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Handmade

HandmadeFriends and relatives of Olive Farnsworth made this quilt for her in 1849. On each block they wrote their names, the date, and the towns where they lived – Brookline and Nashua, New Hampshire.  A quilt like this took a great deal of work and was a very special present. Olive certainly treasured it throughout her life as a reminder of her friends and family.

Have you ever received a handmade present? Have you ever made something by hand for someone else?

Handmade