Celebrating the Art of Quilting
  • Ruby's Flower Basket 1934


    Ruby's Flower Basket is waiting for you to fill in the colors! Whether you finish the quilt in appliqué, embroidery or crayons, it promises to be a joy of colors in the simple beauty of 1930s design. Thirty-two blocks each have a different flower above a pieced basket base. Flowers included are Geranium, Hollyhock, Tea Rose, Honeysuckle, Columbine, Lilac, Tulip, Delphinium, Perunia, Cosmos, Virginia Blue Bell, Carnation, Trillium, Bleeding Heart, Clematis, Marigold, Daffodil, Iris, Morning Glory, Peony, Sweet Pea, pansy, Pyrethrum, Phlox, Crocus, Nasturtium, Canterbury Bell, Zinnia, Salvia, Tiger Lily, Caliopsis, and Oriental Poppy.

    Cutting and piecing instructions for the baskets and borders also include instructions for using Triangles on a Roll, Thangles, or Smart Singles are also included.

    A history of Ruby Short McKim is also included.