american quilts

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My movies: Winona Ryder.

Beetlejuice (1988), Heathers (1988), Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), Reality Bites (1994), Little Women (1994), How to Make an American Quilt (1995), Alien: Resurrection (1997), Autumn in New York (2000), A Scanner Darkly (2006) & The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009).

Why are old lovers able to become friends? Two reasons. They never truly loved each other, or they love each other still.
—  Whitney Otto, How to Make an American Quilt

OK! I’m in total awe!
Take a closer look! Are you seeing the detail in this stitching?
Courtesy of Brenda’s Needlepoint Studio

Design by Susan Hoekstra, called Feuilles d'Ananas (Pineapple Leaves), is a study in values requiring 11 different threads from dark to light.“ Brenda chose a different pallet for her block. Rather than the yellows of a pineapple, she worked with this incredible combinations of blues.

Daguerreotype portrait of women of the Ladies Benevolent Sewing Society posing around a table with a quilt on it in Strongsville, Ohio, March 29, 1849.

Source.

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Winona Ryder 1986 / 2015