This post contains affiliate links for which I receive compensation.

Loving Stitches

by Nita Jenkins
(Arlington TX)

I found this quilt top at an antique store on our trip back to my husband's home state of West Virginia. It was on 1/2 price and I could not pass it up. It had a tag on back for the WV Heritage Quilt Search.

Got in the car and immediately searched for it. It was made in 1890!

Too fragile to use but what an amazing piece of history from almost 130 years ago!

To know the maker and time is very special to me.

Comments for Loving Stitches

Click here to add your own comments

Dec 11, 2018
by: SueJean

What an amazing find, Nita!! Those log cabin blocks are still stunning. This piece of history took a lot of time and effort. I can't imagine any of my quilts lasting that long. You came along at just the right time to snag that treasure!!

Click here to add your own comments

Click here to return to Your Show and Tell.

If you enjoyed this article and found it helpful, please let me know by clicking this button - thank you!

Quilt patterns, books and kits to tempt you!

Click any of the images or links below for more info...

Subscribe to our StashTalk Newsletter