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ANTIQUE GEOMETRIC QUILT DESIGNS
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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 Intro to 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, rhymes & games,
see KALEIDOSCOPE — also THREE PATCH
for designs with curved elements !!
For quilt patterns celebrating great poets,
see ENTERTAINING MOTIONS!!

Recent Additions & Updates:
CHINESE HOLIDAYINSPIRATION
FRIENDSHIP LINKS
GARDENER'S PRIZE
FLATIRONCOWBOY'S STAR
SALUTE TO LOYALTY

Sample Selections













Related at this site:
HARRIET POWERS
(African-American Story-Bible Quilts)
1898 LADIES ART COMPANY Catalogue
(with Addenda, pub. 1928)
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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
ENSÔ
(Enigmatic Circle Photos)
HYMN TO DEMETER
(Mythological Journey — "No one may
enter here who does not love geometry!")

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ACORNSACROBATSAERIAL BEACONAIR CASTLEALASKAALBUM QUILTALL HALLOWSALPHAALPINE CROSSANN'S DOLL QUILTANTIQUE TILE BLOCKARABIC LATTICEAROUND THE CORNERAROUND THE WORLDARRANGEMENT OF SMALL PIECES(THE) ARROWHEADARROWHEADSART SQUAREAT THE SQUAREATTIC STAIRSATTIC WINDOWAUNT DINAHAUNT ELIZA'S STARAUNT MARY'S DOUBLE IRISH CHAINAUNT PATSY'S PETAURORA STARSAUTUMN TINTSBACHELOR'S PUZZLEBALKAN PUZZLEBARBARA FRITCHIE STARBATON ROUGE

BEACH AND BOATSBEAUTIFUL STARBEAR'S PAWBEGINNER'S DELIGHTBECKY'S 9-PATCHBIRD OF PARADISEBIRD'S NESTBIRDS AND KITESBIRDS IN THE AIRBLACK 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 WEBBUTTERFLY IN ANGLESBUTTERFLY IN CIRCLESBUTTERFLY IN THE GARDEN
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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
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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 XFOLLOW THE LEADERFOOL'S PUZZLEFOOL'S SQUAREFORE AND AFTFORMAL GARDEN FOUR PATCH (ORIGINAL)FOUR-POINTED STARFOUR WINDSFOUR WINDMILLS

FRAME BLOCKFRAMED BOUQUETFRENCH STARFRESH STARTFRIENDSHIP BLOCKFRIENDSHIP LINKSGARDEN OF EDENGARDENER'S PRIZEGEORGETOWN CIRCLESGIRL'S JOYGOLDEN STAIRSGOOSE CREEKGOOSE TRACKSGOTHIC WINDOWSGRANDMA'S SURPRISEGRANDMOTHER'S DREAMGRANDMOTHER'S FANGRANDMOTHER'S OWNGREEK LABYRINTHGREEN RIVERHALF MOONHANDCRAFTHANDS ALL AROUNDHANDY ANDY / HOME TREASUREHAZY DAZYHIDDEN SQUAREHITHER AND YONHOMESPUN BLOCKHOPSCOTCH
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IDLE MOMENTSINSPIRATIONINSECTJACK IN THE BOXJACOB'S LADDERJANE AUSTEN QUILTJAPANESE FLOWERJUPITER'S MOONSKALEIDOSCOPEKANKAKEE CHECKERSKANSAS TROUBLESKENTUCKY CROSSROADSKITCHEN WOODBOXKITTEN IN THE CORNERKNIGHT'S BLOCKLABYRINTHLADIES' DELIGHTLADY OF THE LAKELEAPFROGLEFT AND RIGHTLEND AND BORROWLIGHT AND DARKLIGHTENING IN THE HILLSLIGHTS AND SHADOWSLINCOLN'S PLATFORMLINTONLOCKED SQUARESLONDON ROADSLOTUS BLOCKLOG CABINLOVE CHAINLOVE IN A MISTLOVE RING

MADISON BLOCKMAGIC CARPETMARKET SQUAREMEDIEVAL CASTLEMEMORYMERRY GO ROUNDMEXICAN STARMIDNIGHT 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
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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 DESIGNORANGE PEKOETHE ORIGINALORIENTAL PUZZLE(THE) OWL QUILTPARADOXPATCHWORK PINESPATH OF FANSPATIENCE CORNERS (1)PATIENCE CORNERS (2)PENCIL POINTPERIWINKLEPERPETUAL MOTIONPERSIAN STARPIGEON 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 70  
SALAD BOWLSALUTE TO LOYALTYSARAH'S FAVORITESATURN'S RINGSSECRET DRAWER / SPOOLSTHE 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
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UNDERGROUND RAILROADUPSTAIRS AND DOWNVENETIAN DESIGNVARIATION OF SAIL BOATSVARIABLE STARVBLOCKVICE PRESIDENT'S BLOCKVORTEXWASHINGTON'S SIDEWALKSWASTE NOTWATERWHEELWEDDING QUILTWEST WINDWESTWARD HO!WHIRLING SQUAREWHITE MOUNTAINSWIDOW'S MITEWINGED ARROWWILD GEESEWILD GOOSE CHASEWILD IRIS WILLY-NILLYWINDBLOWN STARA WINDING TRAILWINDING WAYSWISHING RINGWONDER OF EGYPTWONDERS OF THE WORLDWORLD'S FAIR PUZZLEX-PATCH(THE) XQUISITEYBRIDGEYREKA SQUAREZ AND CROSS

WOMEN ARTISTS AT THE EASEL
(Self Portraits, 1540-1980)
JOMON POTTERY
(Women's Prehistoric Geometry)

  
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