War of 1812 Era Fabrics Now in

Subscribe to the Great Lakes Seaway Trail War of 1812 Quilt Challenge blog to keep up with another great War of 1812 quilting project.  A recent post profiles some beautiful new fabrics:

“Lately Arrived from London” will delight fans of early calicoes and chintzes. The collection recreates fabrics from the turn of the 19th century when Americans imported their cottons. Traders brought the world’s luxury goods to wharves in Philadelphia,Boston and New York. Each piece is named for a trading ship that sailed intoAmerican harbors – the Charming Betsy, the Brigantine Sally, the Ship Surprise.

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About Mary Simpson

Mary is one of the facilitators for barnquilttrails.ca, a Canadian network of quilters, rural organizations, museums, historians, sponsors and many others with a passion for rural Canada. We are working together to promote and enhance rural creativity, the arts, Canadian heritage and culture.

Posted on August 20, 2011, in Quilt Blocks., Tips & Techniques., War of 1812 and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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