Sunday, November 16, 2014

Dargate--down memory lane

Last week I had 2 delightful house guests from Australia....Michelle Yeo and Virginia Pascall. We spent hours looking at Michelle's quilts and my fabric sample books! I now have a total of 9. Six from the 19th century and 3 from the 20th.


Dargate Book c. 1830


We all sorted through a drawer of Dargate scraps. Both Michelle and Virginia...were better than I at identifying the Dargate ranges for each print.

 
Dargate Doubles (1st line) with center from Illuminations



I have a little 'flutter' of pieced hexes using just Dargate prints for a 'someday' quilt.





Dargate Doubles (center) + Botanicals



I will have a new Dargate line printed by Andover this coming spring!
Dargate Treasury...Yes! 








 

2 comments:

  1. Looking forward to seeing the new line. Lucky Aussies to have seen your fabric books. Serious envy on my part!

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  2. Virginia and I had a very special time visiting Margo. We were like kids in a lolly shop going through the fabric scrap drawers and found lots of wonderful treasures. Thank you so much for having us to stay Margo. I hope we can visit again in the future.

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