Consider The Lilies

A Quilt by Dolores Yoder
Dimensions: 112 inches wide by 112 inches long
Quilt ID: dyq10273 Categories: , ,

$4,125

“Consider the lilies of the field, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these”.            An original design by Dolores features  precision applique and extensive quilting, making this a one of a kind masterpiece.      Teals, yellows, dusty greens and a splash of flamingo on several shades of taupe background and sweet primroses with French-knot centers, creates a very striking effect.    Dolores made the top and an Amish friend did the beautiful quilting with 8 stitches per inch . The back is covered with a soft-white 100% cotton fabric.  Signed and dated in embroidery by Dolores.

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