Animal Week: Day Three
More birds, and I'l try to finish with them today. But, I keep finding more in my Quilt Vault!
These two sassy birds are from the Garden Bouquet vintage set of blocks. They appear in every single flower block - all 25 of them! I redrafted these 20 years ago from the 1930s designs of Florence LaGanke. My blocks are 12" x 12" and this small quilt is 34" x 34".
|Five Block Garden Bouquet quilt: 34" x 34"|
These two birds were given names! They are Saucy Bird and Meek Bird! I took the original urn pattern that composed of templates and turned them into a single piece of appliqué. Very easy, indeed! The rest of the images (flowers, birds) are also raw edge appliqué.
Here is a vintage quilt top from the 1930s. What do you think? Very lavender! The anonymous maker kept one bird yellow and the other blue.
|Vintage Garden Bouquet owned by Sue Reich of Massachusetts|
And one photographed for Quilt Magazine many years ago:
|Vintage quilt with a lovely border as it is in the pattern|
You can find the 58 page digital pdf pattern in my Etsy shop! Garden Bouquet