Monthly Archives: July 2010

Courthouse Square

Samuel Crozier homesteaded this farm at 16505 30th Ave., Marion, MI in 1874. It is now owned by Emily Crozier. She chose the quilt block Courthouse Square from an antique quilt top that she owns.

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A Pair of Dresden Plates

Max Patterson’s barn is host to two Dresden Plate quilt blocks. The large one on the big barn was sponsored by Great Lakes Energy People Fund, and the small one by the Patterson family. Both can be viewed from the … Continue reading

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Altered Nine-Patch

The Thiel farm at 2303 200th Ave., Reed City, MI is the home of this Altered Nine-Patch quilt block. The original quilt was made by great-grandmother Margaret Rupert Thiel. About twenty members of the family were present for the installation … Continue reading

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Hen and Chickens

This lovely variation of the Hen and Chickens block graces the barn of Ruth Calkins, 14625 Twenty Mile Rd., Tustin, MI. It comes from a quilt made by Ruth’s late husband Jim’s “grandma Vine”, who raised him.

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