This ‘Crazy Patch’ quilt is ‘foundation’ pieced. A 1938 newspaper was used as the back to put the pieces together. Diane Bruendl purchased this quilt at an auction. At one time, newspaper or magazine pages were often used to copy patterns, but later removed after sewing.
Virginia Callicotte takes a photo while Anne Palmer feels the fabric of ‘the Grand’ quilt. Cindy Sipp completed the design last year and Shelley Lenhausen machine quilted it. On the table, left to right is ‘Dazzling Scraps: Barb’s Choice’ by Rose Bolick; Diane Bruendl’s ‘Sampler in Green and Cream’; and Lucille Patterson’s ‘Trip Around the World.’
Edith Cosgrove looks at her ‘Fool’s Puzzle’ quilt that she made in 1987.
Phyllis Moysan looks at the ‘Star of Bethlehem’ quilt. The pattern has several different names. Sarah Alice Kinard Rentz made the quilt in 1909 for her son, who was leaving for Newberry College.
The front quilt, ‘Grandmother’s Flower Garden’ was made by Phoebe Nunn in 2007. It is hand pieced from small scraps. The quilt in back was made by the late Carrie Steele in the ‘30-’40s. It is called ‘Japanese Fan.’ It is made of feed and flour sack fabrics.
This quilt called "Patchwork" was completed in 2009 by Sharon Basinger to recognize the work her two sons, Patrick and Nick, had completed to receive their Eagle Scout Award. She used family photos. photo by Wayne HInshaw, for the Salisbury Post
This quilt called ‘Christian Symbols’ was designed by Lucille Patterson at Lowerstone Reformed Church in Rockwell. Patterson did the art work, the women of the church did the embroidery and the women at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Cabarrus County quilted it.