The Arizona project documented this quilt of blocks made mid-20th century
and finished by a family member later on.
It's an Aunt Martha pattern: Milady's Fans
This one from an online auction. Only have a few.
Not often done, probably because there were a few flaws in Aunt Martha's concept.
Like: How did you construct this?
Pieced? There aren't enough seams.
Applique? Nobody wants to applique those angles.
Although some did. This one has purple rickrack edging the
UPDATE: Found this on ebay.
Four the same, arranged in a wheel. So what if there are 24 seams in the center.
That's why they invented polka dots!
It's a cool design with a modern flair.
QuickQuilt from BlockBase
You would want to add more lines to this pattern and piece it over paper foundations.
Here's an 8-inch pattern.
It would look fabuloso!
Looks tedious but what results!ReplyDelete