Making the Lancaster Diamond Sampler
by Ann Parsons Holte
The Lancaster Diamond Sampler was made by one anonymous person, referred to as Fanny's friend. Fanny S. Bucher and her friend were sharing fabric and block designs as they made their unique diamond-shaped blocks into sampler quilts quilts meant for teaching and learning the craft. (more)
Lancaster Cousins Friendship Quilt Flipbook
by Ann Parsons Holte
This quilt was made by the friends and family of the two quilters who made the Lancaster Diamond Samplers in the 1860s in Pennsylvania. If you know the Diamond quilts, you will recognize the "Quilt DNA" of this spectacular friendship quilt. There are forty-one blocks for you to create in vintage or modern fabrics. When you order, you will receive a link to the online pattern...

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