|BLOCK 42 - CATS AND MICE: HUNGER STRIKES|
BLOCK 42 - CATS AND MICE: HUNGER STRIKES
I've continued to use up my scraps.
|Block No. 43: Gentleman's Fancy|
Block No. 43 - Gentleman's Fancy - Dropped from the Clouds
Unnamed (Ohio Farmer 4/5/1894)
See BlockBase for more published names.
Mary Boykin Chestnut Civil War diary she observed:
"Like the patriarchs of old our men live all in one house with their wives and their concubines and the mulattoes one sees in every family exactly resemble the white children---and every lady tells you who is the father of all the mulatto children in everybody's households, but those in her own she seems to think drop from the clouds, or pretends to think."
The pattern was published by the Ladies' Art Company.
|BLOCK 44 - STAR OF HOPE: |
THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN
BLOCK NO. 44 - STAR OF HOPE: THE RIGHTS OF WOMANThis the 44th block in our weekly sew along, they named the Star of Hope.
The block was given that name in the 1930s by the syndicated Nancy Page quilt column.
I know this block as the Ohio Star. This was given the name by Nancy Cabot.
To read along with the reasoning for the blocks visit Grandmother's Choice: Votes for WomenI paper pieced this block. I continued to use bits of scraps.