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At the turn of the century as more farmers and laborers turned to work in an office or in manufacturing they needed better looking clothes for their jobs. It is designed with a subtle geometric shape added to the basic stripe.

My example represents a common dobby with the geometric being printed in white but it can also be done in the same color as the stripe.

My other favorite is large and heavy - it's jam-packed with great photos and info- and deserves a place on your bookshelf if you're at all interested in textiles.

This gem is "Textile Designs Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns Organized by Motif, Style, Color, Layout, and Period" by Susan Meller and Joost Elffers.

I can't say if my cinnamon pinks or dobbies are original.

I do know they are pieced together by hand and that could be an indicator of age, but not really since there are always those who love to stitch by hand.

The cross fertilization of needlework patterns across all cultures has interested me since I lived overseas as a teen-ager.

I began studying quilt history as a vehicle of community and family history in the 1980s after I inherited a family quilt. Click here to Contact me Permission to use (or "PIN") any photo on another website is granted ONLY if proper credit is given either by stating the name of this blog, Quilt History Reports, or my name, Karen B. All pages on the Quilt History Reports site are copyright protected, with all rights reserved.

I learned that double pinks were popular on both sides of the Atlantic from 1860-1920.

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If you are teaching a group or class and need several copies, please direct your students to this site so they may print off their own copies.

I'm not sure how I'm going to display my little doll quilt but it sure has been interesting to learn about it.

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Just when you thought I had more than enough quilt tops I got another.

pre 1900 but I do occasionally buy small pieces of 20th century "cheater cloth" because they are good tools to show what color combinations were popular at a given time period.



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