This Quilt Has been Stolen! Please
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Haunted House Quilt Copyright 2006
Description of The Haunted House Quilt:
A quilted and appliquéd Victorian house, quite spooky looking, with
four turrets and a whale-weathervane.
A red-haired woman stands in the open arched doorway. Her red hair is
created of French knots..
The stormy night sky is made of blue and black hand-dyed fabric, with
bare tree branches and bats flying, silhouetted against moon.
There is a dark garden and graveyard in foreground with a fence and
falling-apart gate. A cat is sitting by gate.
This quilt is beautifully detailed, made with hand-dyed and
hand-painted fabrics. It is lavishly stitched and quilted, both by hand
This is an original design, one-of-a-kind, and very recognizable. It
was a custom ordered quilt.
Size: This is a double-bed sized, quilt,
The central pictorial panel shown here is approximately 54"x75"
and it is surrounded by a ten-inch outer
border of dark grey fabric
Click to see photos of
details of this quilt
|This quilt was stolen on March 3, 2006, when the mail
carrier left it on the doorstep of an apartment in Parsippany, N.J.
If you see this quilt, please contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Websites that help find lost quilts:
My quilt is certainly not alone in being lost. Many
extraordinary quilts are missing--lost or stolen or undelivered. Luckily there
are several websites that post photos and descriptions of these quilts, so that
the public can be on the look-out for them.
|The Lost Quilt Come Home
website shows photos of lost and stolen quilts and gives information on
protecting quilts through labels, documentation, appraisals, and quilt
care. There is valuable advice on shipping, exhibiting, copyright, and
almost anything else you need to know to protect your precious quilts.
The Soft Expressions site focuses on computer quilting, but has
dedicated part of their website to postings of lost quilts, with photos and
Red Dawn's eclectic website has listings and photos of lost and stolen
Beautiful Quilts Stolen from Italian Exhibit
just had an email from Frieda Oxenham, a Scottish art quilter, who had a very
beautiful quilt stolen while in a traveling quilt exhibit in Italy. Four other
quilts were also stolen.
a look at these stolen quilts by clicking below.
(then click on STOLEN QUILT BLUE WAVES)
to Kristin's Quilt Gallery