I'm Coordinator of the "Bargain Garden" aka Flea Market for my local guild's Quilt Fair this year. As such a lot of interesting things (and fabric, teehee!) pass through my hands on the way to the storage locker. I never really considered making or purchasing a vintage example of a Yo-Yo style bed cover but this one got my attention
It is a wonderful example of a Yo-Yo bed topper! It's still a scrappy 40's style but the checkerboard design provides some over all continuity and focus to the scraps. Setting the blocks on point and sashed by the diagonal blue lines adds a dynamic element making the over all appearance more interesting.
These bed toppers are often pretty worn out because of the structural challenges that yo-yo's have but this example is in great shape!
I was tempted to put in an offer on this lovely but I already have more vintage stuff than I can adequately store. I think I will offer it to the Live Auction committee as they have a better venue for getting the best price on good quality vintage items. I've also toyed with the idea of putting it on ebay. (we'll see if I can get that organized, lol)
I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and I hope the rest of your Holiday Season is filled with lots of fun and love!