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Coxey's Camp - After the depression in 1893, Jacob Coxey led a group of unemployed men to Washington, D.C. to draw attention to the need for legislation to increase employment. In commemoration of the efforts of "Coxey's Army", this block was stitched.

Coxey's Camp - After the depression in Jacob Coxey led a group of unemployed men to Washington, D. to draw attention to the need for legislation to increase employment. In commemoration of the efforts of "Coxey's Army", this block was stitched.

Textiles convey complexity of the Civil War | The Columbian

Textiles convey complexity of the Civil War

Underground Railroad

Underground Railroad Quilt in which each square contains a message to the conductor when the quilt is folded to display only that square. Could be used as a tutorial to "read" quilts hung over fences, etc.

Underground Railroad Sampler quilt.  Different color and order of blocks.

I took a block of the month class at a quilt shop called Quilts Etc. We made blocks from the Underground Railroad quilt.

Quilt with blocks individually quilted and bound, thought to be made for a Soldier's Aid Society, shown at exhibit at the New England Quilt Museum, 2011.

Quilt with blocks individually quilted and bound, thought to be made for a Soldier's Aid Society, shown at exhibit at the New England Quilt Museum, Must be a pot holder quilt

Crossroads

Crossroads

Soldier's Aid Nine Patch Block #28.  Description of articles most wanted: blankets for single beds and quilts of cheap material....    An appeal by the U.S. Sanitary Commission, 1861.  Made by Yolanda Iding.

Soldier's Aid Nine Patch Block Description of articles most wanted: blankets for single beds and quilts of cheap material. An appeal by the U. Sanitary Commission, Made by Yolanda Iding.

Bow Ties

PBL: Slavery Underground Railroad-individual squares patterns and descriptions!

Battle of Gettysburg Quilt   (courtesy of @Pinstamatic http://pinstamatic.com)

My Battle of Gettysburg quilt after I finished piecing it.

Flying Geese

Flying Geese

Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Sailboat

Sailboat

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