March 24 key, Although there are many more variations of Log Cabin type blocks, we will leave them here today, with Snail’s Trail. Don’t worry, we’ll have a chance to revisit them later. Snail’s Trail builds out the pattern with triangles. It was first published under this name, and its alternate name, Monkey Wrench, by Hall in 1935.
March 31 key-A fun block for the last day of the month! Our block was published in the Kansas City Star under the name Flying Kite in 1937; however, it was originally published as Pinwheel in one of Winifred Clark’s pattern booklets (Booklet #21) in 1932. My sources dispute the name of the booklet. It was either Grandmother Clark’s Old Fashioned Quilt Designs, or Grandmother Clark’s Authentic Early America Quilts. It took me quite a while to figure out the mathematics to piece this block s