Quilt Block Collections - 3
|QBC-1: Book One | QBC-2:
Book Two | QBC-3: Book Three | QBC-4:
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QBC-1: Book One
Two Quilters Havin' Lotsa Fun Collections
Elspeth's Journeys Book Three
Soon there after (Dear Jake's untimely passing), adrift in Tanacross and eventually arriving at the Hajdukovich trading post, El met a "brown eyes" and eventually married Vigil James, from Ketchmenlunk village.
Quilt 7. Native Life with Brown Eyes
Quilt blocks featuring: Alaska native scenes, fish wheels, canoes, crossed paddles, potlatches, missionary log church, dog sledding, fish camp, trading goods, furs,
Quilt 8. Alaska Interior Native Lifestyles & Crafts
Quilt blocks featuring: Birch baskets, beaded moccasin tops, beaded trade goods, fur parkas, beaded mittens & mukluks, ceremonial dresses, chief's jackets & hats, birch-bark canoe,
Idea: Elspeth's Alaskan Athabascan Life Cycles Quilt Series
Seasonal (by month) Fish Camp, Berry gathering, egg gathering, geese migrations, Moose Hunting, Caribou hunting, trading with the Athana peoples and the traders from Fort Yukon, and the GwichcÕhen peoples, Potlatch, Trapping, Fur Sewing, Birch basket making, baby belt making, dance moccasins (pointed toe) making, hunting jacket making, etc, church going, etc.
Quilt 9. Alaska Wild Flowers
Quilt blocks featuring: Dogwood, fireweed, wild rose, lupine, various berries, forget-me-nots, etc,
Idea: Elspeth's Alaskan Native Beadwork Quilt
Also for the Baltimore Album Quilt that Elspeth made in the Alaskan Native Beadwork style with Alaskan Wildflowers... what is the symbolism of each of the 12 blocks she made.
Idea: Elspeth's Athabascan beadwork quilting..
Of Alaskan wildflowers in the style of colonial bed rugs
Quilt 10. Alaska Highway of '42
Quilt blocks featuring:
Vigil later worked on the building of the Alaska Highway in '42... yada yada yada.
Quilt 11. Alaska Native Stories
Quilt blocks featuring:
During her early years on the upper Tanana River, El delivered
a native woman's' baby in a boat going upriver from Healy Lake village
to Tananacross. The native girl, Millie, was only 15. And when El became
a part of the adventure, this large, very large, but healthy young woman
had been in labor for 21 hours.
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