The Northern Lily and the Southern Rose quilt pattern by Ruth Powers Innovations
Inspired by a lecture by Barbara Brackman on Civil War quilts, and
a verse by Lucy Larcom from 1855, this design is not meant to be
an authentic reproduction, but rather a tribute to the women of old,
who in ways both quiet and bold, endured and participated in times
of war. The central portion is reminiscent of the soldier’s quilts made
by the women and the border reflects the verse, which is included in
Finished size: 80" x 94"