Conceived in Liberty: Classic Traditional Bed Quilt Pattern

Designed by MARIA UMHEY Machine Quilted by PATTY O'CONNER
Conceived in Liberty: Classic Traditional Bed Quilt Pattern

The 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863) inspired Maria to name her quilt Conceived in Liberty, a phrase from Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. It’s a perfect bed quilt pattern for featuring scrappy Civil War repro fabrics.



Finished Size 84˝ x 84˝

Featured Fabrics

Maria used traditional prints from Windham Fabrics to make this quilt.

Designer Information

To see more of Maria’s quilts, visit her Cheerful Quilts page on Facebook.

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The Conceived in Liberty bed quilt is fully patterned in the McCall's Quilting May/June 2013 issue shown below. Print (while supplies last) or instant digital download available for purchase at

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