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Welcome to Antique Geometric,
a design archive focusing on the living history of traditional, geometric quilt patterns, with original sources and historical notes, including clippings from Nancy Cabot's 1930's (and other) newspaper illustrations. The site also provides ideas for fabric choices and color schemes, along with free, seamless patchwork pattern graphics, background tiles, occasional animations, and sound effects.

For Quilt Geometry, see MYSTIC STAR,
also THE COLUMBIA for 3D Designs,
and STAR LANE for patchwork inspired
by color harmonies in art

See GIRL'S JOY for quilt designs
celebrating great women artists, and
also LOTUS BLOCK for botanicals !!
For children's designs, and rhymes
and games, see KALEIDOSCOPE.
Have a look at THREE PATCH
for designs with curved elements !!
For quilt patterns celebrating great poets,
see ENTERTAINING MOTIONS!!

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Related at this site:
HARRIET POWERS
(African-American Story-Bible Quilts)
1898 LADIES ART COMPANY Catalogue
(with Addenda, pub. 1928)
For modern blocks, see:
TANGRAM QUILT DESIGNS
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Newspaper Clippings and Index to
Selected Quilt Designs by NANCY CABOT

Emily Dickinson Labyrinth
EMIILY DICKINSON NATURE MYSTICISM
 with a Clickable Labyrinth

A TO B 64 
ACORNSACROBATSAERIAL BEACONAIR CASTLEALASKAALBUM QUILTALL HALLOWSALPHAALPINE CROSSANN'S DOLL QUILTANTIQUE TILE BLOCKARABIC LATTICEAROUND THE CORNERAROUND THE WORLDARRANGEMENT OF SMALL PIECES (OP ART)(THE) ARROWHEADARROWHEADSART SQUAREAT THE SQUAREATTIC STAIRSATTIC WINDOW

AUNT DINAHAUNT ELIZA'S STARAUNT MARY'S DOUBLE IRISH CHAINAUNT PATSY'S PETAURORA STARSAUTUMN TINTSBACHELOR'S PUZZLEBALKAN PUZZLEBARBARA FRITCHIE STARBATON ROUGEBEACH AND BOATSBEAUTIFUL STARBEAR'S PAWBEG AND BORROWBEGINNER'S DELIGHTBECKY'S 9-PATCHBIRD OF PARADISEBIRD'S NESTBIRDS AND KITESBIRDS IN THE AIR

BLACK AND WHITE QUILTBLAZED TRAILBLAZING STARBLINDMAN'S FANCYBLOCK PATCHWORKBLOCK STARBLOWING IN THE WINDBLUE BOUTONNIERESBLUE FIELDSBLUE HEATHERBOSTON STREETSBOW KNOTSBOX KITEBOX QUILTBOY'S NONSENSEBRACED STARBRAVE WORLDBROKEN DISHESBROKEN SPIDER WEBBROOKLYNBUTTERFLY IN ANGLESBUTTERFLY IN CIRCLESBUTTERFLY IN THE GARDEN
C TO D 65 
CAPS FOR WITCHES & DUNCESCARD TRICKSCARDINAL POINTSCARNIVAL(THE) CASTLE WALLCASTOR & POLLUXCATALPA FLOWERCATCH AS YOU CANCENTENNIALCENTER MEDALLIONCENTER DIAMONDCENTURY OF PROGRESSCHECKERBOARDCHECKERBOARDSCACTUS BASKETCHICAGO STARCHILDREN'S DELIGHTCHIMNEY SWEEPCHINESE COINCHINESE GONGSCHINESE HOLIDAYCHINESE PUZZLE

CHRISTMAS STARCHUCK-A-LUCK BLOCKCITY STREETSCOBWEBSCOLONIAL PAVEMENTCOLOR WHEEL(THE) COLUMBIACOLUMBIAN STARCORN AND BEANSCOUNTRY FARMCOWBOY'S STARCRAZY ANNCRAZY QUILTCRISS CROSSCROSSED CANOESCROW'S FOOTCROW'S NESTCUBE LATTICECUMBERLAND GAPCUPID'S DARTSDANCING CUBESDARTING BIRD

