Thursday, November 19, 2015
Joanne pieced this Underground Railroad quilt. The blocks tell a story of how the slaves were given information on how to travel safely north to freedom. It is 86 x 92.
The story in included as one of the blocks:
Some of the blocks include:
Birds in the Air:
and a Basket:
Each block was custom quilted, so there are a lot of different motifs throughout the quilt. I added cross-hatching in the sashings and cornerstones:
There are curls and feathers in the 4 borders: