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Discover the Dear Jane Quilt on the Craftsy Blog

Most, if not all, quilters have heard of the legendary Dear Jane Quilt . Jane A. Stickle, who was born on April 8, 1817 in Vermont, is the creator. Jane made the quilt during the Civil War, completing it in 1863. It is a sampler quilt, comprised of 169 square 5” blocks, each one different. There are also 4 pieced corner triangles, 52 pieced border triangles, and a unique scalloped...

My Dear Jane quilt.

unknown unknown says:
i need a place to find stupid historical quilt patterns?
it has to be block quilt and 2x2 and historical like reaaaaaalllllly OLDDDDDDDDDD
swbiblio says:
Go to your library and ask them to get the book "Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns" by Barbara Brackman. She is a quilt historian who has assembled a collection of more than 4,000 quilt blocks,...

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Bluegrass Quilters 10th Annual Quilt Show was well attended

... was won by "Quilt Camp Jane," with a replica of a 1863 quilt called "Dear Jane." This quilt took three and a half years to finish. The original quilt that inspired the book, is hanging at the Bennington Museum in Vermont. This is the 10th Anniversary ...

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