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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, and
ENTERTAINING MOTIONS for designs
with poems by Emily Dickinson

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
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Above: see JACQUES IN THE BOAT
for designs with curved elements !!

And for SLIDE-IN animations
see HANDS ALL AROUND !!

Below: SAMPLE SELECTIONS  
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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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DOVES IN THE WINDOW
with animation & gorgeous music!!
Selected Newspaper Clippings &
Index to Quilt Designs by NANCY CABOT
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Sonia Delaunay's (1885-1979) —
studies in ABSTRACTION & COLOR!!
Mary Fedden's (1915-2012) Modernist Studies
on Color with Black & White

WOMEN ARTISTS AT THE EASEL
(Self Portraits, 1540-1980)
WAY OF ENSÔ — (Enigmatic Circle Photos)

HYMN TO DEMETER
(A Mythological Journey — "No one may enter
here who does not love geometry!")

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            • ACORNSACROBATSAERIAL BEACONAIR CASTLEALABAMA RAMBLERALASKAALBUM QUILTALL HALLOWSALPHAALPINE CROSSAMELIA EARHARTANN'S DOLL QUILTANTIQUE TILE BLOCKARABIC LATTICEARKANSAS TRAVELERAROUND THE CORNERAROUND THE WORLDARRANGEMENT OF SMALL PIECES(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 QUILTBLACKFORD'S BEAUTYBLAZED 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 67 
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 CHAINCOLUMBIAN STARCORN AND BEANSCOUNTRY FARMCOWBOY'S STARCRAZY ANNCRAZY QUILTCRISS CROSSCROSSED CANOESCROW'S FOOTCROW'S NESTCUBE LATTICECUMBERLAND GAPCUPID'S DARTS

DANCING CUBESDANCING PINWHEELSDARTING BIRDDELAWARE 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 65  
EMERALD BLOCKENDLESS STAIRSENIGMA SQUAREENTERTAINING MOTIONSFAIR AND SQUAREFAIR 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 LINKSFRIENDSHIP QUILTGALAHAD'S SHIELDGARDEN OF EDENGARDENER'S PRIZEGEORGETOWN CIRCLESGIRL'S JOY

GOLDEN STAIRSGOOSE CREEKGOOSE TRACKSGOTHIC WINDOWSGRANDMA'S SURPRISEGRANDMOTHER'S DREAMGRANDMOTHER'S FANGREEK LABYRINTHGREEN RIVERHALF MOONHANDCRAFTHANDS ALL AROUNDHANDY ANDY / HOME TREASUREHARMONY SQUAREHAZY DAZYHEATHER SQUAREHER SPARKLING JEWELSHIDDEN SQUAREHITHER AND YONHOMESPUN BLOCKHOPSCOTCH
  I TO N 69  
IDLE MOMENTSINSPIRATIONINSECTJACK IN THE BOXJACK OF SPADESJACQUES IN THE BOATJACOB'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. 9MOSAIC No. 18MOSAIC SQUARESMOSS ROSEMYSTIC MAZEMYSTIC STARNAMELESS STAR(IN)_NARCISSUS MOTIFNAVAJONAVAJO (2)NEW FOUR PATCHNEW MOONNEW STAR OF NORTH CAROLINANEXT DOOR NEIGHBORNO NAME STARNOCTURNE
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ODDS AND ENDSOH! SUSANNAHOLD CROWOLD FASHIONED DAISYOLD FASHIONED PIECED BLOCKOLD FASHIONED QUILTOLD KING COLE'S CROWNOLD MAID'S PUZZLEOLD MAID'S RAMBLERON THE SQUAREOP ART DESIGNSOPTICAL ILLUSIONORANGE PEKOETHE ORIGINALORIENTAL PUZZLE(THE) OWL QUILTOZARK MAPLE LEAVES

PARADOXPATCHWORK PINESPATH OF FANSPATIENCE CORNERS (1)PATIENCE CORNERS (2)PENCIL POINTPERIWINKLEPERPETUAL MOTIONPERSIAN STARPIECED BUTTERFLYPIGEON TOESPINE BURRPOINT AND FEATHERPOLARIS STARPOTTED ROSEPRACTICAL ORCHARDPRAIRIE QUEENPRETTY KETTLE OF FISHPROSPERITYPROVIDENCEPUDDING & PIEPUSS IN THE CORNER

QUEBECQUEEN'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 CHARMRUSTIC WHEEL
S TO T 74  
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 GLASSSPINNING TOPS

SQUARE DANCESQUARES UPON SQUARESSTAR AND ARROWSTAR AND BOXSTAR LANESTAR OF ERINSTAR OF MANY POINTSSTAR OF THE WESTSTARDUST QUILTSTARRY PATHSTARRY PAVEMENTSTEPS TO THE ALTARSTORM AT SEASTRAIGHT FURROWSUGAR LOAFSUNBEAM AND SHADOWSUNDANCESUNNY LANESSUNSHINE AND SHADOWSUNSHINE AND STAINED GLASSSWALLOWS ON A STARSYMMETRY IN MOTION

TAKING WINGTEA LEAFTENNESSEE PINETETE-A-TETETEXAS ROSETHELMA'S CHOICE(A) THOUSAND PYRAMIDSTHREE PATCHTHRIFT BLOCK VARIATIONTIC TAC TOE (1)TIC TAC TOE (2)TINTED 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
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UNDERGROUND RAILROADUPSTAIRS AND DOWNVENETIAN DESIGNVARIATION OF SAIL BOATSVARIABLE STARVBLOCKVICE PRESIDENT'S BLOCKVORTEXWASHINGTON'S SIDEWALKSWASTE NOTWATERWHEELWEAVING PATHSWEDDING QUILTWEST WINDWESTWARD HO!WHIRLING SQUAREWHITE MOUNTAINS

WIDOW'S MITEWILD GEESEWILD GOOSE CHASEWILD IRIS WILLY-NILLYWINDBLOWN STARA WINDING TRAILWINDING WAYSWINGED ARROWWISHING RINGWONDER OF EGYPTWONDERS OF THE WORLDWOODLAND PATHWORLD'S FAIR PUZZLEX-PATCH(THE) XQUISITEYELLOW LILIESYBRIDGEYREKA SQUAREZ AND CROSS
Emily Dickinson Labyrinth
EMIILY DICKINSON NATURE MYSTICISM
 with a Clickable Labyrinth
JOMON POTTERY
(Women's Prehistoric Geometry)
 
  
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