What are the resonances of Hobsbawm's work in the present and what are the new directions that have been marked out in history-writing in the last decades? The essay, drawing on the work of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership project at University College London, argues that gender and race are both critical to capital formation in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
On October 13th I left early in the morning to present a 1: Autumn was in full swing and the sun rising through the trees was beautiful. I was surprised to discover that, not only did they have a nice group of vendors, but all the quilts in the show were for sale!
From Autumn table runners to king sized, hand quilted, Lone Stars made by the local Amish womenthere was something for everyone!
I was intrigued by their simple hanging system — clothes hangers!
This even worked when hanging quilts double — they simply clamped the hangers top and bottom and linked the hooks: Many of the quilts contained preprinted panels, pieced together in interesting ways. I especially liked this pair of table runners: I presented my Gradation Play lecture, and was so pleased to see that Mary Deters, the quilter who made the arrangements for my visit, had a quilt in the show using a lovely blue gradation in the background: The Amish women, some of whom had quilts in the show, also provided lunch and desserts.
And they were as yummy as they look I did ask permission to take this picture, as I know these dear people do not like to be photographed. Thank you to all of the Spring Grove quilters for inviting me to be a part of your wonderful show! This is ok since her piecing is amazing!
She recently brought a scrap quilt to our Fiberista meeting and we were impressed. When she finally has enough — she makes a quilt. The first two squares will be at the start of the chain. Press them as you press your other project and put the squares in a container.
I sew them together the same way — at the end of chain piecing another project. I like to lay out the blocks on point alternating the two blocks.
You could use solid white for the side triangles but I prefer to use more blocks and cut them in half to finish the quilt.
Of course I take apart the cut off ends and reuse the pieces. Makes me want to cut a lot of squares and leave them next to my machine. The next month Lori brought in this scrap quilt: And we were amazed all over again.
This block she pieces on a rectangular foundation, usually newsprint.
I love greens and browns, so I really find this quilt appealing. And the overall leafy quilting design adds to the organic feel. She said her strippy quilts: I have generally used them as gifts for acquaintances like co-worker weddings.
What a generous quilter!
Thank you Lori, for sharing your quilts and your process with us! I find the most time consuming part of trimming is aligning the ruler for every cut. This ruler has a groove on the bottom for the seam allowance to nest in. This means the seams must be pressed to the side. I rotary cut the top and right sides: Next comes the tricky part.
The ruler and block need to be rotated to trim the other sides. Then I decided to try one of the mini cutting mats in my collection.
I found this one spun quickly on my table. So here it is rotated: I simply slid the ruler down the seam allowance to the correct measurements: The best way to get great points when making half square triangle blocks is to be sure the diagonal seam drops off the block at the exact corners.
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