Subject: Re: This quilt has me a bit buffaloed
From: Susan Seater <seatermindspring.com>
Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2010 02:30:02 -0500
X-Message-Number: 1

Dear Laura and others, I also recognize the blue used in the binding
and for a butterfly. I guess Peter Pan. It was widely used here and
came in several colorways. Before 1990 I am sure. If it is still of
interest, I can look for it tomorrow. I do not recognize any of the others.

Susan in Raleigh NC.


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Subject: movie clothing question
From: Andi <areynolds220comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2010 05:35:27 -0600
X-Message-Number: 2

I apologize for being off quilt, but I'm watching the movie Mr. North,
starring Anthony Edwards and am intrigued. So much of the clothing is
white. It is set in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1926. I associate white
clothes with northern resorts and summer, but why? Was that a
beat-the-heat maneuver? I grew up with the "no white after Labor Day"
rule, but why was that? And, I grew up in the South, and there was
nothing special about wearing white in summer to stay cool. Seersucker,
yes.

Andi in Paducah, KY


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Subject: Re: movie clothing question
From: Kittencat3aol.com
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2010 08:05:45 EST
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White during the summer was indeed an effort to beat the heat, at least in
the north. That's also why white dinner jackets are associated with hot
climates.

Lisa Evans

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Subject: Re: movie clothing question
From: "deb" <debquiltingposs.com>
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2010 08:20:03 -0500
X-Message-Number: 4

White/light colors reflect the heat, dark colors absorb the heat. Would it
also have something to do with the upper class showing off that they could
wear clothing that got dirty easily as they had help who would clean it?

Debbie
Quilting Possibilities
Forked River, NJ



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Subject: Re: This quilt has me a bit buffaloed
From: "Beth Davis" <bethdan533frontiernet.net>
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2010 09:27:36 -0500
X-Message-Number: 5

Good Morning,
It is definitely not one of the Smithsonian reproduction quilts, as there
were only a few which included Harriet Powers Bible Quilt, the Baltimore
Album style, The Great Seal (has an appliquéd eagle) and the Sunburst
quilt.
I checked over mail order catalogs for Butterfly quilts since 1980's and
didn't see any which look like the one on eBay, which Karen pointed out.
Looking at the pictures of that quilt, it doesn't really look like an
imported quilt to me, as even though the stitches are a bit large, it is
well quilted, not normally what is seen in imported quilts. The quilt has
been washed (looks like several times) and generally wouldn't really stay
together that well if it were an imported quilt. And as Laura mentioned,
the fabrics are ones that we commonly used in the 80's.
Although American made textiles were used for the appliqué and
Chinese-made cotton for the backing and batting. The quilt was sewn by
machine, but quilted by hand. Another fact: Each of the Smithsonian
quilts took 50 hours of labor by 3 or 4 workers.

Beth Davis
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Subject: Re: This quilt has me a bit buffaloed
From: Laura Syler <texasquiltcoairmail.net>
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2010 09:16:04 -0600
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Beth's comments got me thinking- again!! Sorry!!
In the late 80's early 90's there was a family that had a string of
"quilt shops" selling quilts - which they claimed were NOT imported
because they employed the people to make them in the states, but they
looked like import quilts. Each shop had the word "ROSE" in the
name...my first encounter with them was a shop in Childress, TX on
HWY 287 (for most people from around here - the road to New Mexico
and Colorado snow-skiing destinations) where they always had a king
size lone star hanging outside (gasp!) on a huge frame. I think that
one was Cactus Rose Quilts??? May be wrong- I've slept since then~~
when I strolled through and asked where the 200+ quilts were made,
the lady was very vague about location, except that they supervised
ALL construction and chose all the fabrics - again like the quilt in
question - some were vaguely familiar (having owned a quilt shop) but
most were pretty obscure...Not for certain, but I believe they told
me that they used an Asian family that had relocated to Tennessee or
Kentucky to make the quilts...and that they had done this in their
homeland...not imported imports?????

Stitches were big, all applique done in white thread (for shame!!
LOL) Quilting minimal. This was, I think my first encounter with what
I truely felt were import quilts with applied bindings.
Oh, and they had 6 or 7 "Amish" quilts that also just didn't feel
right....right colors, but quality just wasnt there...but Lord love
'em, the prices were!!! I remember a Sunshine and Shadow - 40" square
for $2500.00

We decided that they were there for the sole purpose to capitalize on
the traffic heading up to the ski slopes and the need to decorate
their condos....

OK, enough procrastinating and contemplation...back to piecing on the
machine so I can get to the hand quilting that I really love!!

