Tied denim and khaki farm quilt, with a flannel back. My mother found this at a north East Texas estate sale out in the country, for $5.
This quilt top was acquired from one of the women who made it, Karen Smith. She explained that it was the project of a 1975 quilting class taught by Pam Hammond in Chatsworth, California. Smith won the quilt in a class raffle, and had tucked it away undisturbed for almost 40 years. Continue reading “1975 Equality Quilt Top”
Dated 1978 and found in central Florida.
“Neal” is embroidered on the hand-painted velvet angel. There’s a small patch that says “male” included near the top edge. It includes the universal peace symbol. To the right of the peace symbol is a landscape depicting a mountain valley with a river running through it. Stars seem to drift out from the angel. Continue reading “Figural quilt, “Neal” c. 1978″