NEW YEAR 2020 sale! So-called Yo-Yo quilts were all the rage in the 1930s when the toy of the same name gained prominence. In 2019 Marsha Bemko from the. Magazine, Hundreds of cotton circles were cut and hand-sewn together to make this coverlet. Vintage Never used Yo Yo Quilt kept in a Hope Chest size is 84 X 106 believed to be approx 50+ years old. Hand stitched and a variety of Floral design. Scalloped edging all around the complete quilt. Each Circle is 2½ round called Roundels. The first three photos show the top of the Quilt and the other four show the backing of the quilt. The last 5 show you how it appears on a Queen size Bed. The measurements are 84 width by 106 length. Single yo-yo’s with gathering on front of each yo-yo and flat on back of quilt. There are 32 yo-yo’s across and 40 down. This yo-yo quilt has shown the quality of the handiwork that was part of Americas beginnings. There are 1280 single yo-yo’s in this quilt. These photos show the comparison of the front and back! The top yo-yo’s are gathered while the bottoms are flat! Hand stitched each one! Varied colors that would compliment any decor. Painstakingly crafted from a colorful assortment of scrappy floral prints and bold patterns, this antique American Yo-Yo quilt is a graphic work of art that has undeniable modern charm and quality of hand work. Bright Oranges, Soft pinks, blues, all the colors in a rainbow, Purples, brown and cool tones expertly placed as shown. Random pattern and color sequences emerge from the beautifully intermingled Yo Yo roundels in true Patchwork fashion. The variety and strong color of the coordinating prints create a dazzling visual effect that embodies all the traits of this American handcraft. It is believed to be 100% Cotton or Blends. A little more added by the owner. This yo-yo quilt is hand made. Consider the amount of time needed to create each roundel. The top is gathered and the lining of each is flat! Piecing each together then connecting each (1280)together took many hours/days/weeks months and maybe years!! This quilt has been packed away for many years. The length of quilt has a drop that covers the bedding. Also the sides have enough drop to cover bedding. If used as a spread with pillows tucked under it also has enough length to make up very pretty. The colors are visually pleasing and can be used with any style of furniture. The fabrics used are vintage in design and fabric content. This quilt does not have backing. Due to bedrooms , dorms etc being many colors. The vibrant colors are many so any color will match the decor! A solid quilt or comforter can be easily attached! From a smoke free environment. The item “Antique Hand Stitched YO-YO QUILT 84 x 106 Vintage Handmade NEW More Photos add” is in sale since Monday, March 18, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Linens & Textiles (1930-Now)\Quilts”. The seller is “bond007pho” and is located in Hanceville, Alabama. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Size: Queen Plus
- Dominant Color: Multi-Color
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Technique: Hand Stitch
- Pattern: Yo Yo Quilt Roundels See my photos