Album Quilt

  An Album Quilt is a type of friendship quilt.  Individual blocks are signed by friends and assembled into a quilt.  Album Quilts are then given to friends, relatives, pastors, or other public officials often commemorating a special event in their lives. A popular album quilt is called a Baltimore Album which often has elaborate… Continue reading Album Quilt

Alternate set

alternate set

Placing a different square between pieced squares is referred to as an alternate set.   In this quilt, the light pink squares alternate with the patchwork blocks. The pink squares are an alternate set. This quilt is also an example of a diagonal set as the blocks are turned on point (diamond-like instead of squares). In the… Continue reading Alternate set