Sunday, December 2, 2012

Antique Metal quilt templates





Pictured here are some of my collection.

17 comments:

  1. I love these Donna! Saw one come up for auction recently and coveted it !! Yours look lovely mounted and framed. Do you know what metal they are made from ? I gather late 1800's?

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    1. The ones pictured here are copper. 1800's

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  2. The birds look like copper and the others shown are rolled tin.

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  3. What an amazing collection Donna!
    Thanks so much for sharing these with us - they're all beautiful!

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  4. They are spectacular - we seldom see anything like that here in Wisconsin. Your collection is so special.

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  5. I think I am seriously jealous. I have seen wooden ones in the UK in a museum but nothing like as good as these.

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  6. What a lovely collection, thanks for posting them.
    Great to have you back posting.

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  7. Goodness - never knew there was such a thing! love those birds.
    Every Stitch

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  8. I didn't even know there was such a thing! Amazing....

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  9. oh my these are beautiful, I own a few of these tin templates wished I owned a lot more
    can't wait to see more of your collection
    Kathie

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  10. Wow! They are beautiful!! What a fantastic purchase!

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  11. These are awesome! I look in antique stores all the time but have never found any. How do you find them? I would love to know more about the history of these templates. Thanks for sharing. Lizzie

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  12. Very nice. I have three repro tin templates hanging in my sewing room.

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  13. Just amazing!~ They are ART unto themselves.

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  14. I came across about 8 of these metal quilt templates at an estate sale. Do you know how I can determine their value?

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    1. some of mine are copper and some are rolled tin. mine are 1800's. you can send photos and i'll try to help

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