Toy Box Miniatures

by Sara Morgan

Although the quilts of the 1930s were created during some of the darkest times of our nation, the fabrics of The Great Depression era were colorful, cheery, and full of hope for better days to come. As women's magazines struggled to sell optimism through sewing patterns, housemakers' tips, and "feelgood" stories, these adorable motifs gained popularity on children's clothes, quilts and home decorating projects. They continue to be a great source of joy to both reproduction enthusiasts and contemporary quilters.

This is the original Wheel of Fortune by Jean Nolte. You can purchase the Fons & Porter pattern here.

This is the original Wheel of Fortune by Jean Nolte. You can purchase the Fons & Porter pattern here.

Here is the F&P Wheel of Fortune quilt pattern imagined with Toy Box Miniatures fabric. It's a scrappy quilt so there's no wrong choice!

Here is the F&P Wheel of Fortune quilt pattern imagined with Toy Box Miniatures fabric. It's a scrappy quilt so there's no wrong choice!