Subject: Re: Blue Bell Ice Cream
From: Gaye Ingram <gingramsuddenlink.net>
Date: Sun, 8 Aug 2010 23:56:33 -0500
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Kathy,

Listen, I know this weather makes us all indecisive.

Let us know when you decide about this ice cream thing, okay?<g>

Gaye



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Subject: Re: Uh Oh! Blue Bell didn't fare well
From: michele mclaughlin <mickiemclaug58yahoo.com>
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2010 05:41:37 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks Judy for this link. My husband only will eat Turkey Hill ice cream (not recommended) and this taste tests confirms my thoughts.
We may have to run our own taste test at home. My granddaughter and frie
nds all adore vanilla......
Michele McLaughlin
Allentown PA

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Subject: Re: Uh Oh! Blue Bell didn't fare well
From: Quilltraol.com
Date: Sun, 8 Aug 2010 22:57:11 EDT
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When I looked, Blue Bunny was several places over Blue Bell. Personally,
I LOVE Breyers, it's so vanilla tasting. I was happy to see it
recommended. I'm not sure why some of you are offended. :) I think it's a personal
taste. Everyone raved about Hershey's ice cream when it came to town, but
I wasn't that impressed, and won't get it again.

Lisa
_http://quilltr.blogspot.com/_ (http://quilltr.blogspot.com/)
_http://www.flickr.com/photos/lisa-kays/_
(http://www.flickr.com/photos/lisa-kays/)


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Subject: Re: Blue Bell Ice Cream
From: "Deborah Russell" <russhillbeecreek.net>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 10:28:22 -0500
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Oh Dear. Well I had thought Blue Bell was the best ice cream too except for
Friendly's ice cream until I started buying Creamy Creations by HEB. I gave
up ice cream 18 months ago because I was eating way to much. I am now able
to have ice cream once in a while with out going over the edge. The last
time I had ice cream HEB had a special buy Blue Bell ice cream and get
Creamy Creations free. After a having a dish of each I decided that Creamy
Creations was better. It was creamier. Sorry.
Debbie Hill-Russell
russhillbeecreek.net
http://russellhillranch.blogspot.com/

. Believe me, before my diagnosis, I had more than a fair share of good ice
creams, but that Blue Bell is the most delicious of any I ever tasted.
>
> If y'all want to trust those cooks on that show, knock yourselves out! But
> their ice cream decision isn't the first time I have had reason to doubt
> their tastes.
>
> Try Blue Bell if you ever get a chance. You won't be sorry.
>



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Subject: Ice Cream for the lactose Intolerant
From: "Stephanie Whitson" <stephaniestephaniewhitson.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 12:39:46 -0500
X-Message-Number: 5

Rice Dream is decent. It ain't Blue Bell, but it's better than no ice cream
:-)

Stephanie Whitson
www.stephaniegracewhitson.com
www.footnotesfromhistory.blogspot.com



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Subject: Facebook
From: Laura Fisher <laurafisherquiltsyahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 18:32:49 -0700 (PDT)
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HI - so, just to explain.....I do not want to sound curmudgeonly (i guess t
hat's how it is spelled, there is no squiggly red line beneath it) about no
t wanting to see someone's new crop or the kid's first lost tooth, etc. - i
n fact I would love to see it all on facebook, but as I am so very easily d
istracted, I could be clicking and looking and clicking and looking and nev
er do any real work. That's why I waited so long to install a high speed li
ne at home, I knew I would be up looking way too late into the evening. The
connections seem limitless

I enrolled as Laura Fisher Quilts on Facebook because there are quite a lot
of Laura Fishers around, it turns out, who knew? I know the ones in NYC, b
ecause we are always being mixed up with each other, I get the Dr's and wri
ter's phone calls, and the textile designer's invites and occasional checks
if we work with the same client. Once the designer's ex- mother-in-law (a
huge NYC philanthropist of great wealth whose name is on many buildings) ca
lled to invite me to meet her for lunch at the Four Seasons, and sadly I ha
d to tell her that she had the wrong Laura Fisher! (I guess they didn't rem
ain close after the divorce) I tried to place all of us together as a NYTim
es human interest story, as we are all women with our own business ventures
, but, no dice....(I thought it would be amusing)

I shall keep the list posted on the discoveries about the New Hampshire qui
lt. Interesting that those names were immediately known to the historical s
ociety, must have been prominent folks, can't wait to discover more.

Laura Fisher

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Subject: a few more books for sale...
From: "Julie Silber" <quiltcomplexhughes.net>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 21:44:47 -0700
X-Message-Number: 1

Hi,

I have a few more books for sale. Making room on the shelves.

THE AMERICAN QUILT, soft cover, Roderick Kiracofe (signed) NEW $22

PLAIN & FANCY: Country Quilts of the PA Germans, soft cover, by Anita
Schorsch, $34

QUILTS IN AMERICA, Orlofsky, FIRST EDITION, $28

AMISH: THE ART OF THE QUILT, 1st HARDCOVER edition, Hughes & Silber (signed
by Silber) $95

AMISH QUILTS OF LANCASTER COUNTY, Granick and Silber (signed by Silber), $18

SUNSHINE and SHADOW, The Amish and Their Quilts, Phyliis Haders, softcover
$9

OLD PATCHWORK QUILTS, hardcover, FIRST EDITION with original dust jacket, by
Ruth E, Finley $58

QUILT DIGEST(S), All 5 Issues (1983-87) $20 - $28 each

HEARTS AND HANDS, softcover (NEW), signed by two authors, Silber and Ferrero
$20

THE AMISH QUILT, hardcover, Eve Granick, $16

SOFT COVERS FOR HARD TIMES, hardcover, Merikay Waldvogel, $35

Thanks!

Julie Silber
quiltcomplexhughes.ent






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Subject: Book on Palatinate Germans/ Schorsche
From: Gaye Ingram <gingramsuddenlink.net>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 1:19:57 -0500
X-Message-Number: 2

Just scanned Julie Silber's list of books for sale and noted one that several asked about after our discussion of the Palatinate Germans---Plain & Fancy: Country Quilts of the Pennsylvania Germans.

If you don't own this book, you're missing something.

I think it is out of print.