Laura


Laura Syler
Certified Appraiser of Quilted Textiles
Teacher, Lecturer, Judge
Richardson, TX
972-345-2787
hi-spiritairmail.net





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Subject: Vintage my b---erfly
From: Pepper Cory <pepcorymail.clis.com>
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2010 14:19:03 -0500
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First reaction: oh yeah, imports. One caveat: until I'm nose-to-nose with
the quilt etc etc so this isn't definite but yep, this looks like a batch of
imported quilts. From where--who knows? Haiti? China?
Pepper

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Pepper Cory
Teacher, author, designer, and quiltmaker
203 First Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 726-4117

Website: www.peppercory.com and look me up on www.FindAQuiltTeacher.com

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Subject: IIQSG
From: "Catherine Litwinow" <litwinow62msn.com>




We, of the Iowa, Illinois Quilt Study Group,(IIQSG), are very proud
that some of the participants, in the study group, have been mentioned
on QHL.

The IIQSG usually meets the first Saturday in April, however, because
of Easter, we will meet the second Saturday, April 10,2010.

Sandy Schweitzer, AQS appraiser will be leading the study with her
discussion of "Feed Sacks" and Depression Era Quilts. The topic for
the day is Depression Quilts, and anyone wanting to have information
or just display their quilt may bring them.

This will be held in the Kalona Quilt and Textile Museums, in Kalona,
Iowa, where all of our meetings are held. Registration begins at 9:00
am.

The IIQSG is inviting any, in the surrounding states, that would like
to participate to come and if anyone would like a copy of the study
page, similar to the worksheet we will use, please contact Catherine
Litwinow at litwinow62msn.com<mailto:litwinow62msn.com>.

The Quilt and Textile museums will present, at this time a display of
Depression Quilts in it's "English" (anyone non-Amish) gallery and
Amish quilts from 1930's-40's, in the Amish Gallery.

"Pieces of Time", the magazine which has made IIQSG subscribers more

in touch with history, will be available as the springtime issue, and
available for subscription or purchase. Gloria Nixon shared
information about "The Father of Feed Sacks: Asa T. Bales" in one of
the earlier magazines, and is the author of the new book "Feed Sack
Secrets: Fashion from Hard Times". Some of the other writers for our
magazine have been and continue to be: Sue Wildemuth, Rosie Werner,
Susan Price Miller, Gaye Rice Ingram, as well as new writers who wish
to write such as, Sue Deitrich, Kathy Last, Susan Mardock, and others
and have been very accepted
in their research and writing. Pieces of Time does solicit writers
and it is done on a non paying basis. Favorable comments have come
from many who have read the magazine.

We invite you to come and realize how truly amazing it has been that,
pieces of cloth have stitched us together.

For more information contact -Catherine Litwinow.
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Subject: Wearing white in 1926
From: "Newbie Richardson" <pastcraftsverizon.net>


White cotton and linen was the most comfortable clothing to wear in the
sticky humid summers before A/C. It was easy to wash/launder as there
were
no colors to run. Same reason we see so many white on white quilted
whole
cloth spreads through out the 19th century. There may have been some
class
snobbery, too, as the more elaborate outfits would have needed ironing
even
in the hot summer.

Infants were dressed in white as they were "sexless" and - again - it
could
be easily boiled and bleached.

No white shoes/handbags after Labor Day ( which I still observe,
actually)
is a hold over from the formality of dress and the evolution of activity
appropriate dress - a nineteenth century construct that went way
overboard
at the end of the 19th century, and which many of us on this list
remember.
Think bare shoulders/ dE9colletE9 for evening dress - high
necklines/long
sleeves for day time dress, etc. Cocktail dress vs. dinner dress,vs.
evening
dress,etc.

Fashion trivia: The "tuxedo" was actually designed by my great
grandfather,
Mr. Daedmund, who lived in Tuxedo Park NY (now a part of Manhattan). He
and
his circle of friends did not like having to put on full evening attire
for
dinner ( white tie) in the heat of July and August. They got together
with
their tailor and designed the "evening jacket" AKA the Tuxedo.

Newbie where the snow is up to my hip in the middle of the street! The
last
time DC haad asnow of t his scale, it was 1979 - I remember as that was
the
year I was engaged and my now husband could not get back into his house
when
he got home frm a tirp - sohe h ad to sleep on our couch for 4 days.

Very good sewing weather!

Newbie Richardson


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Subject: thanks
From: Andi <areynolds220comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2010 06:21:23 -0600
X-Message-Number: 1

Thanks for the replies re: white in summer. What would those
fashion-conscious folks think of today's ubiquitous blue jeans?

