Saturday, June 5, 2010

Art Sunday-Amish Quilts

I am headed off to Indiana tomorrow early in the morning-and visits to Shipshewana and with Mom living in Amish country quilting will be all around us; thought I would share a bit.

http://www.shipshewana.com/shopping.php shopping

http://www.amishcountrylanes.com/Pages/Indiana1List.shtml a link to quilts

Double Irish Chain Amish Quilt 86x106

Garden Patchwork Amish Quilt  86x102

an article of general information on amish quilting http://www.womenfolk.com/quilting_history/amish.htm

I have learned that the Amish in Indiana use a much wider acceptable color palet than those in Pennsylvania

Blooming Nine Patch King Bed Quilt

Amish Country Collectible Handmade Quilted Amish Bar Throw / Crib Quilt

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