Gaye Ingram


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Subject: watermarking photos
From: "Marcia's Mail" <marciarkearthlink.net>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 05:37:00 -0500
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HI All,
I wanted to get the info of anyone in the group who might have used the
watermark option when posting photos.I am launching a new line of blank
notecards featuring quilts and harps and want to put the pics up on my
website. These photos are like so many that have prime potential for
being lifted and used from the internet. I was thinking about using the
watermark option on Microsoft word. if anyone has used it or has
experience in this area, please contact me off the list. Thanks and I
appreciate it! Marcia Kaylakie, Austin, TX (where you probably CAN fry
an egg on the sidewalk but who would go outside to do it?)
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Subject: Grant for Quilt Index
From: textiqueaol.com
Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2010 23:24:15 -0400
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Excuse the cross-post but this is great news/ Congratulations to the Quil
t Index! Jan

http://media-newswire.com/release_1124028.html





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Subject: Re: Grant for Quilt Index
From: QUILTMOOREaol.com
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 08:32:34 EDT
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That is great news. Sunshine State Quilt Guild's Florida Quilt Project was
just accepted for inclusion in the Index. We will be holding 4 Quilt
Discovery Days next year and just had a well attended volunteer training session
this past Saturday.

Nan Moore
Florida Quilt Project Committee Chair
_www.ssqa.org_ (http://www.ssqa.org)

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Subject: ice cream --- funny & NC Plaids
From: palamporeaol.com
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 09:58:06 -0400
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I think all of this "to do" over ice cream is funny. Personally I have NEV
ER had BAD ice cream! I will even eat ICE MILK and be very happy. Cold Sto
ne is the only ice cream that I will not pay the high price for. It has to
ooooooo much butter fat cream taste (maybe my ICE MILK palette is coming
out). But if someone wants to treat me to it I will imbibe.
I have seen the Blue Bunny HOME and was very excited. It is yummy. But I
also love B&J.....especially the White Russian they used to do.
Have any of you ever made an ice cream cone quilt? http://www.graspr.com/v
ideos/The-Ice-Cream-Cone-Quilt-Block-1 This is a very cute pattern. This
lady says that July is National Ice Cream Month.
I will be doing a presentation at the Charles B.Aycock Birthplace in Fremo
nt, NC on this coming Saturday (1 PM). I will take 10 of my Alamance Plaid
quilts and will talk about the early history of plaids in NC. Should be
a fun day!

Later, Lynn



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Subject: Woman's Institute booklets
From: "shirley mcelderry" <tigersouplisco.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 10:07:18 -0500
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Would anyone on this list like to have (for postage) Woman's Institute
booklets? There are 9 "Instruction Paper" ones that date 1920-1923 and a
"Dressmaking Made Easy" from 1916. Please contact me off-list if you are
interested.

Oh and here in flooded Iowa, Blue Bunny ice cream is the name of the game.
With fresh peaches. Or freezer strawberry jam.

Shirley Mc


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Subject: Allentown Art Museum
From: <lrcawleytwcny.rr.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 19:54:17 -0400
X-Message-Number: 8

Family reunions are a summertine tradition. Our annual family gathering is known fondly (and accurately) as the Family Fiasco. Since we were in Scranton on Saturday an early Sunday trip to lack Angus for the antiques gave us a great excuse to stop in Allentown on the way home. The exhibit of quilts from the Museum's textile collection is well worth a visit. It was the featured exhibit at the Tokyo Internation Quilt Festival earlier this year. There are 34 quilts and a couple of related items. It's up until Sept. 5.

A Rolling Stone with stamped signatures was made in the Goschenhoppen region of Berks Co., 1854-57. The blocks are turkey red and green with sashing of a small orange on white print and a double blue border. A very beautiful Chips and Whetstones, 1825-50, is thought to have been made in New Jersey. The blocks are brown, beige and blue on a large scale brown print. I do wish that curators would resist the temptation to say "Quaker" whenever they see a quilt using a somber palette (unless there is some supporting evidence).

A red and green Irish Chain was presented to Henry Schweitzer in PA in 1847. Various floral motifs are quilted in the plain spaces and a wide white border is framed by two tiny Delectable Mountain borders and quilted with a graceful running feather. A Massachursetts Star of Bethlehem from the late 1800s uses an unusual red and pink color combination on a blue and white ditsy background. A Berks Co. quiltmaker expressed her patriotism during WWII with Lemoyne Stars made of a single red and white striped fabric with a narrow zigzag border of the same fabric. Three more 20th century quilts wre made by Mrs. Gideon Dunham of El Windham, NY: a Double Wedding Ring, Lily and Tulip.

A oretty Whig Rose dates from the 1870s. A Flying Geese from Maine made between 1874 and 1876 has a huge variety of fabrics. A mid-19th century Pinwheel strippy is displayed on a bed with a bolster cover in matching fabric: blues, brown, green with strips of pink chevron stripes.

There's a fabulous T-shape candlewick spread signed MB 1820 thought to be from Deerfield, MA. The central design is of flowers and strawberries in a vase with borders of tulips and grapes. A whitework quilt with trapunto was made in New England by Harriet Newell Robinson. A central cornucopia is enclosed in a grape wreath with stipple quilting.

There are two embroidered blankets. One with folky birds and flowers was made in CT or MA by Elizabeth Terry. The designs look very PA German. The other blanket has a traditional Tree of Life design and is signed Rosee Holny age 79 made for the wedding of H. and T. Jenkins in NY.

There are typical Crazies and redwork quilts. A Medallion has a single large circle of wedge shaped red, green and orange solids on pink. The inscription MDR 1893 is done in ricrac in the center. It was made in Berks Co., PA as was Deborah Kaufman's Chevrons (circa 1900) made of yellow, green and pink strips in a wide green border.

Cindy Vermillion Hamilton's Jazzy Fans was purchased by the Museum when it won the 2001 quilt challenge using the Museum's repro line of 1920s Deco fabric. It uses New York Beauty blocks as the central focus.

A member of the PA Mennonite Laubach family made a Touching Stars quilt around 1870. The blue, orange and red solids on a cafe au lait background are enclosed in a red, orange and blue zigzag border. The background fabric is a great touch.

Four tiny fancy bibs are among the most exquisite pieces in the exhibit. Thery are the kind of dress up that a pround Mama would put on baby when visitors came.

Most of these quilts are in almost pristine condition. My only disappointment was that I'd expected to see Lehigh County quilts (a special interest of mine)and I don't think there was a single example. If you are anywhere near Philadelphia in the next month jump off I-95 and go an hour on the Turnpike to check this out.

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Subject: Re: Allentown Art Museum
From: "Judy Grow" <judy.growcomcast.net>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 20:31:16 -0400
X-Message-Number: 9

Cinda and all. Jacqueline Atkins, curator and director of the Allentown Art
Museum hosted the Mid-Atlantic Study Group and the Emmaus Study Group for a
curator's tour of the exhibit on 7/29.

