|Close up of fringe edge
This was a good exercise for a large project that will have hand tied fringe.
The fringe matches a canopy with hand tied fringe on the guest room four poster.
I've had a few discussions lately on tape binding. I knew I had seen a tape loom in a book - finally found it and was then side tracked with inspiration for this little quilt.
|Print Fabric: Maison de Garance (Moda) 13548
Machine pieced and hand quilted.
Knife edge with top mounted cotton fringe edge.
Book: Small Endearments
Nineteenth- Century Quilts for Children and Dolls
By Sandi Fox
The tape loom in the book is dated 1814, made of Oak and Maple. Source: Collection of Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts. click HERE
See the book for a picture.
Other tape loom information click HERE
If you want to buy your own reproduction tape loom click HERE
I have yet to find a tape made today that replicates the antique tape used for binding. I've been using a narrow cotton until I find a better reproduction....and NO I'm not buying a loom and weaving my own.
UPDATE 2/2013 - I did buy a tape loom and am weaving! Boud a doll quilt HERE.
Antique Tape binding examples:
|Tape binding - home woven?
|Tape Binding - Trenton Tape?
Here's the 'fringy' new little on the shutter wall in the 'Hall Gallery'
Clockwise starting at 12:
* Vintage doll quilt
* Four Patch Notched
* Doll Nine Patch
* Fringed Geese
* Antique Chain block quilted as doll quilt
* Split Rectangles
|Little Nine Patch I made in 1989 for DD
|Tumbler with Fringed Geese - Hand Quilted
|Split Rectangles - Hand Quilted