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?
The ones pictured here are copper. 1800's
The birds look like copper and the others shown are rolled tin.
What an amazing collection Donna!Thanks so much for sharing these with us - they're all beautiful!
They are spectacular - we seldom see anything like that here in Wisconsin. Your collection is so special.
I think I am seriously jealous. I have seen wooden ones in the UK in a museum but nothing like as good as these.
Thanks everyone. I will post more
What a lovely collection, thanks for posting them.Great to have you back posting.
Goodness - never knew there was such a thing! love those birds.Every Stitch
I didn't even know there was such a thing! Amazing....
oh my these are beautiful, I own a few of these tin templates wished I owned a lot morecan't wait to see more of your collectionKathie
Wow! They are beautiful!! What a fantastic purchase!
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
Very nice. I have three repro tin templates hanging in my sewing room.
Just amazing!~ They are ART unto themselves.
I came across about 8 of these metal quilt templates at an estate sale. Do you know how I can determine their value?
some of mine are copper and some are rolled tin. mine are 1800's. you can send photos and i'll try to help