What a gem that museum is! And how fortunate that Jacqueline (author of the
NY State Quilt documentation book, "New York Beauties") is the director.
Did you know that this small museum has the 10th largest quilt and textile
collection in the country?

They will be closing this fall for about 9 months to add additional
exhibition and storage space. I can't wait for the next exhibition Jacqui
gets to mount!

Judy Grow



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Subject: Woman's Institute booklets
From: "shirley mcelderry" <tigersouplisco.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 06:34:48 -0500
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Hi to all: The Woman's Institute booklets are spoken for, and they will be
on their way to a good home soon.

Thanks to all.

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Subject: Re: Allentown Art Museum
From: "Candace Perry" <candaceschwenkfelder.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 09:43:19 -0400
X-Message-Number: 2

That's really interesting and surprising Judy! I guess it must be mostly an
international collection because we don't hear much about it in terms of
local material. I think they have some nice samplers...
Candace Perry

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Subject: 1935 embroidery kit
From: Gaye Ingram <gingramsuddenlink.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 11:59:24 -0500
X-Message-Number: 3

In a recent organize-and-purge effort, I came across a stamped embroidery piece that raises some questions. It's not directly quilt-related, but it's in the Scotty design lineage.

It is a stamped-design hand towel that features two Scotties and a sign that reads "Don't be bashful,/ Treat me rough,/ You're my guest- / and That's enough!"

Information appears at bottom of design in the following order.

What I take to be the pattern identification number is 525.

"Guaranteed Pure Linen" follows.

".1935" appears next and I assume that to be the year of production. But what is "s"?

Then the thing that raises my question: "NRA 31-10."

In light of its date, does the latter mean this item was produced by firm that was part of the National Recovery Administration?

I've seen everything from packing boxes to firecrackers that carried the NRA eagle or acronym, but I've never noted that identification on a textile such as this.

I do not have the packaging, only the stamped linen and so do not know the firm that produced this.

And since FDR's beloved Murray the Outlaw of Fala Hill--aka Fala--was not born until 1940, when did the Scotty-design popularity begin?

My mother loved Fala and collected poems and stories about him. She said she had been lukewarm about FDR because of the deals he struck with the KKK, but Fala had won her over. Her favorite Fala story was the famous one involving FDR's trip to the Aleutian islands, when Fala was reportedly left behind at some stop and a ship was sent back to get him. The Washington press corps screamed about the wasteful expenditure of taxpayer dollars. That week, in his weekly radio address, FDR addressed the press, saying, "You can criticize me, my wife and my family, but you can't criticize my little dog. He's Scotch and all these allegations about spending all this money have just made his little soul furious." Whatever one's view of his politics, there is no questioning FDR's wit and personal sense of humor. Or, even better, his love of Fala.

I admire a president who is owned by a dog like a Scotty, for Scotties are independent thinkers and tough little customers. They will talk back to a person, keep his ego in check. Though I had voted for Geo. H.W. Bush, I foresaw no good in his sending his rat terrier Spot back to Texas in favor of some shaggier, snootier breed that reportedly did not nip the heels of visitors. A lot of people need their heels nipped, and dogs often know exactly who they are. Bill Clinton brought old "Buddy" with him from Arkansas, wasn't ashamed of him. George Washington set a good first example with his hounds at Mt. Vernon. Most were black and tans and had names like Tipler, Sweetlips, and Drunkard.

I think the best namer of pets was Calvin Coolidge, who had a whole menagerie that he actually looked after over the years, collies and airdales mostly, but also racoons and canaries named Nip and Tuck and such---all had solid names. When he was given two lion cubs, Coolidge named them Tax Reduction and Budget Bureau. I guess those names are not good for calling animals, but who expects a lion cub to come when called?

But I digress.

Gaye Ingram


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Subject: watermarking to protect images
From: Laura Fisher <laurafisherquiltsyahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 11:57:35 -0700 (PDT)
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HI - could anyone with information about watermarking post it online here?
I bet there are a lot of us who need to know about this. This matter was of
great concern to me when I began a website because I was concerned about t
he prospect of people downloading images and copying or trying to sell thin
gs from my site without my knowledge, which I hear happens .I feel especial
ly protective about the one of a kind examples.

This is a concern too when things are published in books that are antiques
or someone's unique creation. How can the images be protected? Just thinkin
g about suing in court gives me the willies; one never wins even if eventua
lly a decision is in one's favor, as the costs are so prohibitive.

For example, friends had their rare early fire board of children published,
and some '"folk artist" copied it exactly from the photo to sell in multip
les, without ever getting their permission or paying them a royalty either.
I provided quilts to Country Living photo shoots for years, then Hearst
published a book on country quilts taking from all those articles, and bes
ides never including any photo credit to me for the quilts, proceeded to
diagram several of the quilts I loaned and offer readers the patterns, nev
er even asking my permission. aaaargh.

Now I hear people scan images from my site to illustrate the complete quilt
they might be offering a xerox pattern of, again, without asking.

So thanks for the advice.

Laura



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Subject: Re: enforcing owner rights, watermarking to protect images
From: Gaye Ingram <gingramsuddenlink.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 14:52:57 -0500
X-Message-Number: 5

I know we've discussed copyrights and quilts many times before.

Laura's question makes me wonder

1) Is there any code that applies to art or creative products specifically, that is precise and short, and that can be brought to something like a small-claims court---i.e. some legal forum where it can be dealt with quickly and inexpensively?

2) Are there laws that could be drafted---possibly even passed---that would clarify/simplify copyright legal privileges and provide a screen for violations that might prove preventatives?

3) Is any initiative afoot to inform the general public and craft organizations of the existence and meaning of current copyright laws? E.g., to provide a terse statement including a warning on all these web sites we pull up to look at quilts, buy fabrics and books, etc?

I think a lot of individuals simply are ignorant of copyright laws or that it never occurs to them it might apply to a craft like quilt making---partly as result the devaluation of "woman's work" and partly the result of living in a context where things like copyrights just don't come up. No national magazine or publisher is ignorant of them. There is nothing with which they are more familiar.

Gaye


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Subject: Re: watermarking to protect images
From: "Judy Grow" <judy.growcomcast.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 17:33:53 -0400
X-Message-Number: 6

Laura,

I don't know about watermarking, but I have used my photo program to add the
copyright symbol and lettering to photos that leave my computer .

I use Corel Paint Shop Photo Pro X3.

