The Quilt That Walked to Golden: Women and Quilts in the Mountain West - From the Overland Trail to Contemporary Colorado by Sandra DallasDrawing its inspiration from letters, journals, and—most importantly—quilts, this engaging account chronicles the history of the women who settled the town of Golden, Colorado, over the course of two centuries. Laced with true stories drawn from American quilting history, the narrative follows the transformation of the shanty mining village into a thriving community, moving through the Depression and up to the present day. Throughout the decades, the art of quilting provides a window into the lives of these women, their successes, and their sorrows. With more than 70 photographs and four vintage quilt patterns, this unique saga is a treasure for historians and quilters alike.
Rocky Mountain Puzzle Quilt Block
Solve the puzzle with quick pieced HST and a bit of partial seam piecing. That's all there is to it. Starch your quilt fabric before cutting if you like crisp fabric. We chose contrasting fabrics to differentiate between the two medium fabrics —a tone-on-tone solid vs. That's help the piecing stand out. If you plan to make many blocks, you may want to use another HST method like 8-at-a-time or triangle paper. Draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the back of either all the 1 or 2 squares.
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The Rocky Mountain Puzzle quilt block pattern reminds me of several blocks such as the Jacobs Ladder block, but I do like the white square in the middle. You could use it to add a little colour to the block if you wanted to make it for a scrappy quilt. Use the 3. Place a brown and a white square with right sides together and mark a line along the diagonal. This gives you two half square triangle units which are now 3.