Andi in Paducah, awaiting a pile of snow later today and tonight


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Subject: Snow day 1979
From: "Martha Spark" <msparkfrii.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 11:38:34 -0500
X-Message-Number: 2

Hi Newbie and others,

You reminded me of that wonderful storm back in 1979. Ah, I remember it
well, as I was very fortunate to have made it out of NYC the day before on
a bus headed for Long Beach Island, NJ. Once on LBI, I remember seeing the
news of people cross country skiing down 5th Avenue and thinking to
myself, "Now that would be fun!". Back in LBI, the snow drifts gathered
into weird, arctic, asymmetrical shapes, forced by the whipping winds
across the landscape. I still have vivid memories of that weekend where I
braved the zero degree temps to go out in the waist high snow and take
"artistic" pictures of the unusual, windblown drifts. They were so
surreal. I could only stay out for short periods of time, lest my camera
parts would freeze - literally!

I hope everyone in the hardest hit areas is staying warm. I'm thinking
about you.

Martha Spark (former NJ-ite)
in rainy Oregon
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Subject: Re: Snow day 1979
From: pollymellocomcast.net
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 17:06:41 +0000 (UTC)
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From the heart of "Snowmagedon"

C2A0 38.2 inches of snow here in Elkridge, Maryland! They have not plowed
our street, so, we a snowbound! Good news, I am working on quilt projects.
We are waiting for another 12-18" tomorrow. We may be stranded until sprin
g.

Polly Mello

Elkridge, Maryland

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Subject: Quilt news - quilt purchased by museum
From: kyra hicks <kyra262yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 10:55:56 -0800 (PST)
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QHL -

Just a quick note now that it is public. I'm very excited to share that one
of my quilts, Black Barbie, was recently purchased by the Fenimore Art Mus
eum in Cooperstown, NY.A0 The museum has a noted American folk art collect
ion and more than 100 quilts in its permanent collection.

You can see a photo of the quilt at the museum's blog:
http://folkartcooperstown.blogspot.com/

Best,A0 Kyra
Still digging out of the snow here in Arlington, VA

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Subject: Re: Snow day 1979
From: Mitzioakes <mitzioakesaol.com>

Gosh Darn - we have a pile of snowmobilers up here in Vermont that would just LOVE to be in your place! We are starving for snow.....Hope you get back to normal soon tho - we had 33" in January but that has been it for this winter.
Mitzi from snowless Vermont

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Subject: Re: Snow day 1979 - Mitzi's Posts
From: Jan Thomas <textiqueaol.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2010 14:17:08 -0700
X-Message-Number: 6

Still nothing from Mitzi. I can't blame it on aol. I use the address only.
None of aol's computer-controlling robots are in my computers. I had
them e-surgically removed several years ago.

Mitzioakes wrote:

Jan



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Subject: Re: Quilt news - quilt purchased by museum
From: Getfruitaol.com
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 18:18:19 EST
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Congratulations, Kyra.

Violet Vaughnes in California

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Subject: Snowmegeddon, Louisiana style
From: Gaye Ingram <gingramsuddenlink.net>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 17:25:05 -0600
X-Message-Number: 8

Polly, I marvel at the description of the drifts of snow that surround you. Being a native of Texas, you can appreciate how such piles of snow are quite beyond the Louisiana imagination.

But we are having the equivalent of a Snow Day in Louisiana, dealing with something almost so incomprehensible as your snow. On Saturday, New Orleans elected a new mayor and on Sunday, the Saints won the Superbowl.

I hope any interested Hoosiers will not take umbrage at my mentioning the surprising victory of the N.O. Saints. It surprised no one more than Louisianians.

So there were not so many parties as one might expect for a Super Bowl game. Folks invited guests for lunch and sent them home before the opening whistle blew in Florida. They watched the game in what they feared would be the privacy of their own misery. Yet somehow hopeful. Just not sure what hopeful meant about them.

So as soon as we comprehended what had happened, people began to call one another up and to gather. All over these North Louisiana woods, firecrackers fired well past 1 AM.

My sister lives in St. Gabriel/Sunshine, just out of Baton Rouge. She called to marvel with me over what had just happened, and as we talked, an ersatz parade---the village firetruck and 3 police cars, sirens going full blast, followed by all the dogs in the community---went past her house.

That was happening all over South Louisiana. Friends who had been faithful followers of the Saints for 40 years, who had gone to games though they wore sacks on their heads, were
forming post-game parties. N.O. schools, private and public, are out. In
Hammond, owners of shops and gas stations had put signs on their places saying
they would be closed Monday. I imagine half the area along I-10 is shut
down today.

Of course, we are a different lot up here, British, not French. But we feel the shock and
amazement. Yet, for us, it's been what children in elementary school call a "free day'---like a snow day without the snow.

A knowing friend in a western state had discovered a statistic proving that Louisianians were the "happiest" people in America, happier than people in any other state. A Hoosier herself, naturally she had intended to support Indianapolis in the game. When it looked like the Saints might win, her husband told her the team had never made it to a Bowl game in all these years and only once to the playoffs. Her generous heart turned and she said she agreed a New Orleans victory would not be so bad. In fact, she observed, being so happy anyway, we would know how to appreciate a victory and how to throw a victory party. After all, she mused, what would folks in Indiana do in celebration----throw the sofas off their front porches?

