Farm Quilt repair

Farm Quilt repair

Originally uploaded by Q_uilted T_hrifted

I was able to seam rip this square out while driving up north for my great niece’s baptism.  I took some time to take some of the strips out so I can reuse them in the new block. imga0940

This is a very worn quilt but I am determined to get a little more mileage out of it. Plus I am intrigued by taking it apart and putting it together.

imga0942 These two blocks show where a thick binding was and how the fabric has faded.


I have to make a new foundation to put these strips back on.


This is the back side where the foundation has worn completely away.

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The quilt is warm? When it is all together.



One Response to “Farm Quilt repair”

  1. libbyquilter Says:

    good morning~!~

    this is amazing~!!~ like quilt archeology~!!~ it is fascinating to see all of these construction details and to try to build a story around this worn quilt. you have a lot of work ahead of you while restoring this one~!!~

    so glad that i came to visit your blog and will definately come back again.


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