Press ALT at the same time typing 0169 and you get Š. This series of
keystrokes works in Word and Internet Explorer as well. It is a lot of work
to do this on hundreds of photos, ( now I've found out about software that
allows you to do this in batches) but in these days even well respected
quilt historians feel they can lift images from anywhere on the internet
with impunity. That is why I've stopped uploading images from our study
group field trips and meetings to the Study Group page at QuiltHistory.com.

Judy Grow



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Subject: Re: watermarking to protect images
From: "Susan Bleimehl" <bleimehltds.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 16:13:51 -0600
X-Message-Number: 7

My sister develops web sites for various family members and she protects
her photos by enclosing them in some type of Flash slide show. It is my
understanding that this makes them very difficult to grab off her site by
people who would like to take them. Since I don't know anything about web
development, I can't comment further, but those of you who have sites/blogs
etc. might want to ask a developer to help protect your images.

Susan



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Subject: Re: enforcing owner rights, watermarking to protect images
From: "Lonnie" <lonnie8comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 18:54:39 -0500
X-Message-Number: 8

Gaye,...on the subject of copyrights..........

There is a nice but perhaps overly simplified article is the Sept/Oct
McCall's Quilting Magazine. It's called "Know Your Rights (and Wrongs)".
Atleast some publications are trying to get the word out.

I have this discussion often with my guild about raffle quilts made from
purchased patterns and kits, but alas, it falls on deaf ears.
Most think that if the pattern is changed 15% it is okay....not true!!

Lonnie Schlough
Woodlands, Tx
www.fixquilts.com

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Subject: Re: watermarking photos
From: "Stephanie Whitson" <stephaniestephaniewhitson.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 00:32:24 -0500
X-Message-Number: 1

My son posts his photos on Smugmug.com and when you go to "click and copy" a
copyright notice comes up and you aren't allowed to do it. I wonder if
Smugmug would offer insights on how to protect what you post on your blog.

Stephanie Whitson
www.stephaniegracewhitson.com
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Subject: quilt books for sale
From: Debby Kratovil <kratovilhis.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 08:33:24 -0400
X-Message-Number: 2

If this is not "kosher", then accept my apologies up front. Otherwise,

I would like to offload some of my quilting books because I don't have

any room to store them. There are a number of books that deal with
quilt history (I've added the *** to indicate this). Contact me off
list and we can arrange for me to get any of them to you. I will take

PayPal and will send them media mail ($3 per book).

1. Color: The Quilter92s Guide by Christine Barnes - $12.00
***2. To Honor and Comfort: Native Quilting Traditions by Marsha L.
Macdowell, C. Kurt Dewhurst, and Michigan State University Museum -
$19.00
3. The Crazy Quilt Handbook, Revised 2nd Edition by Judith Baker
Montano - $7.00
4. Triangle-Free Quilts by Judy Hopkins - $7.00
5. Quiltmaking For Beginners : A Stitch-by-Stitch Guide to Hand and
Machine Techniques by Lynn G. Kough - $7.00
6. Borders, Bindings & Edges: The Art of Finishing Your Quilt by Sally

Collins - $13.00
7. Beyond Charm Quilts: The Ultimate Challenge by Catherine L. McIntee

and Tammy L. Porath - $4.00
8. A Log Cabin Notebook #5 Hopkins, Mary Ellen - $12.00
9. Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in the Sun: 20 Designs from Rowan for
Patchwork and Quilting by Kaffe Fassett, Roberta Horton, Mary Mashuta,

and Liza Prior Lucy - $15.00
10. 300 Paper-pieced Quilt Blocks by Carol Doak (with CD) - $13.00
11. Fabulous Quilts from Favorite Patterns: 46rom Australian Patchwork

& Quilting Magazine by Australian Patchwork & Quilting Magazine - $7.00
12. Foundation Borders by Jane Hall, Dixie Haywood - $15.00
13. 50 Fabulous Paper-Pieced Stars by Carol Doak - $10.00
14. New Cuts for New Quilts: More Ways to Stack the Deck by Karla
Alexander - $10.00
15. Wheel of Mystery Quilts: Surprising Designs from a Classic Block
(That Patchwork Place) by Helen Marshall - $7.00
16. The Magic of Crazy Quilting: A Complete Resource for Embellished
Quilting by J. Marsha Michler - $13.00
17. Judy Martin's Log Cabin Quilt Book by Judy Martin - $15.00
18. Quilting Made Easy (Classic American Quilt Collection) by Karen
Costello Soltys - $6
***19. Quilts: Old & New, a Similar View by Paul D. Pilgrim and Gerald

E. Roy - $8.00
20. Paper Pieced Cats and Dogs by Shirley Liby - $8.00
***21. Women and Their Quilts: A Washington State Centennial Tribute
(Dover Needlework) by Nancyann Johanson Twelker - $7.00
***22. The Perfect Patchwork Primer by Beth Gutcheon - $6.00
23. Blockbuster Quilts by Margaret J. Miller - $3.00
24. The Practical Encyclopedia of Quilting and Quilt Design by Isabel

Stanley and Jenny Watson - $7.00
25. The Collectibles Quilt II by Wendy Etzel - $12.00
26. Quilt of Belonging: The Invitation Project by Esther Bryan - $13.00
27. Quilt Mavens: Perfect Paper Piecing (with CD) by Deb Karasik and
Janet Mednick - $15.00
***28. Masterpieces in Cloth (mint condition) by Gerald Roy - $45.00
29. Mirror Manipulations: Hidden Images-Unique Quilts by Gail
Valentine - $5.00
30. East Quilts West II by Kumiko Sudo - $10
31. Flower Origami: Fabric Flowers from Simple Shapes by Kumiko Sudo -

$17.00
***32. Remember Me: Women & Their Friendship Quilts by Linda Otto
Lipsett (Paperback - Oct. 1996) - $9.00

Debby (with a "y" and not "ie" Kratovil
Quilting Programs & Workshops
www.quilterbydesign.com



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Subject: Re: watermarking photos
From: Kris Driessen <krisdriessenyahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 06:09:12 -0700 (PDT)
X-Message-Number: 3

There is no real way to protect photos on line - someone who is determined to steal will find a way. Those javascript pop-ups and slide shows all have open source code. If you know what you are doing, they actually make it easier to copy pictures. If you DON'T know what you are doing, there is always the Print Screen button on your keyboard.

Watermarking pictures is another issue. That actually damages the picture you put online, but (hopefully) you do it in such a way that people can still enjoy the picture. Of course, there is a way around that, too, but it involves an awful lot of work. It will not deter the truly unscrupulous, but it might deter the clueless.

