Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Truly the last 2 blocks unless I screw something up

H is for hospital

Actually a yellow flag with a green H signified that it was a hospital and should not be fired upon, but as you see not the colors  I used here.  Every large building was used as hospitals like hotels.

This is one of my favorite designs.  This block was given the name Kentucky Crossroads in an early-twentieth-century magazine.  Info was taken from Barbara Brackman's Civil War Sampler.  Her source for this block was a clipping in an old scrapbook.  All her books show an enormous amount of research and they not only have beautiful patterns for the blocks but are a wealth of information and enjoyable to read.

Putting the top together begins...

hugs, LJ


  1. I love the second block! It's so pretty.

  2. Kentucky Crossroads is one of my favorites. It will be exciting to see this wonderful quilt coming together.

  3. Love the fabrics in the second block especially, always fun to see the quilts come together :)

  4. Kentucky Crossroads is really one of my favorites, too! I love the colors. I can't wait to see how it all goes together. It will be so pretty.

  5. Beautiful post! Your blog is awesome!
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  6. Kentucky Crossroads is a lovely quilt pattern. Will be looking for your finished quilt top.