Happy in Louisiana,
Gaye

My favorite comment, however, came from a friend in Denver. She called after the
game to say she and her husband had relented and begun to support the Saints as
the game progressed. Her husband had said, "Lorie, think of it: there will be
rejoicing in the French Quarter if they win. What will people do in Indiana if
the Colts win?" Lorie said she thought for a moment and said, "Maybe go out on
their porches and push the sofas off?"


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Subject: Re: Quilt news - quilt purchased by museum
From: "Larry Wohlgemuth" <larrywgreenhills.net>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 18:34:22 -0600
X-Message-Number: 9

Great quilt, Kyra! I never felt Barbie and I had anything in common either.
I was neither rich, skinny, or ditzy. Her and tiggy did a lot to destroy
girls self esteem regardless of color. Thankfully, I was raised in the
country and knew little of pop culture until I was too old to care.

Sherrie in Missouri

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Subject: [qhl] Re: Quilt news - quilt purchased by museum

Congratulations, Kyra.

Violet Vaughnes in California

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Subject: Re: Quilt news - quilt purchased by museum
From: Kittencat3aol.com
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 21:44:16 EST
X-Message-Number: 10

What wonderful news! Congratulations!

Lisa Evans

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Subject: Re Snowmegeddon/LA: another OOPS!
From: Gaye Ingram <gingramsuddenlink.net>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 22:29:04 -0600
X-Message-Number: 11

When I wrote my LA response to Polly M's description of the drifts of snow in MD, describing Louisiana's version of a "snow day," I intended to keep private the identity of my friend who had made what I thought was a wonderful comparison between the way Louisianans and Hoosiers might celebrate a Superbowl victory. Just in case any Hoosier might take umbrage with the description, which was made with affection.

Of course, I have Suddenlink as a cable provider. And we do have our little sudden outages that become onages almost as quickly. The results are either whatever we were writing in email is lost completely or it is sent as it is. The latter happened. I had edited out my "western friend's" name . When the computers came up again, I saw my editing was for naught.

I'm sort of like Huck Finn when the widow assured him Tom Sawyer would not be in Heaven. If Heaven is hooked up to Suddenlink, I might rethink my wishes.

Sorry, Lorie.

Gaye



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Subject: Funny RE: thanks
From: " Barb Vlack" <cptvdeosbcglobal.net>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 03:31:19 -0600
X-Message-Number: 1

I once asked a lady from another country what rule she followed for
wearing
white, since she wouldn92t be observing the bookends of Memorial Day
and
Labor Day as we do in the US. I got a blank look, as if to say, 93You
need a
rule?94



Barb Vlack
barbbarbvlack.com
I have fulfilled a $1000 fund raising promise for Alzheimer's research
and
am working on a second $1000 pledge. Cheer me on at:A0
www.AlzQuilts.org
For lectures and workshops, see www.findaquiltteacher.com/vlackb.html





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Subject: Re: qhl digest: February 08, 2010
From: "Linda Heminway" <ibquiltncomcast.net>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 07:38:49 -0500
X-Message-Number: 2

Kyra, I loved your Black Barbie, congrats on the purchase and notoriety. It
must be very validating. I have to share that I am an artist and I sold my
first three paintings right before Christmas and I know the feeling. Funny,
I am an artist with brush and other implements in hand, but I seldom do
artistic quilts, I love the traditional ones (and looking at the artistic
ones). But, that is what makes the world go 'round and what makes life
interesting. Thank goodness we all have different things we do.

I wanted to write to you all to share an exquisite quilt with you all. It
is on ebay, but I have no affiliation. Sadly, it is not one I can afford to
buy, but you all might remember my search for that perfect Turkey Red?
Well, this is exactly the kind of quilt I had in mind to make.

http://cgi.ebay.com/c-1860-Museum-Quality-Feathered-Star-QUILT-Red-Green_W0QQitemZ270524784739QQcmdZViewItemQQptZQuilts?hashitem3efc88a063

I wasn't going to add green to my red and white feathered star quilt until I
saw this particular version, now I know what I need to do. This is exactly
the kind of heavily quilted version that I shall make. Ah, but I have a
great deal of projects ahead of me before this one will make it to the
cutting board. But, I did want to share it. I feel it is breathtaking.
One day, I hope to share my own version of this quilt with you all. But,
don't hold your breath. : )
If anyone who is more of an expert than myself cares to comment on it, I
would love to read what you have to say. I would like to know more about
it. If anyone knows the name or has the specific pattern, I would also love
to be directed to it. The center of those stars is very interesting and I
am not sure I have seen this variation before.

