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FREE Pattern - Wild Goose Chase Block with Candace Moore

Candace Moore is doing something wonderful with her blog, Moore about Nancy: she is bringing us wonderful quilt blocks from Nancy Cabot as published in the Chicago Tribune in 1933! This block is one she originally featured, and Candace has assembled some wonderful alternative versions from around the web, including the reversed version done in yellow pictured here. Follow the links for plenty of patterns and projects utilizing this block! More from Candace:

"May 21, 1933-The Wild Goose Chase block originated in the New England states in early colonial days according to Nancy Cabot when she wrote about this block eighty years ago in the Chicago Tribune.  She mentions again that "triangles are the popular symbol of bird designs."

"Any one who has noticed the flight of wild geese will recognize instantly the inspiration back of this design" she wrote.  Her pattern for the Wild Goose Chase quilt sold for "5 cents in stamps or coin."

Skill Level:
Beginner


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