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ALICE IN WONDERLAND QUILTIE BOOK • Item #QS 209 Alice in Wonderland

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BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(20) Remastered Patterns
Miniature Profile

PATTERN INFO:
Approximately 6" X 6"

PRICE:
$22.50
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Originally offered by Ruby Short McKim
Published in 1922

"If a child could have pleasant dreams any place in the world, they would surely come under a quilt like this! Alice herself, who is sitting up in the corner, had about the most wonderful dreams that ever any child had, and the rest of these Quilties are the creatures that came to her then. There is the White Rabbit that led her down into the land of adventure, the Dodo, the Duchess and most everybody clear on through Wonderland and the Looking Glass till in the last corner we find Alice’s own kitten that she woke up shaking ever so hard, thinking him to be the disagreeable Red Queen!"
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AMERICAN SHIPS QUILT BOOK • Item #QS 206   American Ships

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BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(36+6+3) Remastered Patterns
Miniature Profile

PATTERN INFO:
Approximately 6" X 6"

PRICE:
$28.50
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Originally offered by McKim Studios
Published in 1937

"The design for this Quilt of Ships is as unique in its “set” plan as it is in the general idea. You see it is not just alternate blocks in checkerboard fashion, but strips of ships, single ships and border lines of ships all artistically embroidered and brought together with quilted squares for contrast. Then in the centre is a gorgeous panel, appliqued if you please, in natural colors, of the most breathtakingly beautiful sight a seaman ever beholds —the full rigged Clipper Ship!

"There’s a row of our ancestral ships across the top—one from each of the great nations of that day when the New World was discovered. Special Ships in our history are sketched to mark the eras of progress, the Santa Maria, Old Ironsides, Fulton’s Cleremont, etc., and types of craft that tell the story, too, the Indian canoe, trapper raft, tow boats on early canals, river packets and the multiplicity of harbor boats today. Our fighting marine has a section, you’ll find a lightship, lifeboat and even a gorgeous show boat, each telling its own chapter for the whole story of American Ships."
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BIBLE HISTORY QUILT BOOK • Item #400   Bible History

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BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(24) Remastered Patterns
Miniature Profile

PATTERN INFO:
Approximately 6" X 6"

PRICE:
$22.50
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Originally offered by Ruby Short McKim
Published in 1927

"Another Quilt! Quilt patterns in The Sunday Times in the past have proved so popular with Akron women that another series is planned.

"The above picture shows the quilt when it is completed. Each Sunday one block, with instructions, will be published.

"There will be 24 blocks in all. Don’t miss the first block of the Bible history Quilt in The Sunday Times, Oct. 9."
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Bird Life/Audubon Quilt
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Bird Life Stork Ruby Short McKim Collaborative
Special Edition

BIRD LIFE / AUDUBON QUILT BOOK

Item No. 402
Originally Published in 1928 by Ruby Short McKim
Bird Life Duck
THIS BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(24) Remastered Block Patterns
Miniature Quilt Profile
Ruby Short McKim Biography
BLOCK SIZE:
9" Square

DESIGN SIZE:

Approximately 6" X 6"
FINISHED QUILT SIZE:
Approximately 44-1/4" X 63-3/4"
The RSMC Special Editions
Include the following extras:

Full Color Quilt Photos

Easy to Follow Instructions

McKim Family Stories & Art

Only $22.50
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Patterns on CD $3.00
FOR EASY PRINTING
Available only with purchase of the book

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Bird Life Extras

The lively Bird Life Quilt featured in this book was created by Janette Dwyer of Atkinson, Illinois.
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Child Life Quilt
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Child Life Artist Ruby Short McKim Collaborative
Special Edition

CHILD LIFE QUILT BOOK

Item No. QS 211
Originally Published in 1924-25 by Ruby Short McKim
Child Life Dancer
THIS BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(20) Remastered Block Patterns
Miniature Quilt Profile
Ruby Short McKim Biography
BLOCK SIZE:
9" Square

DESIGN SIZE:

Approximately 7" X 7"
FINISHED QUILT SIZE:
Approximately 46" X 57"
The RSMC Special Editions
Include the following extras:

