Sunburst and Lily quilt, pre-1860, Poos Collection. This pattern developed as a variation of the Mariner's Compass into the sunburst.  2015 Tokyo International Quilt Festival.  Photo by Julie Fukuda, My Quilt Diary

Sunburst and Lily quilt, Poos Collection. This pattern developed as a variation of the Mariner's Compass into the sunburst. Photo by Julie Fukuda, My Quilt Diary

sashiko and other stitching: Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival - part 10

sashiko and other stitching: Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival - part 10 . NOT Jen Kingwell, but reminds me of her style.

Tennessee "Mariner's Compass" Quilt in Red, Yellow and Green , - Cowan's Auctions

Tennessee "Mariner's Compass" Quilt in Red, Yellow and Green , - Cowan's Auctions, Shelbyville, TN

Mariner's Compass, c. 1850, hand quilted at 7-8 spi, hand bound, 80" x 78", partial provenance - Grandma Shipley, 3.12 pounds, ebay seller vintageblessings

Dazzling C Antique Red White Amp Green Quilt Provenance Shipley

Antique Applique and Pieced Quilt | From a unique collection of antique and modern quilts at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/folk-art/quilts/

Antique Applique and Pieced Quilt

Coxcomb and Rose Applique with Pieced Sunbursts and Vine border. Third quarter of the Traditional applique quilts from the

My husband loves Mariner's Compass.  Pieced & Applique Quilt Mariner's Compass 1850 by SurrendrDorothy, via Flickr

My husband loves Mariner's Compass. Pieced & Applique Quilt Mariner's Compass 1850 by SurrendrDorothy

Carolina Lily, 19th Century

Carolina Lily quilt, century with vine border. The symmetry of the Carolina Lily has always appealed to me.

Love this one!  Interesting how the design is cut off - we don't do that much anymore - everything has to be perfect now - LOL

Betsey Telford-Goodwin's Rocky Mountain Quilts features Antique Quilts for sale from the and Centuries.

Elegant version of the always desirable Mariner's Compass quilt pattern. It is an extremely difficult pattern to execute with the numerous f...

Mariner's Compass Quilt with Swag and Bow Border

For Sale on - Elegant version of the always desirable Mariner's Compass quilt pattern. It is an extremely difficult pattern to execute with the numerous fine points

Hand-stitched Pieced Cotton Sunburst/Star Pattern Quilt | Sale Number 2620M, Lot Number 752 | Skinner Auctioneers

Skinner Auction Hand-stitched Pieced Cotton Sunburst/Star Pattern Quilt, America, late century, with five circular sunburst motifs of red and brown pat.

I thought I'd post a couple of pictures of my favorite quilt from the Aurora Colony quilt show last October.

Stunning~ antique quilts, Aurora Colony Quilt Show, vintage quilts

19th c. Carolina Lily quilt with vine border, 80" x 96", Copake Auction, Live Auctioneers

Carolina Lily quilt with vine border, x Copake Auction, Live Auctioneers

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