Kris



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Subject: Re: watermarking photos
From: Judy Schwender <sister3603yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 09:41:59 -0700 (PDT)
X-Message-Number: 4

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Hi all,0AWhen The National Quilt Museum (then the Museum of the American Q
uilter's 0ASociety) agreed to put images of our quilts on the Quilt Index,
copying was a 0Abig concern. What we ended up doing was putting a wate
rmark on that actually is 0Apart of the jpeg file and then reducing the re
solution of the images so that if 0Aanyone tries to blow them up they are
fairly worthless. Check this out at 0Ahttp://www.quiltindex.org/fulldis
play.php?kid3D1C-3B-97. The resolution of the 0Aimages is 7.5 inches X
7.5 inches with 72 pixels per inch. It is extremely rare 0Athat one wo
uld ever need higher resolution than this for the web.0A0AThere is an out
fitwhere you can watermark your images and a code is inserted 0Athat wi
ll notify you anytime the image pops up somewhere on the web. This won't
0Ahelp if an individual or firm downloads the image for copying (at least
I 0Adon'trecall thatit does.) It is an expensive service, but ca
n be useful. I 0Acan't remember the name.0A0AInge Mardal and Steen Ho
ugs have the images of their quilts on a slide show that 0AI couldn't lift
images from (I was planning an exhibit of their work at the 0Atime.) Y
ou can see this at http://www.mardal-hougs.com/quilts.php. I admit I
0Aam no computer whiz, so this is no guarantee of security.0A0AJudy Schw
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Subject: Mid-Atlantic REgional Quilt Study Day 9/25/10
From: "Judy Grow" <judy.growcomcast.net>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 02:35:21 -0400
X-Message-Number: 1

Friends,

I'd like to announce the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Study Group's 4th Annual
Regional Quilt Study Day at the Burlington County Historic Society on
Saturday, September 25th, 2010.

As in past years you will see approximately 75 glorious antique quilts from
various collections on the day -- and then there will be show-and-tell! And
door prize donations are already arriving!

Pat and Arlan Christ will be bringing out more of their huge collection for
us, as will a previous show-and-tell presenter, Donna Stickovitch. The
Hunterdon County Historic Society will be bringing up to a dozen quilts from
their collection. As you know, our hosts, the Burlington County Historic
Society have a wonderful collection of primo quilts on permanent display.
In addition to those, they will be bringing out quilts from their collection
that have been in storage that we have not seen since our very first field
trip there, many years ago. And of course, members of the Mid-Atlantic
Quilt Study Group will bring out more quilts from our personal collections
for you.

I am still hoping to hear from another historic society, but thought I
should not wait before sending out the notice.

We usually stay Friday night at the nearby Hampton Inn, and you are invited
to join the pajama party!

If you have friends who may be interested in spending the day with us,
please forward the information tothem.

Please e-mail judy.growcomcast.net for our registration form .
The price has not changed from last year -- $45.00 for AQSG members,
$55.00 for non-members. The price includes lunch catered by Heavenly Ham.
As you know, the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Study group will be your hosts for the
AQSG Seminar in Cherry Hill NJ in 2011. All funds raised, after expenses,
go into our treasury to give you the very best Seminar experience possible!

Hoping to see you in September in NJ.

Judy Grow
908-782-0597 H
609-731-8334 C



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Subject: identity of pattern publisher needed
From: Laura Fisher <laurafisherquiltsyahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 09:36:38 -0700 (PDT)
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HI all - thanks for all the information on watermarking, most informative, and impressive how much you all know about technical stuff on the computer compared to me (and too many others I think) I use it as a word processor plus, I guess, and love to press
send' for photos, but the rest is daunting. I guess I should take a course or read the book....

Writing to see if anyone has the name (and maybe date) of what company issued the charmer that has two birds on a flower- filled footed container that is shallow and wide; one bird is perched on the left and one on the right facing inward, and there are usually three flower-ish forms coming up from the center of the horizontal footed container. I have had the pattern a few times, my current one has pale chartreuse sashing. Someone wants to show it in a book and I would like to provide the maximum historic info. And, did more than one company publish it, would be interesting to know if there were variations. Photos on eboard in a minute (I hope)

Lovely humidity free day in NYC, come visit.

Laura

Laura Fisher at

FISHER HERITAGE

305 East 61st Street,5th floor

New York, NY 10065



212/838-2596

www.laurafisherquilts.com

fisherheritageyahoo.com



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Subject: Re: identity of pattern publisher needed
From: Barbara Burnham <barbaraburnhamyahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 13:13:28 -0700 (PDT)
X-Message-Number: 3

Laura Fisher asked the name (and maybe date) of what company issued the charmer that has two birds on a flower- filled footed container ... one bird is perched on the left and one on the right ... And, did more than one company publish it, would be interesting to know if there were variations.

Laura, it is one of my favorites! Your quilt is the "Garden Bouquet Quilt." Patterns and directions were published weekly in several newspapers under the title "Nancy Page Quilt Club" by Florence La Ganke.
I believe it has also been republished recently by Eleanor Burns.
Barbara in Ellicott City MD





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Subject: Re: identity of pattern publisher needed
From: Barbara Burnham <barbaraburnhamyahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 13:17:32 -0700 (PDT)
X-Message-Number: 4

Ooops I forgot ... the "Garden Bouquet Quilt" by Florence La Ganke is (c)1931.
Barbara in Ellicott City MD






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Subject: Re: identity of pattern publisher needed
From: Dana Balsamo <danabalsamoyahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 15:46:48 -0700 (PDT)
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Hi Laura,
Could it be Nancy Page's Garden Bouquet from the 1930s?
I had a variation with different bird on each urn, instead of the same brow
n bird. The pic is on my homepage, but it's sold. I may still have ot
her pics if you want.
My best,
Dana

Material Pleasures, LLC Antique and VintageTextiles - Wrap Yourself
in History www.materialpleasures.com



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Subject: Re: Re: identity of pattern publisher needed
From: "Stephanie Whitson" <stephaniestephaniewhitson.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 21:59:52 -0500
X-Message-Number: 6

Somewhere I got hte idea that that "birds and urns" pattern was also
published by the Kansas City Star and can still be acquired through their
published books of the older patterns.

I once had a lovely quilt of that pattern that had a large hold chewed out
of one of the solid setting blocks. That sold was blue and I was very
pleased that, after I mended, re-batted, and re-quilted that piece it was
nearly impossible to tell that anything had been done. I re-sold the quilt
and have always regretted it. Someday I want to make that pattern again, but
I'd like to do miniature blocks. I think it would be ADORABLE. . . . .

