I've always held a great appreciation
and loved the look of
Yo Yo Quilts
All of those little circles tacked together
really do not seem like a quilt at all.
There is no batting, backing
From a functional point of view
not much warmth is provided either.
But, for nearly 100 years
Yo Yo Quilts have maintained their popularity.
Women have always liked the concept
of an easy take along project
to keep their hands busy
a way to use up small pieces of scrap fabric.
During Denise's home tour
she had a beautiful example of a
Yo Yo Quilt
hanging in her guest bedroom.
A family heirloom
made years ago by her mother
with the help of her brother.
How wonderful to imagine a young boy
taking interest and spending time
helping his mother with this project.
A small quilt block pinned on top
as part of
Yo Yo quilts are so much easier to make in our day.
in several sizes
that makes the circles come together fast and easy.
And they have created several shapes like
Yo Yo Quilts to a whole new level.