R is for Rose-of-Sharon

rose-of-sharon-quilt

All the old favorite quilt patches had interesting generic names. . .Rose of Sharon, Star of Bethlehem, Anvil. . .are a few well chosen familiar names.

The text is from the article “Romance of Quilting and Quilts,” by Lutie H. Fryer, in the Relief Society Magazine, January 1939. Click here to read the article online, or download it free, from the Internet Archive.

artwork by Joanne Stanbridge 2014

 

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