Stephanie Whitson

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Subject: Broderie Perse Exhibit
From: "Marjorie Farquharson" <Mfarquharsondedhamcountryday.org>
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2010 09:58:21 -0400

The current exhibit at the New England Quilt Museum, "Contemporary
Broderie Perse: The Elegant Revival", curated by Anita Loscalzo, is a
visual feast! The quilts on view are some of the finest historical and
contemporary examples of the art form. Visitors are treated to a display
of beauties from the museum's permanent collection, and the Princess
Charlotte Commemorative (1820) is one of the stars of that display. Also
shown in that room is a c.1820 Palampore and other pieces from that era to
explain the journey of the style of broderie perse from earlier years to
today.

It ís difficult to name a favorite in the exhibit of the contemporary
quilts. Just imagine work by Judy Severson, Bettina Havig, Sheila Wintle,
"Athena's Quilters", Gail Kessler, Lorie Stubbs, Barbara W. Barber, Mary
L. Hackett, Alexandra Nickerson, Anita Shackelford, Margie Bergan, Sheila
Wintle, Marjorie Haight Lydecker, Darlene Christopherson, Paul Pilgrim,
Candy Goff, Judy Simmons, Ludmila Uspenskaya, and Darlene Christopherson
all together.

I am so glad that the exhibit will be up until October 17, 2010 because I
have already planned my return visit when Marjorie Haight Lydecker will
conduct a workshop on broderie perse. I encourage you to make a special
trip to see this!

Marge Farquharson


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Subject: Re: identity of pattern publisher needed
From: "Martha Spark" <msparkfrii.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2010 14:00:07 -0400
X-Message-Number: 2

Dana wrote:
> Hi Laura,
> Could it be Nancy Page's Garden Bouquet from the 1930s?
> Dana
> Material Pleasures, LLC Antique and Vintage Textiles - Wrap Yourself
> in History www.materialpleasures.com

Hi Dana and Laura,

Is there other published information about Nancy Page's Quilt Club from
the late 1920s? We had a quilt in our Oregon documentation project this
summer that was started in 1929 and the owner called it Grandma's Garden.
Seems the Oregonian newspaper published the weekly(?) articles on how to
make the applique blocks and finish the quilt, starting in the summer of
1929. They sponsored a contest for the best quilt and gave awards out in
the fall of 1929 (that was fast). A few of these quilts have surfaced in
Oregon so far, and perhaps there are more to come out!

I'd like to know about additional resources on Nancy Page et. al. for
further investigation into the Oregon connection.

Thanks,
Martha Spark
Co-Coordinator, Oregon Quilt Project
www.oregonquiltproject.org
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Subject: Nancy Page info
From: "Rose Marie Werner" <rwernerdeskmedia.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2010 20:08:26 -0500
X-Message-Number: 3

Barbara Brackman did a book on women designers who worked for newspapers and
magazines. I believe there is a chapter on Nancy Page. I'm not in my office
so I can't give you the title, but Barbara has a website. You should be able
to google her name to get more information.
Rosie Werner
quiltkitid.com


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Subject: BIRD QUILT Nancy Page Club
From: Laura Fisher <laurafisherquiltsyahoo.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2010 21:31:05 -0700 (PDT)
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Hi all -Barbara Burnham has been so helpful to send me this information:

"Brackman's Encyclopedia of Applique lists 2 sources:
0A73.12 Garden Bouquet--Nancy Page 1931 (shown as a single border)
0A73.13 Quilt of Birds--Needlecraft Magazine 1937 (shows the greek key bor
der)"

0A"I suspect they are the same,but I don't have the Needlecraft0AMagaz
ine version. The patterns I own(c)1931-1932 offer the greek key0Aborder
as the last pattern. The advertisement drawing shows the quilt0Awithout i
t, and the first page of the direction leaflet talks about0Aboth border op
tions."

I find it so weird that technophobe me just loves to google, it is a magica
l invention, bt leaves the dust on the books on the shelves when much info
is literally at one's fingertips. When you google for example Nancy Page, t
here are so many informative links, with more than enough info to provide a
context for this quilt. But the name Garden Bouquet is a misnomer I think,
because for me, it's all about those birds, so uncommon in a 20th c quilt
pattern, while there are garden-y patterns galore.

Speaking of individual bird patterns, there are not so very many considerin
g the abundance of other figural designs that appear. I think the embroider
ed birds album quilt with many different types is chic, also a published pa
ttern, and there are bluebirds. I once had the cheeriest vividly colored ow
ls quilt (it is in Quilts 2001 or 2004 calendar) that I have never encounte
red again, and there is a little chicadee on branches quilt I have seen may
be twice.Would be a fun article for someone to tackle.

Laura


Laura Fisher ------------------

Subject: more quilt identity help!
From: Laura Fisher <laurafisherquiltsyahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 13:28:53 -0700 (PDT)
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Hi - wonder if anyone knows if Vog'Art produced patterns of pillow size squ
ares that depict stereotyped African American figures - politically incorre
ctt nowadays but something quite intriguing to see.

I have one with squares, each different, each with a mammy and/or a black m
an doing household chore like dishwashing, cleaning, or dancing or playi
ng music, etc., one has wording in Negro dialect. T

hese are the images that appeared on tablecloths and yardgoods in the 1950s
, so at first I thought this was freehand copying of those images on square
s, but I see there are little black staccato lines and the squares are soft
ly colored in like the other Vog Art printed squares I have seen that had d
ogs, cats, etc.

And if someone knows if Vog Art did these too, or if there were other manuf
acturers of imprinted pictorials blocks with figures, I would love to know
that information.

Thanks, photo on eBoard in a minute.