Thanks for "listening",
Linda Heminway



heminwayfineart.com
http://heminwayfineart.ieasysite.com/index.html



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Subject: Re: Snowmegeddon, Louisiana style
From: "Dale Drake" <ddrakeccrtc.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 08:51:50 -0500
X-Message-Number: 3

Oh Gaye ... such an unkind cut! :-) I don't even HAVE a sofa on my front
porch! Just buried lawn furniture and a snow shovel.

And speaking of unkind cuts ... not only is Drew Brees a Purdue grad, but
the player who caught the interception (whose name escapes me right now) is
an Indiana University grad.

But this transplanted Hoosier with Louisiana roots enjoyed the game
immensely, because both outcomes would be good ones. We love technology -
we set up our webcam in front of the TV and video called my son in
Afghanistan so he could join in the party. Such fun!

I heard they cancelled the Sunday evening Mardi Gras parades because of the
game. And my heart sings at the outcome for New Orleans.

And we wrapped up in quilts .. (to get this discussion back on topic before
Kris raps our knuckles)

Dale in Indiana, where more snow is falling

Gaye said:
"Lorie, think of it: there will be rejoicing in the French Quarter if they
win. What will people do in Indiana if the Colts win?" Lorie said she
thought for a moment and said, "Maybe go out on their porches and push the
sofas off?"



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Subject: Re: Quilt news - quilt purchased by museum
From: lrcawleycomcast.net
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 13:56:52 +0000 (UTC)
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C2A0C2A0C2A0Congratulations Kyra--an honor well-deserved.C2A0 You'v
e cheered me up about my enforced move.C2A0 I've already made a note on m
y April calendar for a trip to Cooperstown (less than two hours from my new
home).C2A0

Cinda


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Subject: Re: qhl digest: February 08, 2010
From: jkusnitzaol.com
Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2010 09:34:10 -0500

A client brought me two pieces of what appears to me to be Egyptian appliq
ues. She wanted to learn more about them. I posted a photo on eboard under
Quilts. They are both the same and are 52x94" long. I found the research
paper written by Blaire O. Gagnon in Uncoverings 2003 and a bit of inform
ation in Celia Eddy's Quilted Planet and John Gillow's African Textiles.
Does anyone know any more about these? Would anyone be able to translate
the writing? Do I have it facing the right way to read? Is there a demand
for these? Any information would be greatly appreciated.


Helene Kusnitz
on Long Island







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Subject: Re: Snowmegeddon, Louisiana style
From: Gaye Ingram <gingramsuddenlink.net>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 8:56:14 -0600
X-Message-Number: 6

---- Dale Drake <ddrakeccrtc.com> wrote:
> Oh Gaye ... such an unkind cut! :-) I don't even HAVE a sofa on my front
> porch! Just buried lawn furniture and a snow shovel.

Dale Drake, since Louisisianans are the happiest people in the nation, and you have Louisiana blood running in your veins, I know you are happy for all of us. Think of it, Dale: 43 years! Forty-three long years, many of them with bags over heads. We had the father of Peyton Manning as our first GREAT HOPE and so we feel kinship with Indianapolis too, but it was time. It was just time. And please recall that Drew Brees was not on anybody's Most-Wanted list when the Saints went calling.

Yes, parades were cancelled: no one could get through the streets of the Quarter. Bayous Teche and Lafouche were lighted, River to Gulf. Churches held early services. And all those little towns had parades just like St. Gabriel's.

That's us: happy. Toss 2 life-time hurricanes at us in two weeks time; then two more the next year. Let the Corps of Engineers plug our levees with Playdoh. Plague us with mosquitoes, beetles, chiggers, and saucy serpents. We're still happy.

But Dale, if you could have located those lawn chairs and snow shovels on your porch, wouldn't you have been at least tempted?

Sooo glad your son got to see the game with family. Bless you all!

Gaye

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Subject: Re: Egyptian applique
From: Dana Balsamo <danabalsamoyahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 07:09:57 -0800 (PST)
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Hi Helene,
I've seen them come up at auction, from small fragments, to larger pieces.
A0 I was told they are from the 1930s.A0
At the textile auctions, they don't bring a lot...last year a small box wit
h about 6 fragments sold for $30.
My best,
Dana

Material Pleasures, LLC A0Antique and VintageA0Textiles - Wrap Yourself
in History www.materialpleasures.com



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Subject: Re: Snowmegeddon, Louisiana style
From: Mitzioakes <mitzioakesaol.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 10:27:35 -0500

I know some of you will not get this (don't ask me why!) but as the Mother of a NO gal - we loved to see the Saints win (course a lot of NOers party for no reason anyway.) But there is a parade today and our daughter is on her way (her bank closed!) with tailgate foods and she and her employees are going to see the Saints come marching home!!!!! WHO DAT!
Mitzi from snowless Burlington, Vermont

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Subject: RE: Snowmegeddon, Louisiana style
From: "Robins-Morris, Laura A" <lrobinsscharp.org>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 08:17:00 -0800
X-Message-Number: 11

As a transplanted Hoosier, I certainly don't resent the Saints'
well-earned and exciting victory. So party on, Gaye and Lousiannans!
As for sofas, I'm pretty sure that's what Hoosiers would say about
Kentuckians, and Kentuckians would say about their Tennessee neighbors,
and so it goes round and round :-) We Hoosiers can appreciate the humor
regardless.
Laura, in warm rainy Seattle, about which I doubt anyone would mention
sofas on porches but hate to think what they might say...


