R. Conley Atkinson, Fairfield, Illinois
This arrangement of hexagons is a typical Grandmother's Flower Garden pattern of the 1930s. The green diamonds around each large block form stepping stones or a path through the garden.
one of the larger units.
Hattie R. Conley Atkinson was born in Clay, Illinois, on December 2, 1877, the daughter of Jasper Conley, a Civil War veteran and farmer and his wife Nancy A. Doton Conley. Hattie married a farmer named James W. Atkinson. She died in 1959. Mrs. Atkinson also made the Double Wedding Ring quilt featured in this quilt Web unit.