Full Color Quilt Photos

Easy to Follow Instructions

McKim Family Stories & Art

Only $22.50
Add to Cart

Patterns on CD $3.00
FOR EASY PRINTING
Available only with purchase of the book

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Child Life Extras

The delightful Child Life Quilt featured in this book was created by Janette Dwyer of Atkinson, Illinois.
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COLONIAL HISTORY QUILT BOOK • Item #QS 208   Colonial History

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BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(24) Remastered Patterns
Miniature Profile

PATTERN INFO:
Approximately 6" X 6"

PRICE:
$22.50
Add to Cart
Originally offered by Ruby Short McKim
Published in 1930

"The Sunday Plain Dealer has arranged to give its readers a service that will make special appeal to the boys and girls as well as to their mothers and grandmothers, and we’re pretty sure that father and the baby too, will like the finished result.

"This is the Colonial History Quilt, designed especially for a boy’s bed, but girls who love stories of heroes may make it for themselves. If grandmother decides to make it for that lad, it will become an heirloom, a thing of joy and beauty to be used and treasured for years."
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Farm Life Quilt
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Farm Life Scarecrow NEW!!!
Ruby Short McKim Collaborative
Special Edition

FARM LIFE QUILT

Item No. 403
Originally Published in 1930 by Ruby Short McKim
Farm Life Barn
THIS BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(25) Remastered Block Patterns
Plus (1) Border Pattern
and (1) Quilting Pattern
Miniature Quilt Profile
Ruby Short McKim Biography
BLOCK SIZE:
9" Square

DESIGN SIZE:

Approximately 6" X 6"

FINISHED QUILT SIZE:

Approximately 78-1/2" X 68-1/2"
+ P L U S +
This RSMC Special Edition
Includes the following extras:

Full Color Quilt Photos

Comprehensive Instructions

McKim Family Story

Only $25.00
Add to Cart

Patterns on CD $3.00
FOR EASY PRINTING
Available only with purchase of the book

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Farm Life Quilt Extras

The rich and beautiful Farm Life Quilt featured in this book was created by Barbara Wells of Reardan, Washington.
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FLOWER GARDEN QUILT BOOK • Item #401   Flower Garden

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& QUILT PHOTOS
BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(25+2) Remastered Patterns
Miniature Profile

PATTERN INFO:
Approximately 6" X 6"

PRICE:
$25.00
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NOTE:
Includes patterns for alternate quilting block and border
Originally offered by Ruby Short McKim
Published in 1929-30

"Nothing makes a more lovely and colorful quilt than flowers, and in this series you will find most every favorite of the garden. Each flower is simplified in design, so that it will be easy to work in outline or in applique and all of them finally group together as shown to make a lovely Flower Garden Quilt.

"There are 25 flower blocks in the series, many of them state flowers. Then we will give an exact quilting pattern for the alternate plain blocks and a pattern by which you can make the cunning little picket fence used on the borders."
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Fruit Basket Quilt
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Ruby Short McKim Collaborative
Special Edition

FRUIT BASKET QUILT

Item No. QS 212
Originally Published in 1932 by Ruby Short McKim
Fruit Basket - Oranges
THIS 72 PAGE BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(36) Remastered Patterns
(9) Border Patterns
Designed by the Amador Valley Quilters
Miniature Quilt Profile
Ruby Short McKim Biography
FINISHED QUILT SIZE:
Approximately 93" X 108"
+ P L U S +
This RSMC Special Edition
Includes the following extras:

Full Color Quilt Photos

Comprehensive Instructions

McKim Family Story

Only $32.50
Add to Cart

Patterns on CD $3.00
FOR EASY PRINTING
Available only with purchase of the book

Add to Cart
Fruit Basket Extras

The EXQUISITE Fruit Basket Quilt featured in this book was created by the Amador Valley Quilters in Pleasanton, California.
It was chosen for their 2013 Opportunity Quilt.
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MOTHER GOOSE QUILTIE BOOK • Item #QS 210   Mother Goose

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BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(20) Remastered Patterns
Miniature Profile

PATTERN INFO:
Approximately 6" X 6"

PRICE:
$25.00
Add to Cart
NOTE:

Includes (10) Sketches by Ruby Short McKim
Originally offered by Ruby Short
Published in 1916

"This Collector’s Edition includes the 20 linear patterns from the Mother Goose series published in 1916. Many years later Grammy cleverly re-worked 12 of those patterns in her famous organic style. They were offered in Designs Worth Doing in the late 1920s early 1930s as Item No. 416, a kit that included stamped 9” blocks and floss for 40 cents.