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Subject: Re: ***SPAM*** Quilt news - quilt purchased by museum
From: "Stephanie Grace Whitson" <stephaniestephaniewhitson.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 10:21:31 -0600
X-Message-Number: 12

Kudos, Kyra! Awesome. . .
Stephanie Whitson



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Subject: re:old Mountain Mist patterns availability
From: Pepper Cory <pepcoryclis.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 14:45:52 -0500
X-Message-Number: 13

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Hello all-Have been tracking down where to purchase old Mountain Mist
patterns since I'd like to buy a baker's dozen of old #56 (Scotch Plaid) for
a Scottish-theme class in 2011. From the Mountain Mist website (# no longer
in service so called the 800 # at Buffalo Batt). Could not leave a # since
voicemail is full to the Fabric Shack shop in Waynesville Ohio which lists
the pattern for sale. No go there too since voicemail is full and no answers
to another telephone #. Humph!
Help!
Pepper

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Pepper Cory
Teacher, author, designer, and quiltmaker
203 First Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 726-4117

Website: www.peppercory.com and look me up on www.FindAQuiltTeacher.com

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Subject: Re: Snow day 1979
From: "Sharron" <quiltnsharroncharter.net>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 15:10:29 -0600
X-Message-Number: 14

Here, try this. This is what Mitzi said to Gaye:

"I know some of you will not get this (don't ask me why!) but as the Mother
of a NO gal - we loved to see the Saints win (course a lot of NOers party
for no reason anyway.) But there is a parade today and our daughter is on
her way (her bank closed!) with tailgate foods and she and her employees are
going to see the Saints come marching home!!!!! WHO DAT!
Mitzi from snowless Burlington, Vermont "

Did ya'll get that?

Best regards,
Sharron Evans..................
......where it's sunny but too cold for me to go outside (47 deg) in
sparkling Spring, TX............


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Subject: re:old Mountain Mist patterns availability
From: Jan Thomas <textiqueaol.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2010 19:26:49 -0700
X-Message-Number: 15

Pepper;

The family also owns the decorating fabric shop a block away at this link:
http://www.lotsofabric.com/
If you can't get through at the Fabric Shack, call the daughter at lotsoffabric
customer service and they will get a message to the staff at the other store.

Jan

Pepper Cory wrote:
> No go there too since voicemail is full and no answers to another telephone #. Humph!
> Help!
> Pepper




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Subject: Commemorative Quilt-Bowling Green State University
From: Karen Alexander <karenquiltrockisland.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2010 19:40:58 -0800
X-Message-Number: 16

http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/about/page76454.html




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Subject: Re: The Infamous Turkey Red reproduction fabric search has ended....
From: "Stephanie Grace Whitson" <stephaniestephaniewhitson.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 22:30:48 -0600
X-Message-Number: 17

Linda, I'm thinking buying the bolt would be a good idea. You are never not
going to love Turkey Red. And who knows when you'll be able to find more of
what sings to you. Seriously.
Stephanie Whitson




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Subject: help for Elissa Goldstone
From: Shelly Zegart <zegartquiltgmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 14:28:14 -0500
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Hello all,

Elissa Goldstone has contacted me through a mutual colleague and would like
some help to do more field work on people coming together via quilts and
using this model in the public art arena. My first thoughts are that all
of you are the best resources for her. She has a proposed itinerary for
this trip at the end of this posting . If you have ideas for her please
email her directly at : elissa.goldstonegmail.com.. My thanks Shelly Zegart

"In New York, I do work for a wonderful public art non profit called
Creative Time (www.creativetime.org). Creative Time creates innovative
contemporary art projects in the public realm both in New York and around
the globe. I see public art as a means to engage people who may not have an
interest in fine art with artists and other creative thinkers.

I have always loved quilts and was taught to quilt at a very young age
(sadly, I have not improved very much since then!). Through the act of
quilting, I have met so many amazing women whose love of quilts have brought
them together and provided knowledge and joy to their lives. I think the
model of people coming together to quilt, either through church, Internet,
school, etc... is very relevant to public art. I think public art could
benefit from the quilting model; it is with this in mind that I would like
to study the manners in which quilters work and why.

