Vintage Quilts

Step into the world of vintage quilts and experience the timeless beauty and cozy comfort they bring. Explore our top ideas to infuse your space with warmth and nostalgia.
How this crafty woman transformed vintage wool blankets into a full-time hustle Art, Ol, Quilted Clothes, Ideas, Interior, Upcycled Sweater Blanket, Recycled Wool Sweater, Upcycled Blanket, Upcycle Sweater

Finding herself unemployed in the middle of a recession, Kathleen Green began restoring vintage wool blankets to their former glory. The nostalgic homeware, she says, appeals to Kiwis far and wide. Words: Nicole Barratt Tucked up in bed with a marmalade-orange woollen blanket at her chin, a young Kathleen Green’s future passion quite literally lay before her. She just didn’t know it at the time. What she did know was that nothing compared to the feeling of wool. “Though I’ve always had that…

Wendy Nuis
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While each decade is filled with new trends in quilting, the popularity of 1930s quilts and quilt patterns is still going strong almost a century later. Spanning the Great Depression, quilting trends from the 1930s were very much influenced by their time, with quilters favoring scrap quilts over spending money on expensive fabric. Pastel colors were also trending with quilters during this time and many saw the light colors in their quilts as a way to be uplifting during hard times. If you…

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