Starching quilt blocks?

I'm falling behind on finishing the binding on Summer Charms - I still have two sides left to do.   I lose interest in sewing binding, but I have to finish it so I can wash the quilt and see how w...more

Antique Sunbonnet Sue Quilts

Last Christmas at a family get-together I acquired fifteen appliquéd Sunbonnet Sue blocks, a completed Sunbonnet Sue quilt top and a few yards of yellow, pink and green fabric to use as backing. The fifteen blocks belong to my cousin Selena.  They were made by her father's (my uncle's) grandmother and from what I understand, Selena inherited them after she died.  Selena was also the source of the yellow, pink and green fabric, which I assume came with the quilt blocks. ...more
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