So far I have divided my search into the following categories (what do you
think?): female / male quilters; religious quilt groups; Caucasian , ethnic
quilters,other racial groups ; socio-economic group differences ; rural and
urban ; level of education; employment of quilter; and if the quilter makes
quilts primarily to sell

Please let me know if you have any more thoughts on this project, as well
as ANY suggestions as to where I should visit along the way. Any
information, as well as criticism, woulld be much appreciated."

Many thanks and very best,

Elissa



Elissa's proposed itinerary:



We will be driving through Pennsylvania, Virginia and to Kentucky from March
1-6.
We will then spend several days in Louisville Kentucky and drive through KY
to western TN for a night or so, Mississippi for a night or so, and on to
Hill Country Texas.
Then to Austin for a few days. We may also drive west to spend a night in
Marfa Texas.
We will most likely leave Texas on the 16th of March. From there we will
drive through Louisiana and spend a few days in New Orleans leaving
Louisiana around the 20th.
Then to Georgia for a few nights in Eastern Tennessee.
Then to N. Carolina - we will probably spend a 2 or 3days ( if not more)
that means we will probably be in N Carolina from March 25th until March 26.
From there, we will drive back home through Virginia, Maryland and Eastern
Pennsylvania to arrive back in New York City o

Shelly ZegartPlaid Mountain Mist pattern
16. Re: Museum Sale

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Subject: Egyptian Applique
From: Ady Hirsch <adamroninetvision.net.il>

Direction wise you got it right. The Arabic text is "Bism Allah, Masha'a
Allah" - "In the name of God, in Go'd will [God willing]". Hope this helps

Ady in Israel


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Subject: Re: Egyptian applique
From: Ady Hirsch <adamroninetvision.net.il>


Dear Helene

Direction wise you got it right. Arabic, like Hebrew' is written from right
to left. The Arabic text is "Bism Allah, Masha'a Allah" - "In the name of
God, in Go'd will [God willing]".

Hope this helps

Ady in Israel




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Subject: Re: Commemorative Quilt-Bowling Green State University
From: Sally Ward <sallytattersntlworld.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 09:36:13 +0000
X-Message-Number: 3

Too early in the morning Karen! For a moment there I was trying to
figure out what kind of obscure American activity Quilt-Bowling was!

Sally Ward
in ever-so-slightly-snowy Yorkshire


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Subject: Re: help for Elissa Goldstone
From: Mitzioakes <mitzioakesaol.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 08:36:15 -0500
X-Message-Number: 4


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For Elissa - a visit to the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont (where they have over 700+- quilts in their possession) would be a wonderful eye opener as to historic quilts. Also a visit to any area's quilt guild meetings is always a way to learn - same with local quilt shops where at any time during their open hours one can find discussions about quilts, fabrics, fads, etc.....taking place.
Mitzi - a fairly old quilter - from snowless Vermont



In a message dated 02/09/10 23:36:46 Eastern Standard Time, zegartquiltgmail.com writes:
Hello all,

Elissa Goldstone has contacted me through a mutual colleague and would like
some help to do more field work on people coming together via quilts and
using this model in the public art arena. My first thoughts are that all
of you are the best resources for her. She has a proposed itinerary for
this trip at the end of this posting . If you have ideas for her please
email her directly at : elissa.goldstonegmail.com.. My thanks Shelly Zegart

"In New York, I do work for a wonderful public art non profit called
Creative Time (www.creativetime.org). Creative Time creates innovative
contemporary art projects in the public realm both in New York and around
the globe. I see public art as a means to engage people who may not have an
interest in fine art with artists and other creative thinkers.

I have always loved quilts and was taught to quilt at a very young age
(sadly, I have not improved very much since then!). Through the act of
quilting, I have met so many amazing women whose love of quilts have brought
them together and provided knowledge and joy to their lives. I think the
model of people coming together to quilt, either through church, Internet,
school, etc... is very relevant to public art. I think public art could
benefit from the quilting model; it is with this in mind that I would like
to study the manners in which quilters work and why.

So far I have divided my search into the following categories (what do you
think?): female / male quilters; religious quilt groups; Caucasian , ethnic
quilters,other racial groups ; socio-economic group differences ; rural and
urban ; level of education; employment of quilter; and if the quilter makes
quilts primarily to sell

Please let me know if you have any more thoughts on this project, as well
as ANY suggestions as to where I should visit along the way. Any
information, as well as criticism, woulld be much appreciated."

Many thanks and very best,

Elissa



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Subject: Re: Pepper and Fabric Shack
From: MMiller138aol.com
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 08:54:12 EST
X-Message-Number: 5


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Pepper...keep trying the Fabric Shack...I am sure they are closed due to
snow here in SW Ohio. Schools and all major offices are shut down around
here so I am sure they are closed as well.
They also have a website.Try _www.fabricshack.com_
(http://www.fabricshack.com) .
We may dig out of this snow by June!
Mary M.
PS. Pepper, you came to our guild in Springfield several yrs ago!



