WINGED SQUARES was illustrated by Nancy Cabot in her Chicago Tribune quilt column on December 26, 1935. See also Maggie Malone's 5500 QUILT BLOCK DESIGNS, #1083 in her Nine Patch Pattern section — also Jinny Beyer's QUILTER'S ALBUM OF PATCHWORK PATTERNS, pg. 172. Cabot's notes state the following:
"Perhaps one of the simplest to piece, yet apparently one of the most difficult of pieced patterns, "Winged Squares" is withal one of the charming quilt designs. Red and white, with a touch of blue is a popular color arrangement, with orange, brown and white running a close second. It is a cheerful quilt to use in a growing boy's room. The three patches necessary for a complete pattern are set together without any trouble. The entire block measures 14 inches square when completed."
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NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR
OLD FASHIONED PIECED BLOCK
TOAD IN A PUDDLE
AUNT ELIZA'S STAR