Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Southern Spin: Block #3 Wheel of Fortune

Southern Spin #3
Wheel of Fortune by Becky Collis

Wheel of Fortune by Becky Brown
Sixteen spokes.
Print the pattern out on an 8-1/2" x 11 sheet. See the inch square for scale.

It's BlockBase+ #3384 if you want the program to resize it for you.

Wheel of Fortune by Denniele Bohannon

Eveline Foland published a pattern in the Kansas City Star
in the early 1930s. She probably saw the design in Ruth Finley's book
Old Patchwork Quilts and the Women Who Made Them.

Two early-20th-century versions

Southerners being creative---we have many variations---simpler and more complex.

And here's one not in BlockBase+
No center circle.

Birmingham Museum of Art collection

And Southerners being frugal---they'd string piece anything.
19 Spokes

Other People's Patterns:

Edyta Sitar for Laundry Basket Quilts

Linda Hemming from Becky Goldsmith's Everyday Best pattern:

!!! - Mid-20th Century

Becky Collis's Southern Spin 1, 3 & 2

See what our fearless piecers are doing on our SouthernSpinQuilt Facebook page.


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