Log Cabin Straight Furrows. c.1880. 56 x 62 (142.2 x 157.5 cm). Maine
Q8505 laine Challis Connexion Sillons de cabine droites
Log Cabin variation, done in brights. Another French quilt.
SMM 2009, Alie van de Stelt, ensemble
This Log Cabin-pattern quilt was made in 1866, in Lexington, Missouri, for a Methodist Episcopal Church, South, bazaar to raise money to benefit the families of ex-Confederate soldiers. Spelled out across the front of the quilt is a reminder to parishioners to "FEED THE HUNGRY" in the wake of a devastating war that left families impoverished. MHS. Great shading
Courthouse Steps by Yvette Gaillou, Kaffe Fassett fabrics