DELAWARE CROSSPATCHDELECTABLE MOUNTAINSDELFT MILLDESERT SUNDEVIL'S PUZZLEDIAGONAL PATHS(HARLEQUIN) DIAMONDSDIAMONDS AND SHADOWSDIAMOND KNOTDIAMOND NETDIVERSION QUILTDOLLY MADISON'S STARDOMINO AND SQUARESDOODLE-A-QUILTDOUBLE ASTERDOVEDOVES IN THE WINDOWDRUNKARD'S GARDENDRUNKARD'S PATHDUCK CREEK PUZZLEDUTCH MILL
  E TO H 62  
EMERALD BLOCKENDLESS STAIRSENIGMA SQUAREENTERTAINING MOTIONSFAIR PLAYFALLING TIMBERSFANCY STRIPEFANTASTIC PATCHWORKFARMER'S DAUGHTERFEATHER STARFENCE ROW54-40 OR FIGHTFIVE CROSSESFLAG IN, FLAG OUTFLATIRONFLOWERING NINE PATCHFLUTTERBYEFLYING BATSFLYING FISHFLYING SAUCERFLYING SQUARESFLYING X

FOLLOW THE LEADERFOOL'S PUZZLEFOOL'S SQUAREFORE AND AFTFORMAL GARDEN FOUR PATCH (ORIGINAL)FOUR-POINTED STARFOUR WINDSFOUR WINDMILLSFRAME BLOCKFRAMED BOUQUETFRENCH STARFRESH STARTFRIENDSHIP BLOCKFRIENDSHIP LINKSGARDEN OF EDENGARDENER'S PRIZEGEORGETOWN CIRCLESGIRL'S JOY

GOLDEN STAIRSGOOSE CREEKGOOSE TRACKSGOTHIC WINDOWSGRANDMA'S SURPRISEGRANDMOTHER'S DREAMGRANDMOTHER'S FANGRANDMOTHER'S OWNGREEK LABYRINTHGREEN RIVERHALF MOONHANDCRAFTHANDS ALL AROUNDHANDY ANDY / HOME TREASUREHAZY DAZYHEATHER SQUAREHER SPARKLING JEWELSHIDDEN SQUAREHITHER AND YONHOMESPUN BLOCKHOPSCOTCH
  I TO N 63  
IDLE MOMENTSINSPIRATIONINSECTJACK IN THE BOXJACOB'S LADDERJOSEPH'S COATJANE AUSTEN QUILTJAPANESE FLOWERJUPITER'S MOONSKALEIDOSCOPEKANKAKEE CHECKERSKANSAS TROUBLESKENTUCKY CROSSROADSKITCHEN WOODBOXKITTEN IN THE CORNERKNIGHT'S BLOCKLABYRINTHLADIES' DELIGHTLADY OF THE LAKELEAPFROGLEFT AND RIGHTLEND AND BORROW

LIGHT AND DARKLIGHTENING IN THE HILLSLIGHTS AND SHADOWSLINCOLN'S PLATFORMLINTONLOCKED SQUARESLONDON ROADSLOTUS BLOCKLOG CABINLOVE CHAINLOVE IN A MISTLOVE RINGMADISON BLOCKMAGIC CARPETMARKET SQUARETHE MAYFLOWERMEDIEVAL CASTLEMEMORYMERRY GO ROUNDMEXICAN STAR

MIDNIGHT STARMIDSUMMER NIGHTMIGRATION SOUTHMILKMAID'S STARMONASTERY WINDOWSMONK'S PUZZLEMONKEY PUZZLEMOORISH MOSAICMORNING PATCHMOSAIC No. 18MOSAIC SQUARESMYSTIC MAZEMYSTIC STARNAMELESS STAR(IN)_NARCISSUS MOTIFNAVAJONAVAJO (2)NEW MOONNEXT DOOR NEIGHBORNO NAME STARNOCTURNE
  O TO R 56  
ODDS AND ENDSOH! SUSANNAHOLD CROWOLD FASHIONED DAISYOLD FASHIONED PIECED BLOCKOLD FASHIONED QUILTOLD KING COLE'S CROWNOLD MAID'S PUZZLEOLD MAID'S RAMBLERON THE SQUAREOPTICAL ILLUSIONORANGE PEKOETHE ORIGINALORIENTAL PUZZLE(THE) OWL QUILTOZARK MAPLE LEAVESPARADOXPATCHWORK PINESPATH OF FANSPATIENCE CORNERS (1)PATIENCE CORNERS (2)PENCIL POINTPERIWINKLEPERPETUAL MOTIONPERSIAN STARPIECED BUTTERFLYPIGEON TOESPINE BURR

