An expedition of 105 men sailed from England on three ships: The Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery. Despite hardships endured, the colony of Jamestown was founded on the banks of the James River in Virginia on May 14, 1607. This first permanent English settlement was established 13 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts. The government, language, and customs of these early settlers are a permanent part of our American heritage. This wall hanging commemorates the 400th anniversary of that event,
A sail boat with three masts highlights this 34” W x 44” L wall quilt. The background waves are paper pieced, but can be modified to your favorite technique. The mariner’s compass at the top right is also paper pieced. The appliqué pieces are done with the fusible technique. You will have fun quilting the waves and ropes; all quilting is explained inside. This quilt is great for the men and boys in your life, a coastal home, family room, bath or porch. It’s also a great piece for the lover of American history. This is a large 8 1/2″ x 11″ pattern with two photos.