Here's an addition in the third edition of my Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns.
Originally, the Encyclopedia
was meant to be an index to patterns published and named before 1970 but in the latest edition I added dozens of designs that hadn't been published as far as I could tell, patterns common enough that they NEEDED a number.
Like this one from the Lambertville, New Jersey Historical Society
and the Quilt Index.
It's now got a number: #1527.5
Among its published relatives.
It's a variation on the classic Melon Patch or Orange Peel that goes
The pattern has close relatives of a slightly different construction.
Many early 19th-century quiltmakers used a variation.
From the Connecticut project & the Quilt Index
But the block and seam lines are different.
This is #1519
Here's one way to look at the quilt above from the 1830's.
But that's not the repeat. There are no seams going through
those large squeezed squares.
When you get your new edition you are going to have to write in on page 178 under 1527.5
And vice versa.
It's always a work in progress.
You don't have to wait for the new BlockBase to get a pattern. Here's one for
a 15" Four Patch.
Early 19th-c quilt from the Nichols family, Newark, New Jersey,
UPDATE: Laura Lane at the New England Quilt Museum sent a photo of a mini she made from
a Jo Morton pattern.
And I remembered I'd made an appliqued mini too, interpreting a New England quilt in the Spencer Museum collection for an AQSG Quilt Study.