NEW! #410 "Amazing Grace"

$9.50Price

NEW!  #410 "Amazing Grace" Wool Applique Pattern

 

First in Our Series..."A Humble Pursuit"

 

We Collect Quilts from the 18th and 19th Century here at the Cottonwood House

 

We are Lovingly and Humbly Reproducing Some of Our Favorite Blocks...Working With Wool 

 

Each Design is True to the Original

Stitched As it Was in the Year Created

 

Included with Patterns

Will be the History of the Year Created

 

AMAZING GRACE

16" X 25"

Originally Created in 1864

 

Our "Amazing Grace" Wool Applique is True to the Time Period.

Stitched into Wool Rugs at this Time were "Pennies" or other Coins.

Originally Stitched into the Rugs to Weigh them Down to Prevent Slipping, the Coins were Stitched under Flower Motifs and into the Borders.  Thus the Cimmon use of "Circles"in the Designs.

During and after the Civil War, Coins were Stitched into the Rugs to Hide them from the Soldiers or other Folk who would come into the Homesteads and Take all the Families' Possessions.

Often the Children were told to Stand on the Rugs when their Homes were Invaded to Keep the Rugs Safe.

 

Stitched under the "Flower Circles" in our Amazing Grace Design you will Find Pennies!

 

1864 History

**"In God We Trust" is inscribed on all Currency**

**General Sherman Begins His March to the South**

**Arlington National Cemetery is Organized**

**Robert E. Lee Battles for the Last Time**

**Abraham Lincoln is Re-Elected as President**