Sunday, December 2, 2012

Caryl Schuetz AQS Appraiser Lecture and Quilts

On Thursday evening at the Dear Jane Retreat, we were treated to an interesting lecture and slide show about quilts during the Civil War by Caryl Scheutz, Certified AQS Appraiser from Indianapolis.

After the lecture, Caryl showed us 5 of the antique quilts from her personal collection.

You can find Caryl at

Interesting borders on this one.

The table is in a bad spot, but if you look under the table you can see that one diagonal row in this quilt has the baskets upside down.

Just love this Princess Feather.

This is Caryl in the following two photos, but sadly I only got photos of her back.

A quilt made of signature blocks with no signatures.

Thanks for stopping by for a visit today.


  1. These are all wonderful! And on the Princess Feather quilt, it looks like the green feathers have turned grey, but only in parts! Am I seeing that right!?! Or were those feathers pieced? So interesting!

  2. These are just gorgeous quilts. I really love that first one and the Princess Feather.

    Thank you so much for sharing them with us and also for the link to Caryl's site!

    Merry Christmas!

  3. Thank you for sharing these wonderful quilts. I really love the Princess Feather and the first one. It's beautiful to see your new header with two things I made for you. I'm very happy.
    Have a nice week and take care

  4. What a treat!! thanks for sharing!!

  5. Aren't they just lovely - it would have been a fascinating lecture.

  6. Gorgeous quilts, LuAnn. I especially love the Princess Feather.
    Love your new blog header. So festive!

  7. These quilts are all so lovely and precious! Thanks so much for sharing the beautiful pictures with us!

    Seasons Greetings to you and your family!

  8. I bet that was pretty cool to see these in person. Thanks for sharing them with us. Lovely!

  9. oh wow Love a few of these quilts! the princess feather is amazing , love the basket quilt and that first quilt is just wonderful, the odd borders and the blocks are just beautiful, love the tulip shape...
    oh I am in awe, a great post
    thanks for sharing.


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