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Cathedral Windows

A Quilt by C Jean Horst
Size: Full, King, Queen
Dimensions: 100 inches wide by 115 inches long
Quilt ID: cjh19068 Categories: ,


Cathedral window quilts have a unique and fascinating construction method, unlike any other quilt. Instead of layers of backing and batting and a pieced top, they are traditionally constructed of squares of muslin, folded into several layers and hand sewn together. On top of this base, gracefully curving bias folds are turned and stitched to make “frames” over inserts of colorful fabric “windows”. This is an amazingly beautiful dimensional quilt that has been hand stitched. Because of the detail and the folding, it is not suitable for hand quilting. The layers are much to thick for that. And so the backing is also muslin that is part of the folded process. These quilts were made in the early days of quilt making in our country, but it is very unusual to find this pattern well done, hand made, and this beautiful in quilts of todays selections.

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We want you to be completely satisfied with this quilt. If, for any reason, you are not satisfied, this quilt may be returned for exchange or credit within 10 days after you receive it provided only that you return it in its original condition. Once received and its condition confirmed, the refund will be processed. Please note that, unless it was received damaged or defective, shipping costs are not refund-able.

If this is a gift, within reason, the satisfaction period will be extended so that the ten day period begins on the day you present the gift.

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