Unusual. Gathered rather than flat. Poinsettias with six dark green leaves, six red petals, and round yellow center, on flour sack muslin field. Extraordinary for a depression era quilter. Purchased fabric. Her granddaughter, who lived next door, believed the fabric was remains from a high school chorus uniforms.
Great Grandmother Pearl taught me to thread a needle. At four years old, I would thread needles while she hand pieced. Her “coke bottle” eyeglasses enlarged her eyes when she smiled. She gave away tops, as many as a hundred, when she passed from us. A few years later, her youngest daughter still had a set of blocks.
Great Grandma Pearl's Poinsettia