A primitive garden

Congratulations to Janet Knapp of Minnesota on her Victory Garden quilt… She received a Judges recognition award at the AQS show in Paducah KY, for her version of my quilt design… Janet did an awesome job on her quilt….hope this will inspire those of you who are still working on yours..

34 responses to “A primitive garden”

  1. Pamela Tasker Avatar
    Pamela Tasker

    Gorgeous ! Incredible ! Beautiful ! Wish it were mine !

  2. Gretchen Bolar Avatar
    Gretchen Bolar

    still working on mine…but this is an inspiration. wonderful job!!! Very deserving of the recognition.

  3. Ann Avatar

    All I can say is WOW!

  4. Rebecca Avatar

    Love the flag addition. Where can we buy the pattern for it if we’d like to substitute the flag for the garden hose? Thanks so much!! Love working on this BOM!

  5. Kris Avatar

    Going tomorrow – can’t wait to see it in person – and W-O-W!!

  6. Smith, Gloria Avatar
    Smith, Gloria

    Is this quilt pattern still available? I have loved this quilt for years!!!

    Gloria Smith

    1. Mary Hilyer Avatar
      Mary Hilyer


      I’ve asked about the pattern too. No reply yet. Let me know if you get one!!!! Love it too.

      1. lisabongean Avatar

        What are you girls looking for… A pattern for , A Primitive Garden? If so it is on our website… Under “our designs”
        If you at looking for the flag pattern that is Janet’s addition to my pattern… Her thing to make this quilt different from everybody else’s.

      2. Mary Hilyer Avatar
        Mary Hilyer

        Thanks Lisa. It was for your pattern.

  7. Mary S Avatar
    Mary S

    WOW it is amazing, congratulations

  8. Barbara Carpenter Avatar
    Barbara Carpenter

    Love the American flag on the side!

    Sent from my iPad

  9. Shirley Avatar

    Well done on both of your talents! It is a beautiful quilt to see.

  10. Barbara Avatar

    This inspires me to finish mine. I bought the pattern in Paducah in 2008 and have about 2/3s of the blocks done but haven’t worked on it for 3 years. Maybe I will get it out. I had to use all cottons because they had stopped making the kits for it.

  11. CJ Avatar

    I just love the flag. Is this part of the pattern. I don’t see it on the pattern on the website.

    1. lisabongean Avatar

      No… She added the flag…

      1. CJ Avatar

        Oh, how I wish you could add this block to the pattern ! I just love the flag and flag pole in the quilt ! Maybe, a bonus block ! PLEASE

      2. Rebecca Avatar

        Yes please add the flag option!!! It would be awesome!

      3. Rebecca Lake Avatar
        Rebecca Lake

        PLEASE add the flag!!! It’s awesome!

  12. Cindy Avatar

    It’s beautiful!!

  13. El.aine Jones Avatar
    El.aine Jones

    I completed my last year and just love it. I like the addition of the flag, but I love my original quilt just as much!!


  14. Denise Cabral Avatar
    Denise Cabral

    Wow, what a beautiful job!

  15. Kris Lindsay Avatar
    Kris Lindsay

    Love It
    Kris Lindsay

  16. Diana Kiehl Avatar
    Diana Kiehl

    Oh my! It is amazingly beautiful. I can only hope that mine will be so amazing.

  17. Fran Bianchi Avatar
    Fran Bianchi

    Awesome! Job well done. I also like the Flag. Congratulations to Janet!

  18. Sara Avatar

    Beautiful quilt and congrats to the winner! What is the name of this pattern Lisa?

    1. lisabongean Avatar

      A Primitive Garden

  19. Mary Hilyer Avatar
    Mary Hilyer

    Is the pattern still available? Love the quilt, along with the flag!

  20. Emilou Avatar

    Congratulations Janet, just so beautiful.

  21. Teri LaVoy Avatar
    Teri LaVoy


  22. Janan Avatar

    I love how she added the flag!

  23. Raewyn Avatar

    it was great to see this quilt at the show…she really did do a lovely job!!it was lovely to visit your booth too Lisa – thank you for signing my bag 🙂 I am looking forward to getting my purchases back to New Zealand and playing with them all 🙂 Hope you had a safe trip home.

  24. Becky Avatar

    Beautiful quilt! It started with a great design, of course. Congratulations to you both!

  25. Brenda Avatar


  26. karen Avatar

    where can I find the pattern for the flag block? I am working on the 11th block and prefer your interpretation with the flag on the right hand side border…thanks

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