"The bonus to this edition is the inclusion of 10 of Grammy’s original sketches for Item No. 416, which illustrate how she worked through each design, her mind in motion.

"I hope you enjoy these treasured drawings as much as we do!"

Merrily McKim Tuohey
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NURSERY RHYME QUILTIE BOOK • Item #QS 202   Nursery Rhyme

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BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(20) Remastered Patterns
Miniature Profile

PATTERN INFO:
Approximately 6" X 6"

PRICE:
$22.50
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Originally offered by Ruby Short McKim
Published in 1922

"Of course, we are using these blocks to make up a quilt for ourselves, our cousins or for somebody nice, but now that Christmas is coming soon, I do not know that there is any reason why we should not use these patterns to make some lovely Christmas gifts as well as keep the blocks for the coverlet. You know the block can be transferred from this pattern several times if you are very careful."
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PETER PAN QUILT BOOK • Item #QS 201   Peter Pan

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BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(20) Remastered Patterns
Miniature Profile

PATTERN INFO:
Approximately 6" X 6"

PRICE:
$22.50
Add to Cart
Originally offered by Ruby Short McKim
Published in 1926

" “Do you believe in fairies?” Mr. Barrie, who himself found out and told us all about Peter Pan asks this question. Of course, he believed in fairies, because he visited with the birds and the little people who live in flowers and because he knew Peter Pan.

"Fairies never come to work for lazy folks any more than they’ll play for unbelievers. Are you willing to work a bit for the cunningest little quilt that was ever tucked around a wee bed?"
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Quaddy Quiltie/Bedtime Quilt
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QUADDY-Grandfather Frog Ruby Short McKim Collaborative
Special Edition

QUADDY QUILTIE / BEDTIME QUILT

Item No. QS 204
Originally Published in 1916 by Ruby Short
QUADDY-Chatterer The Red Squirrel
THIS BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(20) Remastered Block Patterns
Miniature Quilt Profile
Ruby Short McKim Biography
BLOCK SIZE:
8" Square

DESIGN SIZE:

Approximately 6" X 6"
FINISHED QUILT SIZE:
Approximately 42" X 51-1/2"
+ P L U S +
The RSMC Special Editions
Include the following extras:

Full Color Quilt Photos

Easy to Follow Instructions

McKim Family Stories & Art

Only $22.50
Add to Cart

Patterns on CD $3.00
FOR EASY PRINTING
Available only with purchase of the book

Add to Cart
Quaddy Quiltie Extras

The very special Quaddy Quiltie/Bedtime Quilt featured in this book was created by Janette Dwyer of Atkinson, Illinois.
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RHYMELAND QUILT BOOK • Item #QS 207   Rhymeland Quilt

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BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Instructions
Original Illustrations
(28+3) Remastered Patterns
Miniature Profile

PATTERN INFO:
Approximately 6" X 6"

PRICE:
$25.00

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Originally offered by McKim Studios
Published in 1935

"To all the fond aunties who do handsome things for the very young generation, we dedicate this adorable new quilt. Oh, of course it was designed for the youngsters themselves, and hundreds of little girls will trace and stitch the blocks, but you can bet that grandmamma will be treasuring them too.

"There will be small groupings suggested for wee Janet or Junior that will make all girl or boy crib quilts, but children do graduate to their own big bed so soon that we are going to give you enough blocks to make a quilt to fit it."
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Roly Poly Circus Quilt
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Ruby Short McKim Collaborative
Special Edition

ROLY POLY CIRCUS QUILT BOOK

Item No. 499
Originally Published in 1923 by Ruby Short McKim
Roly Poly Orig Art
THIS BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(20) Remastered Block Patterns
Miniature Quilt Profile
Ruby Short McKim Biography
BLOCK SIZE:
9" Square

DESIGN SIZE:

Approximately 6" X 6"
FINISHED QUILT SIZE:
Approximately 44" X 55"
The RSMC Special Editions
Include the following extras:

