This quilt is 82″ by 82″. It is hand pieced, hand appliqued, and hand quilted. Janet used a variety of reds, yellows, purples and greens. It is closely hand quilted with red and yellow thread. The backing is muslin. It has four central compass blocks surrounded by vines, a purple block border, and an outside vine border and it has a triangle outer edge. Janet worked on this quilt from 2005 to 2009. There is a label on the back with the quilt’s name, Janet’s name, her address, and her phone number.
The Times Union of Albany, New York picked up the story on March 17, 2011.
Update May 15, 2011: You can see this quilt on the front cover of the June/July 2011 issue of Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine, http://www.quiltersnewsletter.com/issues/June_July_2011.
If you can be of any help recovering this quilt, please contact Janet at RAtkins@aol.com.