70’s Style

March 18, 2009

Freda's topMy late mother-in-law pieced this top in the 70’s. I have always thought it was a bit strange, but yesterday I brought it out to brighten a dull room and fell in love. The fabrics in the centre are from Laura Ashley, and to extend the quilt Freda has used various upholstery and dress fabrics around the edges. The unusual and much brighter fabrics  seem to work like an unusual broken border. Now this top is  on the list for quilting, but how?close-up-of-fredas-fabrics1

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