Batch number three of our quilted jackets features a lot of red and white. This particular quilt has the white crosses (instead of red cross) and is one of our favorites for it's simplicity.
The jacket will have side seam pockets and a shirt tail hem as well as a roomy hood.
History of the textiles: The Norweigan woven textile we are going to use for the lining is hand loomed, dating from two generations past.and halesdirectly from Norway!
Quilt History: I grew up in the midwest: Moline, Illinois. My mother (Betty Ainsworth)and older sister (Sarah Powley), both became interested in quilts in the early late 60's -'70's, and both became quilters. My sister made a quilt for our wedding gift and Betty made one for my daughter. Mother had become friends with sisters, one a potter, the other a quilter. They would go antiquing together, all over the midwest, where she started collecting old quilts, primitive pine furniture and old white stoneware. I still have some furniture and the stoneware but want to divest myself from some of this "stuff" that my children don't have a use for. All but one of these quilts are from my mother's collection, some of which I have hung in my house.
**All of our quilted items have been hand washed and line dried however they are O L D quilts and you can expect minor stains (even I can't get all the stains out!) and minimal holes. We try and work around the holes when laying out the pattern pieces.