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Over the last nine issues we have been introducing you to a different block, and this issue we are thrilled to be sharing our final design with you.
The Bow Tie block, inspired (as its name suggests) by men’s neckwear, dates back to the 19th century.
The Sawtooth Star block is also sometimes known as Evening Star.
Square set on point have featured in patchwork for centuries in both the USA and the UK. Whole quilts can be made in this design, or just a block as we are doing here.
This block is composed of triangles and one central square set on the diagonal.
A block known as Hunter’s Star, made from half-square triangles and squares. The corner chevrons, or arrow flights, form an eye-catching central eight-pointed star.
A classic block known as Arkansas Traveller or Spools, made from squares, rectangles and half square triangles.
The Windblown Square, Whirlpool or Windblown Star, can be traced back to the 1880s.
A classic block known as Dutchman’s Puzzle or Windmill Block, made from four pairs of flying geese.
This block is composed of triangles creating a pinwheel star visually merging into a cross. It can be made entirely of thirty-two equal-sized triangles.
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