The Rose of Sharon Quilt Block
The Rose of Sharon quilt block graces the Woods Farm on 891 Old US-31 Rd.
near Reed City. Inspired by a bold quilt made by Wava Woods' Aunt Mabel, circa 1930.
Though an oft-made quilt pattern, this quilt is unique in the bold colors used.
Aunt Mabel Zimmerman Outen
Wava Zimmerman Woods and Aunt Mabel's quilt
Computer design of quilt block
by OQT originator Elsie Vredenburg
Drafting the quilt block
Wava working on the "applique" pattern
Painting the Rose of Sharon
Pulling the magic tape
And then the touch-up...
Woods' Rose of Sharon Quilt Block at home