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Subject: Pepper and Scotch Plaid Mountain Mist pattern
From: KJB139aol.com
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 13:06:45 EST

Does anyone know where I can see this quilt pattern????

Kathy B
in snowy Massachusetts

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Subject: Re: Pepper and Scotch Plaid Mountain Mist pattern
From: Getfruitaol.com
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 13:44:43 EST
X-Message-Number: 7

Look in the Mountain Mist Blue Book of patterns.


In a message dated 2/10/2010 10:12:15 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
KJB139aol.com writes:
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Subject: Museum Sale
From: Joe Cunningham <Joejoethequilter.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 11:02:53 -0800
X-Message-Number: 8

I guess it is historical in a sense: The de Young Museum just bought
one of my original quilts, Bend in the River, which I made last year
after visiting Gees Bend. Now maybe my mother will think I have done
something with my life. I'll put the quilt up on my front page at
www.joethequilter.com

Joe Cunningham
No Snow in San Francisco



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Subject: Re: Museum Sale
From: Getfruitaol.com
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 14:34:14 EST
X-Message-Number: 9


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Love the quilt, Joe! Gees bend IS located at a bend in the river- so the
title is great!

Violet Vaughnes
California

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Subject: Bend in the River
From: Sally Ward <sallytattersntlworld.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 19:42:24 +0000
X-Message-Number: 10

What a wonderful quilt. I particularly admire your freeform ocean
waves. I wish I could kick the OCD and have the confidence to quilt
like that.

Sally Ward



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Subject: Quilt Calendar
From: "Judy Grow" <judy.growcomcast.net>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 14:58:54 -0500

Remember our ice cream wars?

Here's one reason to buy one of our regional ice creams -- Turkey Hill.

For the past few years they have been commissioning quilts for a yearly
calendar. This year, along with 6 commissioned quilts, they have
printed 6 quilts from the Lancaster Heritage Center in their 2010
calendar.

You can get a copy of this calendar free by calling 1-800-693-2479 or by
going to www.turkeyhill.com.

Judy Grow


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Subject: Re: Museum Sale
From: "Judy Grow" <judy.growcomcast.net>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 15:00:45 -0500
X-Message-Number: 12

Joe,

Your quilt is wonderful! Really. Congratulations
Judy Grow



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Subject: calling Linda Pumphrey, formerly of Mountain Mist
From: Pepper Cory <pepcorygmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 15:34:56 -0500
X-Message-Number: 13

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Hello all-If Linda's on this list, or anyone knows of how I might contact
her, could you pass the info on to me? My contact info is below my
signature. Many thanks.
Pepper

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Pepper Cory
Teacher, author, designer, and quiltmaker
203 First Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 726-4117

Website: www.peppercory.com and look me up on www.FindAQuiltTeacher.com

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Subject: calling Linda Pumphrey, formerly of Mountain Mist
From: Pepper Cory <pepcorymail.clis.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 15:35:44 -0500
X-Message-Number: 14

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Hello all-If Linda's on this list, or anyone knows of how I might contact
her, could you pass the info on to me? My contact info is below my
signature. Many thanks.
Pepper



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Pepper Cory
Teacher, author, designer, and quiltmaker
203 First Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 726-4117

Website: www.peppercory.com and look me up on www.FindAQuiltTeacher.com

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Subject: Re: Pepper and Scotch Plaid Mountain Mist pattern
From: Getfruitaol.com
I was in error as to where you can see this pattern. It is in the Mountain
Mist Catalog of Classic quilt Patterns #56 on page 35. I ordered mine from
The Stearns Technical Textiles Co. in Cincinnati a few years ago. I don't
believe they are still in business because i now order supplies from the
fabric Shack- the place Pepper Cory is finding hard to contact.


In a message dated 2/10/2010 10:50:18 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
Getfruitaol.com writes:

Look in the Mountain Mist Blue Book of patterns.


In a message dated 2/10/2010 10:12:15 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
KJB139aol.com writes:

Does anyone know where I can see this quilt pattern????

Kathy B
in snowy Massachusetts


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Subject: Re: Museum Sale
From: Kittencat3aol.com
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 20:12:48 EST
X-Message-Number: 16


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Congratulations, Joe!

Lisa Evans


In a message dated 2/10/2010 2:18:22 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
Joejoethequilter.com writes:

I guess it is historical in a sense: The de Young Museum just bought
one of my original quilts, Bend in the River, which I made last year
after visiting Gees Bend. Now maybe my mother will think I have done
something with my life. I'll put the quilt up on my front page at
www.joethequilter.com

Joe Cunningham
No Snow in San Francisco