May 30 New Hour Glass.A simple block with a nice secondary pattern, Eight Hands Around is yet another classic from the Ladies Art Company, According to Jinny Beyer it sometimes also gets called Eight Hands Round, but I’ve never heard of that one.
This pattern was originally published as Plaited Block by Nancy Cabot in the however, I like the name McCall’s Quilting gave it when they published it as part of their ‘Ireland Quilt’ Block of the Month in Celtic Twist.
April 23 gives it the name Four Patch Variable Stars, though for consistency I’ve called it Four Patch Sawtooth Stars, as it is just four Sawtooth Stars, like we did on April As we saw on that day, Sawtooth Stars are also known as Variable Stars.
Domino and Square. The Ladies Art Company have brought us yet another block! This one is Domino and Square ( Today’s block was also published under the names: Domino and Squares (the plural) by Nancy Cabot and Building Blocks (Needlecraft Supply, c
Illinois Road was released by Nancy Cabot in her syndicated columns in years later, she released an almost identical block, also called Illinois Road, but with the Two by Two pinwheel block pieced from squares: