Quilts

Quilts

Lillian Howe, a relative of the owners of Lowbyer Manor has been quilting for many years and several pieces of her work are on display in the Manor. The majority of the beds are covered with her work. She also has various wall hangings that are for sale.

Sampler Quilt
It consists of twelve 12 inch square quilt blocks each one named for a specific pattern and is constructed of the highest quality cotton fabrics.

As you stand at the foot of the bed, starting at the top left corner and moving across, the blocks are named as follows: Double Anvil, Kings Cross, Wonders of the World otherwise known as Drunkards Path, Eccentric Star, Ohio Star, Dutchman's Puzzle or Flying Geese, Dresden Plate, Golden Gate, Abbigael's Anvil, Friendship Star, Prairie Queen and Honey Bee. This quilt was created in 2002 in Canada through a monthly quilting group in the north of Ontario.

Jewel Box Garden Quilt
It consists of large and small squares and triangles of fabric in beiges, purples, greens and reds representing the diamond jewel. The hand appliqué work is an added touch to bring more colour and sentiment to the quilt. The quilt was created in 2004 in the north of Ontario, Canada.

Pansy Patch Quilt
It consists of eight main quilt blocks down the centre of the quilt each block applying the vibrant colours that Pansies can be found in. Each block is positioned to form a diamond or placed "on point". The bordering fabrics represent the outside sectors of a garden. This quilt is constructed of the best quality 100% cotton fabrics and was crafted in the Haliburton Highlands region of Northern Ontario, Canada.

Muskoka Quilts
They consist of three types of quilt blocks; pre-printed scenic panels, pre-printed floral panels and log cabin blocks.

The quilts were created in 2004 in the Muskoka Region of Northern Ontario, Canada and are constructed of the highest quality 100% cotton fabrics.

Bird House Quilt
It consists of twelve 20 inch square quilt blocks each containing one or more bird houses and is constructed of the best quality 100% cotton fabrics. The blocks are sewn in what is called an "Attic Window" setting.

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