Laura Fisher
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Subject: Important stolen World War II quilts alert!
From: <suereichcharter.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 6:12:02 -0700
X-Message-Number: 1

The World War II Quilts were at the Asheville quilt show the first weekend of
August. I am pained to report 4 of them have been stolen. The empty trunk was
delivered to FedEx in New Jersey and there it sits. Despite all of the
precautions I take at sending quilts, they were not properly returned in a
secure manner. Three of the four trunks fortunately returned safely but none
were taped and garbage bag ties were used instead of the locking plastic ties.
The trunks did have tracking numbers and were sent second day delivery but it
still took me nearly one week to finally determine the status of the missing
trunk. The quilts disappeared somewhere between Charlotte and New Jersey.
Here is a list of the missing quilts.
1. Navy Insignia quilt in the Winter blue. It's condition was excellent.
Pg. 122 of World War II Quilts.
2. The wholecloth Canadian Red Cross Quilt. Slightly faded. Pg. 145 of World
War II Quilts.
3. The Night Shift Workers Quilt. It's condition was excellent. Pg. 15 of
World War II Quilts.
4. The Hazleton Fund Raising summer quilt. (This is the quilt I recently wrote
about from the Vermont Quilt Festival.) It's condition was excellent. Pg. 135
of World War II Quilts.
Lastly was the sweet Grandmother's Flower Garden quilt, I use as a table cover.
These quilts are very distinctive and recognizable. Hopefully, the thief will
not be very smart and will get them to the open market and soon.
Please know that I will appreciate any and all help in getting the quilts
returned. My address and telephone number were on the sleeves of each quilt
but they are easily removed.
I plan to send an alert on Stolen quilts, also.
Thanks,

--
Sue Reich
Washington Depot, Connecticut
www.suereichquilts.com
http://coveringquilthistory.shutterfly.com/
http://www.majorreichaward.com/


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Subject: Re: more quilt identity help!
From: "Rose Marie Werner" <rwernerdeskmedia.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 13:40:46 -0500
X-Message-Number: 2

Laura,
I don't think the quilt blocks are Vogart products. I looked through the
stamped goods booklets I have from the 30s, 40s and 50s and did not see any
products with African American figures. I also checked their transfer
patterns but again, didn't see any Mammys. Here's a good source for
identifying Vogart transfer patterns:
http://www.sewingpalette.com/transfers/reference/vogart.html
I also checked Wonder Art (Fixler Brothers) with the same results. Lots of
"South of the Border" Mexican designs, though and one set of "Mammy and
Sammy" potholders.
Colonial Patterns (Aunt Martha) also does not seem to have any such
patterns, though my collection is far from complete.
http://www.colonialpatterns.com

So I think your quilt blocks come from another source - perhaps Days of the
Week transfers. Do you think the tinting might be crayon?
That's all I can tell you.
Rosie Werner
quiltkitid.com


----- Original Message -----
From: "Laura Fisher" <laurafisherquiltsyahoo.com>
To: "Quilt History List" <qhllyris.quiltropolis.com>
Sent: Monday, August 16, 2010 3:28 PM
Subject: [qhl] more quilt identity help!


Hi - wonder if anyone knows if Vog'Art produced patterns of pillow size
squares that depict stereotyped African American figures - politically
incorrectt nowadays but something quite intriguing to see.





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Subject: Re: Important stolen World War II quilts alert!
From: Mitzioakesaol.com
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 16:12:40 EDT
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That stinks! I will also keep eyes and ears open up here - specially the
Shelburne Museum where I volunteer (there are countless people that have
antiques to 'sell' to the highest bidder and the Museum is always on top of
anything that has been stolen such as quilts.
Mitzi Oakes - Vermont
I just looked at the ones you listed in the book I bought at VQF - what a
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Subject: Update on the World War II quilts.
From: <suereichcharter.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 14:49:15 -0700
X-Message-Number: 4

The World War II quilts went missing between 12:31 a.m. and 3:31 a.m. in
Keasbey, New Jersey on August 11 at the FedEx facility. I do need to give FedEx
credit for their amazing tracking system. Perhaps as the investigation
continues, they can further narrow it to the people with access to the trunks.
This means the quilts are most likely somewhere in the Northeast. Does anyone
think that contacting Pawn shops in that area a good idea?
--
Sue Reich
Washington Depot, Connecticut
www.suereichquilts.com
http://coveringquilthistory.shutterfly.com/
http://www.majorreichaward.com/


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Subject: Re: Update on the World War II quilts.
From: "Stephanie Whitson" <stephaniestephaniewhitson.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 17:50:58 -0500
X-Message-Number: 5

I think it's a great idea. Pawn shops, antique shops, and quilt dealers.
Quilt museums known to buy quilts. Organizers of antique shows, too.

Depending on how far you want to go with it, ads with photos that say "have
you seen this quilt?" in neighborhood magazines (I'm thinking of free
advertising somehow) would work, too.

Maybe you could get some newspapers to do an article about it. Send out a
press release?

I'm sure you're already watching ebay & etc.

Stephanie Whitson
www.stephaniegracewhitson.com
www.footnotesfromhistory.blogspot.com



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Subject: Re: qhl digest: August 13, 2010
From: SandyNRHBaol.com
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2010 01:43:26 EDT
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Re: Birds on Urns pattern
In an episode of Simply Quilts (Alex Anderson, HGTV) Eleanor Burns referred
to that pattern as "Saucy Birds" by Nancy Page which had been published in
a depression era newspaper. I do not remember if she mentioned the Kansas
City Star or not.

Sandy Bartelsmeyer in horrendously hot and humid southern Illinois

Proud to participate in the Alzheimer's Quilt Initiative!_
http://www.alzquilts.org/_ (http://www.alzquilts.org/)
I have made $1000 promise for Alzheimer's research. View my quilts at:
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Subject: RE:Update on the World War II quilts.
From: "Margaret Geiss-Mooney" <mgmooneymoonware.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 17:00:33 -0700
X-Message-Number: 7

Oh dear, Sue - What a nightmare!! May I also suggest making a post on
the CraigsList listings in the region? Along the line of "Have you seen
these (stolen) quilts?" The listings for CraigsList are free
(www.craigslist.org). From listening to my young adult daughters, there
is a lot of selling going on via CraigsList.
Regards,
Meg
. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ___________
Margaret E. Geiss-Mooney
Textile/Costume Conservator &
Collections Management Consultant
Professional Associate, AIC
mgmooneymoonware.net

-----Original Message-----

...World War II quilts went missing between 12:31 a.m. and 3:31 a.m. in
Keasbey, New Jersey on August 11 at the FedEx facility...Does anyone
think that contacting Pawn shops in that area a good idea?




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Subject: RE:Update on the World War II quilts.
From: deb <debquiltingposs.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 21:24:50 -0400
X-Message-Number: 8



Hi Sue and all,

How awful! Keasby NJ is mostly an industrial park where the FedEx facility is.
It's in the same big industrial complex about a mile from the Expo
Center where you exhibited the quilts at the NJ show in June of 09. I'm
not sure whether there are an pawn shops in that area.

Have they reported the loss to the police?
Debbie
Quilting Possibilities
Forked River, NJ
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Subject: Re: Update on the World War II quilts.
From: Gaye Ingram <gingramsuddenlink.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 0:16:43 -0500
X-Message-Number: 1

---- suereichcharter.net wrote:
> The World War II quilts went missing between 12:31 a.m. and 3:31 a.m. in
> Keasbey, New Jersey on August 11 at the FedEx facility. I do need to give FedEx
> credit for their amazing tracking system.

