Honeybee Quilt // Vintage Quilt Sunday

Honeybee Quilt from Linda Fasules2

I was so happy when my friend Linda Fasules from I Finally Have Time sent me pictures of this quilt.  Her mother-in-law purchased this Honeybee Quilt years ago; she has more pictures and some history behind the quilt block on her blog. She also has a post about using a product called Retro Clean to clean this quilt. Check it out!

Thanks, Linda, for sharing.

Happy Sunday, everyone.

Vintage Quilt Sunday Posts
Tricia’s Joseph’s Coat Quilt shared by Tricia Martin
Heirloom Quilt shared by Katie Bowlby from Katie’s Korner
Great Grandmother Diantha’s Quilt (shared by me)
Log Cabin Quilt from Rebecca Verna Birchell shared by Heather Ashby
A Family Quilt Auction in Kentucky shared by Joni Morgan from Sunday Farming Quilter
Irish Chain shared by Marti Dyer-Allison from 52 Quilts
“Crazy Quilt” from Cathy Winer
“Picnic Quilt” from Jennifer Barnes
Cathedral Window Quilt from Robin Fonville
Double Wedding Ring Quilt from Kacey Platky from Little House in Vine Crest Woods
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  1. 2609o
    Posted March 2, 2014 at 10:44 am | Permalink

    So beautiful!

  2. nitadances
    Posted March 2, 2014 at 11:28 am | Permalink

    Oh, I love this. I find myself drawn more and more to quilts that include hand appliqué…the orange peel quilts, the dresden plates, the honey bee. :)

    • Katie Blakesley
      Posted March 4, 2014 at 8:33 pm | Permalink

      I am definitely drawn to hand applique quilts, too. I’m just not sure if I’m up for the challenge! happy sewing.

    • Katie Blakesley
      Posted March 4, 2014 at 8:35 pm | Permalink

      p.s. your dresden quilt is so beautiful! Can I share a photo of it on my blog as part of Vintage Quilt Sunday? Maybe March 22? Then I can just point people towards your blog post? For some reason, I can’t remember my wordpress password, so wasn’t able to leave a comment on your blog. Thanks!

  3. Posted March 2, 2014 at 12:50 pm | Permalink

    That is just lovely. I love the Honey Bee block. As promised, I finally posted about my vintage Dresden plate quilt at http://www.nitadances.com/index.php/2014/03/02/vintage-dresden-plate-quilt/.

  4. Posted March 2, 2014 at 5:02 pm | Permalink

    What a stunning quilt….so glad you shared it with us.

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