Monday, January 11, 2016

19th Century swatches (continued) Bird to cards

I don't think I've posted any of these before--hope you enjoy them.  I needed another 'fix' after sewing with solids today!
 1885 Tanner & Co., UK

1901 Manchester, UK

1883 Crum & Co, UK

1883 Edmund Potter & Co, Manchester, UK

 1883 Grafton & Co

 1885 Allen, Europe

 date?, stole this from Barbara Brackman

 1884

Would you believe bombs????:

1883 Edmund Potter & Co, Manchester 

1883 Edmund Potter & Co, UK
 
Not only bombs, but canons too!

1883 Edmund Potter & Co

 cards anyone?

 late 19th Century

 1890

 

 1883 Edmund Potter & Co

 1890
 
Any favorites?  I simply love the bird dog at the top and the hat & cane!  Now I feel better.  Enjoy

3 comments:

Wendy Caton Reed said...

Delightful! I love the hunting dog and the dead quail!

desertskyquilts said...

3rd one down and the last one are my favorites, but I wouldn't turn my nose up at any of them. =) Thanks!

Aunt 'Reen said...

These are all wonderful!
I think the bombs are an unusual print choice but part of the quirky appeal of conversation prints. You just never know what you may stumble upon. (grin)