Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Farmers Rural Electric History Quilt ~ 75th Anniversary

This is not a quilt I made, but one I saw at the Kentucky State Fair last year.
I grew up with FRECC.  Pictures alone are fascinating, but the quilt is amazing and awesome.
Thank-you Martha Martin for sharing this at the state fair for all of use to see.

Only 75 years ago?  That's not too long ago.

 Some of the first electric poles put up.  We always called them "light poles." I guess because they brought us light first?

  Viewed at the Kentucky State Fair, Louisville, KY, August, 2013
Congratulations Martha Martin, you did an awesome job.

Note: I viewed this quilt at last year's Kentucky State Fair and failed to post.
Now it's almost time for this year's fair which I like to attend and always visit the quilt exhibit.  
Sharing at several Linky Parties.
Thanks to the FREE programs:
possibly used for this post
GIMP for cropping & other digital effects
 Photoscape for downsizing & watermarking photo
PicMonkey creating collages used on this page


  1. Wow that is beautiful! I love the quilting and the colors but also the pictures. What a wonderful way to share memories!

  2. What a wonderful story in this quilt. I'm sure Martha had such fun making it. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Amazing!! Such a wonderful idea.


  4. An amazing quilt, Joy. I sent you an email re featuring your jeans coasters tutorial. Not a problem at all if you'ld prefer me not to, but just checking that you received the email.

  5. I love the idea of using a quilt to make this sort of record - it's great. Thanks for sharing.

  6. I adore photo memory quilts. Thanks for sharing this beautiful example.

  7. What a beautiful and historic quilt that is! ~Diane


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