Friday, April 18, 2014

Stories of Old Oregon Block of the Month

Grandma's Brand New Block of the Month Club

Stories of Old Oregon Quilt
    What was it like to move to and live in Old Oregon during the days before Oregon became a state in 1859? In this unique Block of the Month Club, you will sew blocks that the Pioneers themselves might have made as you discover the  the exhilarating adventures and tall tales that were part of the western expansion of the Great Migration to the Oregon Territory.

     Included in the Club is a monthly newsletter written by Grandma Rachel. She will tell you fascinating stories about Jimmy Chitwood and the Bear, Narcissa Whitman and Eliza Spaulding, the Sager Orphans and more. This newsletter is packed with information about the early pioneers, the migration, life in Old Oregon, and more.

In addition to the newsletter, you will receive the fabric an patterns you need to create two 9" quilt blocks. Other handouts are also included. This is a 13 month club, with a finishing kit sent in the 13th month. Size of the completed quilt is approximately 64" x 85". You'll have fun sewing while you learn about the Oregon Trail and the early Pioneers. Click here for more information and to join this exciting new club.

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