGu Fu I/AAAAAAABPe Y/FQyp FKzw Sq8ndp Jxi ZGsg M2Nkp1Wxw ETQCK4B/s1600/spring+2017.jpg' style='display: block' width='1008px; '/Yesterday a friend blew me away with an OLD quilt she recently got from her sister.

There is NO history - only that her sister's Mother-in-law was an antique dealer (many years ago).

It was the most I had ever paid for something so small.

Excitedly I bid on another, a large early 20th century quilt (so they said), that from a distance was visually dynamic, colorful and in great shape. I say thankfully because when I took my finds to my quilt study group, they told me what I had actually bought.

by Kris Driessen, Hickory Hill Antique Quilts Hickory Hill Quilts.

20th-century quilters tended to use wider spaces between their lines.Sharon's Antiques - antique and vintage fabric from the 19th century to the 1950's .These fabrics date from the last half of the 19th century and the first decade. One of the reasons I keep returning to my local Goodwill Outlet bins is because I never know what will.I never expected to see such designs in antique quilts .Old quilts (pre 1970) are inspirational treasures for anyone interested in vintage quilts and quilt .

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