Rosie’s Flower Basket Quilt

Left over block

          Rosie’s Quilt                             

The above block is a ‘left over’ block that came from a quilt that I slept under when visiting a friend of mine in Indianapolis a couple of years ago. I loved this quilt as it gave me a great feeling of homeliness. The quilt was made by a friend of her aunts in the 1950’s and Rosie Treasurers it very much. I decided that I would make one the same, same colours or as close as I could get to the same. That was harder then it we thought, but I did get the green which is the exactly the same shade of green which is in the quilt. The plain homespun for the basket is as close as I could get, which in my view works very well.
I have been working on this quilt since 2006. I have made 10 baskets and handle to match. All of the centres of the flowers I have finished and started on the flowers. I don’t mind doing the flowers as it is interesting choosing the fabrics and colours to go together.

I am hoping to work on these blocks for at least 2 hours per day. Hopefully I can.

So far this month I have done this basket to the left. I still have a way to go with it. The block will look great when the white background is done and the green surrounds.

About dezertsuz

quilter, crazy quilter and stitcher
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4 Responses to Rosie’s Flower Basket Quilt

  1. Wow that is so pretty! I look forward to seeing it progress. I'd love to see the ten laid out together!

  2. Mama Spark says:

    BEAUTIFUL, but WAYYYYYYYY too much work for me! LOL.

  3. dq says:

    Those baskets age GREAT! I love that it is a little different from the other ones.

  4. Saira Malik says:

    love this idea!Very colorful and fun!Great design.
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