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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 Quilt Geometry, see MYSTIC STAR,
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!!
See THREE PATCH for curved elements,
and also LOTUS BLOCK for botanicals !!
For children's designs, and rhymes
and games, see KALEIDOSCOPE
See also SLIDE-IN animations at
HANDS ALL AROUND !!
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Below: SAMPLE SELECTIONS  

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Related at this site:
Below: Nancy Cabot's Dancing Cubes

A TO B 71 
            ACORNSACROBATSAERIAL BEACONAIR CASTLEALABAMA RAMBLERALASKAALBUM QUILTALL HALLOWSALL KINDSAMETHYST CHAINSALPHAALPINE CROSSANN'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 CHOICEBEGINNER'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 QUILT (1)BOX QUILT (2)BOY'S NONSENSEBRACED STARBRAVE WORLDBROKEN DISHESBROKEN SPIDER WEBBROOKLYNBUTTERFLY IN ANGLESBUTTERFLY IN CIRCLESBUTTERFLY IN THE GARDEN
C TO D 72 
CAPS FOR WITCHES & DUNCESCARD TRICKSCARDINAL POINTSCARNIVAL(THE) CASTLE WALLCASTOR & POLLUXCATALPA FLOWERCATCH AS YOU CANCENTENNIALCENTER MEDALLIONCENTER DIAMONDCENTURY OF PROGRESSCHECKERBOARDCHECKERBOARDSCACTUS BASKETCHAINED STARCHICAGO 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 QUILTCRAZY QUILT BOUQUETCRISS CROSSCROSSED CANOESCROSSES AND LOSSESCROWN OF STARSCROW'S FOOTCROW'S NESTCUBE LATTICECUMBERLAND GAPCUPID'S DARTS

DANCING CUBESDANCING PINWHEELSDARTING BIRDDELAWARE CROSSPATCHDELECTABLE MOUNTAINSDELFT MILLDESERT SUNDEVIL'S PUZZLEDIAGONAL PATHS(HARLEQUIN) DIAMONDSDIAMONDS AND SHADOWSDIAMOND KNOTDIAMOND NETDIAMOND STARDIVERSION QUILTDOLLY MADISON'S STARDOMINO AND SQUARESDOODLE-A-QUILTDOUBLE ASTERDOVEDOVES IN THE WINDOWDRUNKARD'S GARDENDRUNKARD'S PATHDUCK CREEK PUZZLEDUTCH MILL
  E TO H 73  
EMERALD BLOCKENDLESS STAIRSENIGMA SQUAREENTERTAINING MOTIONSEUREKAFAIR AND SQUAREFAIR PLAYFALLING TIMBERSFANCY STRIPEFANTASTIC PATCHWORKFARMER'S DAUGHTERFEATHER STARFENCE ROWFIELDS AND FENCES54-40 OR FIGHTFISH TALESFIVE CROSSESFLAG IN, FLAG OUTFLATIRONFLOWERING NINE PATCHFLUTTERBYEFLYING BATSFLYING FISHFLYING SAUCERFLYING SQUARESFLYING X

FOLLOW THE LEADERFOOL'S PUZZLEFOOL'S SQUAREFORE AND AFTFORMAL GARDENFORMOSA FAN (Cabot) FOUR PATCH (ORIGINAL)FOUR-POINTED STARFOUR WINDSFOUR WINDMILLSFRAME BLOCKFRAMED BOUQUETFRENCH STARFRESH STARTFRIENDSHIP BLOCKFRIENDSHIP LINKSFRIENDSHIP QUILTGALAHAD'S SHIELDGARDEN OF EDENGARDENER'S PRIZEGARDEN WALLGEORGETOWN CIRCLESGIRL'S JOY

GOLDEN GATEGOLDEN STAIRSGOOSE CREEKGOOSE TRACKSGOTHIC WINDOWSGOVERNOR'S GARDENGRANDMA'S SURPRISEGRANDMOTHER'S DREAMGRANDMOTHER'S FANGREEK CROSSGREEK LABYRINTHGREEN RIVERHALF MOONHANDCRAFTHANDS ALL AROUNDHANDY ANDY / HOME TREASUREHARMONY SQUAREHAYES CORNERHAZY DAZYHEATHER SQUAREHER SPARKLING JEWELSHIDDEN SQUAREHITHER AND YONHOMESPUN BLOCKHOPSCOTCH
  I TO N 73  
IDLE MOMENTSINSPIRATIONINSECTIOWA STARJACK 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 LAKELATTICE AND SQUARELEAPFROGLEFT AND RIGHTLEND AND BORROW