Susie, you mean most places are chock a block with security cameras and FedEx is not?

I wonder what their insurer would think about that!

I have friends who have a security firm and, among other things, install cameras in college dorms, institutional workplaces that involve the shipping and handling of goods, school playgrounds, etc. The cost is minimal after the initial purchases. One presumes that shipping firms has a working system of monitors that would permit quick identification in your case. Why not inquire with Fed Ex's insurer?

gaye


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Subject: RE:Update on the World War II quilts.
From: michele mclaughlin <mickiemclaug58yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 05:16:39 -0700 (PDT)
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Sue, why don't you post pictures of the stolen quilts on your website; that
way others can provide a link to it so quilters can get a good glimpse.
It might be helpful to email quilt guilds in NJ, NY, and PA as well. Le
t me know if there is anything we can do to help. This is just awful,
Michele McLaughlin
Allentown PA


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Subject: Sue Reich
From: Donald Beld <donbeldpacbell.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 07:38:53 -0700 (PDT)
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Hi Sue, a few months ago I had a similar experience with FedEx--had sent fo
ur quilts to AQS to be photographed for Joe Cunningham's book; and on the r
eturn trip, FedEx claimed they had been delivered to my house; but they wer
en't.

Miraculously, two weeks later, they just "appeared" on my doorstep. Hope
the same happen with you. best, Don
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Subject: Re: Missing quilts
From: Stephen Schreurs <schreurs_ssyahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 08:22:42 -0700 (PDT)
X-Message-Number: 4


Is it just me, or is anyone else wondering why on earth FedEx accepted for
shipment 4 large trunks that were so obviously insufficiently secured???
(And we won't even begin to imagine what the person responsible for sendin
g them was thinking.)

This is just such a shame, especially since it may have been avoidable.
 Susan



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Subject: Update on the missing WW II Quilts
From: <suereichcharter.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 14:21:03 -0400
X-Message-Number: 5

First, thank you all for your prayers and well wishes in retrieving these
quilts. You have provided many with a ton of suggestions. With a huge dose of
luck and the grace of God, they will be back here and in good condition.
Here is an update:
1. I have posted the quilts on Facebook and my World War II Quilts book Facebook
page.
2. The quilts have been submitted to Lost Quilts and the owner of that site
promises to put them up on her web site and place them on her Facebook page.
3. I am told the investigation of an empty container at a FedEx facility cannot
begin until there is a claim filed by a sender or receiver. The sender or
receiver does not know there is a problem until they initiate a claim when their
package does not arrive in a timely fashion. (My trunks were to be delivered
2nd day. Six trunks arrived. The 7th did not. The delivery vehicle was a
Penske truck whose driver recommended that I give it another day. By that time
the facility was closed. Then came the weekend, and the facility in New Jersey
was close to customer claims until Tuesday at 8 a.m. Six days were now past.)
4. I have contacted the Antiques Weekly and the Maine Quilt Digest. They were
both extremely helpful and are placing articles in their papers next week.
Brimfield occurs the week after. Thousands of dealers will descend upon the
Northeast. The only problem is that, I need the police report. No one at the
Rotary is getting back to me about the status of the police report.
5. No one from FedEx or the Asheville Rotary has made any effort to contact me
and update me about any actions taken in the past 24 hours. (The quilts were
in pillowcases with my name and address on both the cases and the quilt sleeves.
You would think they might want to know this.) It has been necessary for me to
initiate all the action and inquiry. You can imagine my frustration.
6. I also need to notify Craig's list and Ebay. Searching Craig's list is by
region and this process is very time consuming. I need to try to contact them
by phone.
So, there you go.


--
Sue Reich
Washington Depot, Connecticut
www.suereichquilts.com
http://coveringquilthistory.shutterfly.com/
http://www.majorreichaward.com/


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Subject: RE: Update on the missing WW II Quilts
From: "Candace Perry" <candaceschwenkfelder.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:28:31 -0400
X-Message-Number: 6

Sue, may I post your info on the Museum listserve? At least in terms of
what quilts are missing?
Candace Perry

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Subject: Re: Update on the missing WW II Quilts
From: "Stephanie Whitson" <stephaniestephaniewhitson.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:10:11 -0500
X-Message-Number: 7

I am going to Craigs List for Omaha, NE and Lincoln, NE now and check to see
if there are any suspicious quilts for sale.

Those of us on QHL could do the same in our locale. It's a beginning.

I wish an army of us could descend on Brimfield's with photographs of the
stolen quilts and German Shepherds at our sides. And I wish the thief would
arrive to sell the stolen quilts. And I wish......ahem.

Stephanie Whitson
www.stephaniegracewhitson.com
www.footnotesfromhistory.blogspot.com



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Subject: WWII Quilts and Lost Quilts
From: <aquilterwindstream.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:12:57 -0500
X-Message-Number: 8

My stomach lurched when I read about these quilts being missing! Sue, you
might also try listing them at Maria Elkins' site http://lostquilt.com/.

One of my quilts was lost in shipping and there is a photo of it on The Lost Quilt
Come Home page. I'm still hoping someday it will be back.

http://lostquilt.com/?snancy+roberts

Keep us posted, and all the best.
Nancy Roberts
www.quiltnans.blogspot.com



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Subject: Re: Update on the missing WW II Quilts
From: Mitzioakesaol.com
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 17:03:25 EDT
X-Message-Number: 9

Don't have a German Shepherd, but I do have a German husband who could be
just as mean! He is a Veteran and things like this do not make him happy!
Mitzi from VT

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Subject: patriotic quilt exhibit
From: Neva Hart <nevahartverizon.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 19:38:56 -0400
X-Message-Number: 10

Patricia Cosgrove from the White River Museum in western Washington
state narrates a youtube clip on a new exhibit of patriotic and women's
organizations (WCTU) quilts -- less than 5 minutes:




Neva Hart
AQS Quilt Appraiser in Virginia



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Subject: Re: patriotic quilt exhibit
From: "Judy Grow" <judy.growcomcast.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 20:15:46 -0400
X-Message-Number: 11

My "Hillary's Defeat" quilt is included in that exhibit at the White River
Museum in Washington State . Red, White, and Blue at about 4:10 into the
video. It is a shame that so many of the quilts are shown folded. But it
looks like a great exhibit. Wonderful theme.

Judy Grow