Full Color Quilt Photos

Easy to Follow Instructions

McKim Family Stories & Art

Only $22.50
Add to Cart

Patterns on CD $3.00
FOR EASY PRINTING
Available only with purchase of the book

Add to Cart
Roly Poly Extras

The Roly Poly Circus Quilt featured in this book was created by Janette Dwyerof Atkinson, Illinois.
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STATE FLOWERS QUILT BOOK • Item #QS 205   State Flowers

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& QUILT PHOTO
BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(48) Remastered Patterns
Miniature Profile

PATTERN INFO:
Approximately 6" X 4"

PRICE:
$28.50
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Originally offered by McKim Studios
Published in 1931

"Here are the drawings of all the state flowers placed together in alphabetical order to complete a quilt. Some of you have only saved the patterns for future reference or to give away, and some have been embroidering each one as they appeared until they have that part finished. Perhaps you have even put them together in sections and quilted, say, four or six blocks at a time, so that these sections will only have to be sewn together for your finished quilt. This is a modern trick, devised by the smart young woman of today whose house will not accommodate those huge old-fashioned quilting frames."
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Three Little Pigs Quilt
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Ruby Short McKim Collaborative
Special Edition

THREE LITTLE PIGS QUILT BOOK

Item No. 481
Originally Published in 1934 by Ruby Short McKim
Three Fat Pigs ;)
THIS BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(17) Original Patterns
Miniature Quilt Profile
Ruby Short McKim Biography
BLOCK SIZE:
9" Square

DESIGN SIZE:

Approximately 6" X 6"
Center Pattern is Approximately 6" X 12"
FINISHED QUILT SIZE:
Approximately 40" X 58"
+ P L U S +
The RSMC Special Editions
Include the following extras:

Full Color Quilt Photos

Easy to Follow Instructions

McKim Family Stories & Art

Only $20.00
Add to Cart

Patterns on CD $3.00
FOR EASY PRINTING
Available only with purchase of the book

Add to Cart
Three Pigs Extras

The delightful and unique Three Little Pigs Quilt featured in this book was created by LaNae Reyburn of Geneseo, Illinois.
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TOY SHOP WINDOW QUILT BOOK • Item #439   Toy Shop Window

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BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(12+1) Remastered Patterns
Miniature Profile

PATTERN INFO:
Approximately 6" X 6"

PRICE:
$20.00
Add to Cart
NOTE:
Includes pattern for alternate quilting block.
Originally offered by McKim Studios
Published in 1933

"Here is the cunningest little coverlet that ever made bedtime welcome to a youngster! He can peek out from his pillow into the 24 star-lighted windows of the Toy Shop Quilt and see there the gayest of playtime friends.

"Grown ladies will covet some child to make one for about as much as the children will want the quilt, so we do hope that you all can get together and many aunties, grandmothers, etc., make up the toy quilts for many, many girls and boys."
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WILDWOOD FLOWERS QUILT BOOK • Item #QS 203   Wildwood Flowers

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BOOK INCLUDES:
Original Published Text
Original Illustrations
(32+1) Remastered Patterns
Miniature Profile

PATTERN INFO:
Approximately 6" X 4"

PRICE:
$25.00
Add to Cart
NOTE:
Includes pattern for alternate quilting block.
Originally offered by McKim Studios
Published in 1933

"Here is a sketch of the handsome “Wildwood Quilt” that Ruby Short McKim, America’s best known quilt designer, has made especially for readers of the Dayton Sunday News. In this day of so many coverlets, a quilt has to be unusual indeed to merit attention, but our series of 32 beautifully colored flower blocks, each typical of some section of the country, certainly may lay claim to such distinction.

"All of the flower designs will be printed in this paper exact size to trace onto quilt blocks cut 9 inches square. Blocks of this size set together as shown with alternate plain blocks and border cut 6 inches wide will finish a large size quilt top, about 75” by 93” minus seams. The size may be varied to suit individual tastes by the width of the borders used. The first block will appear next Sunday, December 3."

These block patterns are a subset taken directly from the State Flowers pattern series.  Grammy created a new layout using 32 of the 48 State Flower blocks (minus the state emblems) and added an alternate block quilting pattern especially for the Dayton Sunday News offering.
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