Quilts and Coverlets Made by Clawson Women

This beautiful 9 patch variation was pieced by Mabel Davis Hodges and quilted by Deloris Kumler decades later closeup on the guilt, showing backing fabric and colorful sashing
Unique patchwork with circular center piece. Made 1920s by Mrs. Malone closeup on the patchwork
Quilt by Mabel Davis Hodges, diamond pattern patchwork. Closeup of the quilt, showing the straight quilting.
Bicentennial quilt, sewn by Edith Kohler and Joanne Seifferlein, quilted by Althea Ross, Thelma Howard, Bessie Carlson and Beatrice Webb. The quilt is also signed by President Gerald Ford, and was completed in 1976.
Churndash, or Monkey Wrench patchwork in blue and white. Made by Edith McManus Closeup of the churndash quilt.
Brown wool patchwork, unknown maker, probably 1920s.

closeup of the patchwork, showing ticking striped backing. The quilting is done in a fan shape.

This beautiful coverlet is comprised of hand embroidered fans, vines, leaves, flowers and other motifs. It was embroidered by Mabel Davis Hodges in the 1860s, and is just one of many quilts she made in her lifetime.
a doll sized quilt, of men's suiting samples this tiny quilt is embroidered by hand, and each piece is a free-moving petal.
Bowtie quilt pieced by the Methodist women's club, bearing the names of church members The quilt was not quilted until the 1970s, nearly half a century after it was pieced and embroidered.
Velvets and satins comprise this quilt top, pieced and embroidered by Mabel Davis Hodges in the 1890s. closeup of the crazy quilt pattern, showing some of the variety of fabrics used in this quilt top.

applique quilt top sewn by Dora Holsher, probably early 1930s

closeup of the tulip motif

 

 

 

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