POINT AND FEATHERPOLARIS STARPOTTED ROSEPRACTICAL ORCHARDPRAIRIE QUEENPROSPERITYPROVIDENCEPUDDING & PIEPUSS IN THE CORNERQUEEN'S FAVORITEQUILTER'S DELIGHTRADIO WINDMILLRAIL FENCERAIL FENCESRAILROAD CROSSINGRED SHIELDSREFLECTIONS OF LOVERETURNING BIRDSRISING SUNROAD TO OKLAHOMAROAD TO OZROAD TO TENNESSEEROBBING PETER TO PAY PAULROCKY ROAD TO KANSASROLLING STONEROMAN STRIPEROSEBUDROSE CHARM
S TO T 71  
SALAD BOWLSALUTE TO LOYALTYSARAH'S FAVORITESATURN'S RINGSSECRET DRAWER / SPOOLSSCRAP BAGTHE SEASONSSEVEN STARS / SEVEN SISTERSSHADOW BOXSHELL(S)SHIFTING CUBESSHOO FLYSIGNS OF SPRINGSIMPLE DESIGNSNAIL'S TRAILSNAKE IN THE HOLLOWSNAKE'S TRAILSNOW CRYSTALSPANISH SQUARESSPiDER'S WEBSPINNING HOUR GLASSSQUARE DANCESQUARES UPON SQUARES

STAR AND ARROWSTAR AND BOXSTAR LANESTAR OF ERINSTAR OF MANY POINTSSTAR OF THE WESTSTARDUST QUILTSTARRY PATHSTARRY PAVEMENTSTORM AT SEASTRAIGHT FURROWSUGAR LOAFSUNBEAM AND SHADOWSUNDANCESUNNY LANESSUNSHINE AND SHADOWSUNSHINE AND STAINED GLASSSWALLOWS ON A STARSYMMETRY IN MOTIONTAKING WINGTEA LEAFTENNESSEE PINETETE-A-TETETEXAS ROSE

THELMA'S CHOICE(A) THOUSAND PYRAMIDSTHREE PATCHTHRIFT BLOCK VARIATIONTIC TAC TOETINTED CHAINSTILE PUZZLETOAD IN A PUDDLETOKEN OF AFFECTIONTONGANOXIE NINE PATCHTO MARKET, TO MARKETTOWERS OF CAMELOTTREASURE CHESTTRIANGULAR TRIANGLETRIANGLES ASKEWTRIPLE SQUARETUMBLERSTUMBLING BLOCKSTURKISH PUZZLETUTTI FRUITYTWENTY TEESTWIN SISTERSTWIST PATCHWORKTWO IN ONE
  U TO Z 34  
UNDERGROUND RAILROADUPSTAIRS AND DOWNVENETIAN DESIGNVARIATION OF SAIL BOATSVARIABLE STARVBLOCKVICE PRESIDENT'S BLOCKVORTEXWASHINGTON'S SIDEWALKSWASTE NOTWATERWHEELWEDDING QUILTWEST WINDWESTWARD HO!WHIRLING SQUAREWHITE MOUNTAINSWIDOW'S MITEWILD GEESEWILD GOOSE CHASEWILD IRIS WILLY-NILLYWINDBLOWN STARA WINDING TRAILWINDING WAYSWINGED ARROWWISHING RINGWONDER OF EGYPTWONDERS OF THE WORLDWORLD'S FAIR PUZZLEX-PATCH(THE) XQUISITEYBRIDGEYREKA SQUAREZ AND CROSS

HYMN TO DEMETER
(A Mythological Journey — "No one may enter
here who does not love geometry!")
JOMON POTTERY
(Women's Prehistoric Geometry)
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WOMEN ARTISTS AT THE EASEL
(Self Portraits, 1540-1980)
ENSÔ
(Enigmatic Circle Photos)

  
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