Old and Early Inspirations

~ Antique Quilts ~ Hooked Rugs ~ Samplers ~

Monday, June 14, 2010

May June Challenge

A most gorgeous little quilt
by Lori Rippey

I dropped the ball
on this blog
and challenge

Will do better for the
next one!

Little Blue Quilt

this piece is for sale on eBay right now

what is it about
that shade of blue...

Challenge # 2

recreate this little quilt
and send me
a photo
to enter

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Hooked Rugs

every 0ld rug

inspires me in some way

color or design

Monday, April 5, 2010

April ~ May Challenge

Courthouse Steps

First things First

Had to laugh yesterday
upon opening an email from

we must have both seen this
antique piece
in the past few weeks
since this is
what she's working on

and it's the one
I had already chosen
for my first
Antique Inspiration Challenge
The challenge rules are fairly simple

~create your own piece
using the antique as inspiration...
you can hook, stitch or punch

~ send me a photo of your finished item
by midnight May 31st
do not post your photo
anywhere online before the contest ends

~I'll do a Random Drawing for
the prize winner from all entries
if a hooked or penny piece
wins you'll get wool
cotton piece gets quilt fabric
and so on...

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Antique Quilt Block Challenge

It seems forever ago

I issued this challenge
for use of the antique quilt block
plus the option of
my added doodles...

even with an extended
response was small
but wonderful!

Thanks ladies
for your fine work
I love them all...




Each of you will be receiving a

little prize package from me

in the next few weeks


my own piece is still

in progress