Cars in Cuba

Cuba has a great many American cars from the 1950's which are still working and are seen on nearly every street. Because of the US Embargo, they cannot import new parts for these cars so they make do, using parts from other cars. Many of them are also repainted. The cars in Cuba are practically works of art themselves.

And they are a patchwork quilt of engines, brakes and various parts from all kinds of sources. I wish in some way that I could show all these fabulous cars in a quilt.

Take a look and see how you think I could use this as quilt inspiration.

Sew happy!

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My last post about Cuba dealt with the art. Check it out here. I also wrote about my Cuban book club. Yes, I am a bit obsessed, thanks for noticing.

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