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Friday, July 22, 2011

Photohunters: Patch


My first thought when I saw the theme was patch was patch work quilt, therefore, I'm going with that.
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When we visited Tamarack in Beckley, WV, I liked the way the quilts were scattered amongst the other crafts and arts.
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Although there was one area devoted to quilts, by and large they were scattered around in a variety of areas.
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Since I like quilts it was nice to keep running into them as I wandered.
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All the shots above and one more shot below are from Tamarack.
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The rest of the shots were taken at the Beckley exhibition coal mine.
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The last shot was in the single miner accommodation. The shot above was in one of the family homes and has a patch work quilt across the trunk where the quilt below is over the bed.
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15 comments:

Annie said...

I thought of quilts too but didn't have any photos. Yours are wonderful. I really like to see them hanging on walls like that.

Have a good weekend (keep cool!).

Nicole said...

Those are all so beautiful!
I totally dig that last photo. That place looks so cozy!

Sue said...

These are lovely Carver! You did a much better job with this theme than I. Great post :)

Life Ramblings said...

those are beautiful quilts. great find for the theme.

Liz said...

These are so lovely!

Have a fabulous weekend!

Liz @ MLC

ewok1993 said...

So beautifully made. I love quilts, wish I knew how to make 'em.

Happy weekend.

Kim said...

It is a beautiful thing when patches can be sewn together to create something so lovely.

Love, k.

It's true we had no money,
But I was rich as I could be
In my coat of many colors
My mama made for me.
- Dolly Parton

jams o donnell said...

I love those quilts. THey really are beautiful. Great take on the theme

ancient one said...

I love quilts too, but went with something else. You really had some beautiful ones in this post. I tried to put myself in that last photo and decided I couldn't live in such a little space.

YTSL said...

Great photos -- with some splendid quilts in view. :)

archiearchive said...

What a great collection of patches! Wonderful stuff.

Emzkie said...

beautiful work of art!

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JDeQ said...

Beautiful quilts - it is amazing what works of art are created out of stray patches of cloth.

i beati said...

superb patches

EastCoastLife said...

My maternal grandmother used to make patchwork quilts for all her grandchildren. They were beautiful. It is a pity i didn't pick up her skill.