Sunday, August 7, 2011

Block 26 ~ Cut Glass Dish

Block 26, Cut Glass Dish was a slow block to construct as it has [too]  many template 13s, but as time goes by I am finding matching the tiny pieces is becoming easier.  Careful stitching is required! 
I think these fabrics illustrate the beauty of a cut glass dish which would have been a prized possession in the 1920's.  Trifles laced with sherry and covered in whipped cream with luscious strawberries picked from a patch not far from the back door would appear on the farm-house table at Christmas and other family celebrations.  Reflections of the feast would reflect in the faceted cut glass.


Liz said...

This is a lovly block. Love your explanation of it. I am enjoying your journey.

Karen's Korner said...

I can envisage the farmers wife carefully tending to her veggie patch and proudly offering her produce to the family.