Dear quilting world – we need to talk. Now. We need to talk about why an amazing, comprehensible, gorgeous pattern isn’t ragingly popular. Say hello to the Carpenter’s Square pattern.
I don’t have to sell you on this pattern, because it sells itself. It’s a striking, unforgettable design, more so because it’s not being made very often due to lack of patterns. Odder still: this pattern is old. By leaning on the research of others, small variants on this pattern appear to date back to at least 1880-1890. Some examples:
My time in Portland marks the first time in my life living anywhere other than a humid subtropical climate. Relocating into a temperate zone has forced me to rethink my relationship with the sun, in ways both expected and not.
It’s been a long time since I’ve talked on this site about Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, but if you follow me on social media (twitter, facebook, pinterest) it’s become clear in the past couple of weeks that I’ve gotten to work.