Flannel Sheets, Wool Blankets, and a Heavy Wool Quilt

Lang House Bed and Breakfast offers comfort year round. You get the feel that you are getting into bed in a 1950s grandparents’ house as you slip into soft, flannel sheets that protect you from the itchy but beautiful wool blankets with their satin borders. The heavy wool quilt, pieced together from a collection of … More Flannel Sheets, Wool Blankets, and a Heavy Wool Quilt

When I mend a quilt, I always think other things can be fixed.

Fixing antique quilts has become my winter activity here in Lang House Bed and Breakfast in the Village of Gagetown in New Brunswick, Canada. This year I am working my way through a stack of “Pinkies” from the mid 1800s. It seems like a fitting activity as Lang House was built in 1880 by a … More When I mend a quilt, I always think other things can be fixed.

Old Quilts: Cut or Keep

Snapshots of Everyday People: By Margaret Rowney and Marian Langhus I was invited to drop into Marian Langhus’s workshop, Old Quilts: Cut or Keep on Saturday morning, November 5. She was upstairs in the Captain’s Room when I arrived. It seems that quilts were everywhere; on the dining room table, in the Queen Room, on … More Old Quilts: Cut or Keep