LIGHT AND DARKLIGHTENING IN THE HILLSLIGHTS AND SHADOWSLINCOLN'S PLATFORMLINTONLOCKED SQUARESLONDON ROADSLOTUS BLOCKLOG CABINLOVE CHAINLOVE IN A MISTLOVE RINGMADISON BLOCKMAGIC CARPETMAGIC SQUARESMARKET SQUARETHE MAYFLOWERMEDIEVAL CASTLEMEMORY
MERRY GO ROUNDMETEOR QUILTMEXICAN 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! SUSANNAHOJO / GOD's EYEOLD 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 DELIGHT
RADIO WINDMILLRAIL FENCERAIL FENCESRAILROAD CROSSINGRAINBOW SQUARERED PEONY BUDSRED SHIELDSREFLECTIONS OF LOVERETURNING BIRDSRISING SUNROAD TO OKLAHOMAROAD TO TENNESSEEROBBING PETER TO PAY PAULROCKY ROAD TO KANSASROLLING STONEROMAN STRIPEROSEBUDROSE CHARMRUSTIC WHEEL
S TO T 85  
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 CRYSTALSOEN SQUARESSPANISH SQUARESSPiDER WEBSPINNING HOUR GLASSSPINNING TOPSSPRINGFIELD PATCHSQUARE DANCESQUARES UPON SQUARESSQUARES WITHIN SQUARES

STAR AND ARROWSTAR AND BOXSTAR LANE
STAR OF ERINSTAR OF MANY POINTSSTAR OF THE WESTSTARDUST QUILTSTARRY PATHSTARRY PAVEMENTSTEPS TO THE ALTARSTORM AT SEASTRAIGHT FURROWSUGAR LOAFSUMMER GARDENSUMMER SUNSUNBEAM AND SHADOWSUNBEAM CROSSROADSUNDANCESUNNY LANESSUNSHINE AND SHADOWSUNSHINE AND STAINED GLASSSUNSHINE DAYSWALLOWS ON A STARSYMMETRY IN MOTION

TAKING WINGTALL PINE TREETEA LEAFTENNESSEE PINETETE-A-TETETEXAS ROSETHELMA'S CHOICETHOUSAND ISLANDSTHOUSAND PYRAMIDSTHREE PATCHTHRIFT BLOCK VARIATIONTIC TAC TOE (1)TIC TAC TOE (2)TILE PATCHWORKTILE PUZZLETINTED CHAINSTOAD IN A PUDDLETOKEN OF AFFECTIONTONGANOXIE NINE PATCHTO MARKET, TO MARKETTOWERS OF CAMELOTTREASURE BOXTREASURE CHESTTRIANGULAR TRIANGLETRIANGLES ASKEWTRIPLE SQUARETUMBLERSTUMBLING BLOCKSTURKISH PUZZLETUTTI FRUITYTWENTY TEESTWIN SISTERSTWIST PATCHWORKTWO IN ONE
  U TO Z 44  
UNDERGROUND RAILROADUPSTAIRS AND DOWNVENETIAN DESIGNVARIATION OF SAIL BOATSVARIABLE STARVBLOCKVICE PRESIDENT'S BLOCKVINEYARDVORTEXWASHINGTON'S SIDEWALKSWASTE NOTWATERWHEELWAVES OF THE SEAWEAVING PATHSWEDDING QUILTWEST WINDWESTWARD HOWHIRLING SQUAREWHITE HOUSEWHITE MOUNTAINS

WIDOW'S MITEWILD GEESEWILD GOOSE CHASEWILD IRIS WILLY-NILLYWINDBLOWN STARA WINDING TRAILWINDING WAYSWINGED ARROWWINGED SQUARESWISHING RINGWONDER OF EGYPTWONDERS OF THE WORLDWOODLAND PATHWORLD'S FAIR PUZZLEX-PATCH(THE) XQUISITEYANKEE CHARMYELLOW CLOVERYELLOW LILIESYBRIDGEYOKOHAMA BANNERYREKA SQUAREZ AND CROSS
Emily Dickinson Labyrinth
EMIILY DICKINSON NATURE MYSTICISM
 with a Clickable Labyrinth
WOMEN ARTISTS AT THE EASEL
(Self Portraits, 1540-1980) 
Selected Newspaper Clippings &
Index to NANCY CABOT Quilt Designs
HARRIET POWERS
(African-American Story-Bible Quilts)
1898 LADIES ART COMPANY Catalogue
(with Addenda, pub. 1928)
TAO, THE WAY OF ENSÔ
(Enigmatic Circle Photos)
 
  
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Illustration (top-left): KALEIDOSCOPE — Background: CARNIVAL