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« on: January 30, 2007 08:56:30 PM »

Hello all!

Here is my "mini quilt". I have a Delft Collection in my kitchen and decided to make a mini quilt that fit into that theme. This was my first quilting project ever (as is apparent with the wobbly boarder... Grin)

Sorry the pictures aren't so great!









I'll post a pic later with the mini quilt in my kitchen!!

This was fun and easy!

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« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2007 10:32:10 PM »

So pretty! I'm not sure what Delft is but the blues and whites are very cool!
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that is pretty!
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« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2007 05:30:00 AM »

Delft is a type of porcelain painted in Holland (hence the windmill pattern)...it was my grandma's.

Here's an example:

http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/delftwares_1913_81008482

http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/delft_1934_5827765

It's marked by certain blue paint on white porcelain. There are dishes, houses, pottery and more, and I fell into the collection. I'll take some pics of the ones in my kitchen tonight!

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