Category Archives: Crazy quilts

October 8, 2014

Crazy for Crazies, Part II

By Donna di Natale Last week, I talked about crazy quilts from the late 1800s and early 1900s that were made of wool, silk, satin and other similar fabrics from that period. This week I present to you a crazy quilt made in the 1950s, using cotton fabrics. My mother, Leda Rosacker, made this crazy Continue Reading

October 1, 2014

Crazy for Crazies

By Donna di Natale A quilt show I recently attended had a special exhibit of crazy quilts. They were wonderful crazy quilts – mostly old, but some newer. All had embroidered stitches of some kind, and most were embellished with lace, buttons, ribbon, embroidered design, and small bits of broderie perse. Needless to say, they Continue Reading