Saturday, May 20, 2017

Let's Talk Quilting Week 4 Block 4 The Dutchman's Puzzle

Today we will be making block 4 The Dutchmans Puzzle.  

Quilting in America

The Dutchman’s Puzzle pattern is a simple 4-patch block constructed of pairs of Flying Geese blocks. An old design, it originated in the very late 1800s.
It, or some variation of it, is frequently referred to as a Windmill block because the spiral of triangles is reminiscent of the famous Dutch windmills.


A little variation from last week's block

I'll see you next week when we will be making
The Checkerboard Block

Style Novice Etsy Shop
Style Novice YouTube linked to video above

Until next week,

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