A weekly-ish blog sharing my series of collages about growing up in the South during the 1950s.
The year was 1951, and these women were visiting and sewing while waiting for their husbands who were attending a political meeting. The image was taken from LIFE magazine.
In the early '90s, quilting really made a comeback. I worked night shift as an RN in the neonatal nursery, and we'd all bring our quilt projects to work on, in between feedings and diaper changes.
Congratulations for being a neonatal RN, and using your down time so constructively. Did you manage to complete your quilt? I took a quilting class in the early 90s also, and learned to make the difficult double wedding ring pattern. Should have begun with the 9-square...