Browsing Archive: October, 2011

Prudence True

Posted by Sue Reich on Saturday, October 15, 2011,

Miss True’s Quilt.

In seventeen hundred seventy-two,

Did the good matron, Prudence True,

A saintly soul, devoid of guilt,

Begin her famous crazy quilt,

And told her helpmeet, Goodman True,

She’d finish in a month or two;

And Goodman True, as good men do.

Believed  his good wife, Prudence True.

And when he found his supper late,

Brave Goodman True in silence sate,

And waited till his good wife built

Another square of crazy quilt.

He did not rave or loudly speak—

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Bed Turning.

Posted by Sue Reich on Friday, October 14, 2011,

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Sue Reich This blog will feature my travels in quilting, research in 19th and 20th century news-papers, and items that are of interest to anyone with a passion for quilt history.