My week of re-runs–one last look to the past, before I come back with new content. Thanks for re-visiting my early posts with me!
This is Grandma Van’s quilt.
Orvada Hartman Van Landingham was my husband’s grandmother. She made wonderful quilts but she didn’t make this one. It was made for her by the women of her Texas community, as she and her husband prepared to move to California during the Great Depression.
Imagine how hard that must’ve been for a young woman, to leave everyone and everything she knew and move into the unknown. And she wasn’t moving because she had a great new job waiting, or because she’d…
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