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Grandmothers Quilt Book

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S: Grandmother's Quilts of Love

BC: "Love Ring" or "Nonesuch" pattern

FC: Grandmother's Quilts of Love

1: Grandmother's quilts have been planned, pieced and stitched with love. Each one tells a story. I always picture my loved ones wrapped up in their quilts.

2: How Many Quilts Are There?

3: 52 and still counting!

4: The inspiration for Grandmother's quilting came from her grandmother. This is the quilt block saved from a fire in the McLendon family home. It dates back to the late 1800s

5: The first quilt Grandmother made. It is cross-stitched and was made for the Four Post Bed on Gramercy

6: One of the early quilts made with many different blocks. It is a star pattern. A fabric with a border print was used to make as many different star blocks as possible. Sam helped put this quilt together as a young man.

7: 'The Double Monkey Wrench" Made to go in Grandmother and Grandad's bedroom at the ranch.

8: Positive/Negative | School House

9: The best things in life are quilted!

10: Hull Jr's "Young Man's Fancy" or "Double Nine" Pattern

11: An early mosaic quilt made from scrap fabrics

12: Baby Quilts | Mary Katherine | Frances & Kendall | Grayson | Abigail & Maitlyn

13: Coke Youngblood | David Reed

14: "Pickle Dish" Made for the Bird Room at the ranch

15: Blended Quilt The center is antique chintz from the curtains at Gramercy House dating back to the late 1960s

16: Grandmother's favorite quilt "North Carolina Lilies"

17: "Grief & Mourning" Pineapple pattern finished in 2002, after Hull died

18: Christmas | 4 center blocks are "Mariner's Compass"

19: Quilts | "Jacob's Ladder"

20: Given with love to dear friends Katherine Priddy and Leah Green | Grandmother's Garden | Nine Patch set on point

21: Gift to Finley Ewing "Log Cabin" block in pink, which was his favorite color

22: Roger's "Neck Tie" Chinese Coins pattern made from fabrics of neckties Grandmother made out of French fabrics from the 1970s | "Nine Patch" College graduation gift for Abigail

23: Several of the 13 "Quillows" (quilt and a pillow in one) given to each of the grandchildren for Christmas 1998

24: Carolee's Mexican Dress Quilt

25: "Nine Patch" patterns made for Gayle & Maitlyn

26: Given with love to The Norris Family | Travis | Randy

27: Clayton | Meredith | Genie

28: Suzii's "Seven Sisters" | "Jacob's Ladder" Graduation gift for Grayson | A quilt is a treasure which follows its owner everywhere.

29: Frances' "Crazy Quilt" | Mary Katherine's "Paletas"

30: Sam's "Bow Tie" | Chase's "Texas Star"

31: Kendall's College Graduation Gift "Flying Geese" made in Ole Miss colors

32: Kaffe Fassett Designs | Gwen's " Leafy Snowball" | Genie's "Red Column"

33: Meredith's College Graduation Gift

34: Log Cabin Stars

35: 1970s Log Cabin

36: "Basket Pattern" made for the 2 beds in Skyroom at the Ranch | Mary Katherine made for Grandmother

37: Grandmother took lessons to learn fine quilting and the rocking stitch and made this pillow | "Orange Peel Pattern"

38: Color Wheel Made in Enid Collin's Class

39: Orphan Block Quilt

40: The Quilt Room

41: Ohio Rose | Texas Star | Fan | Trip Around The World | Texas Star

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