For those of you who are not familiar with the Jane A. Stickle quilt, it was originally made during the Civil War – 1863 and is signed by the maker. Not only is it signed, she also stated that the quilt contains 5,602 pieces! The center is pieced from 169 – four and a half inch finished blocks. The border is created from 56 pieced triangles for a total of 225 different blocks.
Brenda Papadakis has drawn the blocks and included them all in her Dear Jane book – a quilt which is on the bucket list for many experienced quilters! Now, Jackie Apessos of Lake View Primitives is creating beautiful kits out of hand-dyed wool. There are individual kits for each row, the borders, corners, and even a completer kit. Each kit includes an ample supply of wool and floss needed to complete the blocks or triangles.
Why not start creating your heirloom quality quilt today?