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Crow's Foot block

"Crow's Foot" Block 
Sample Quilt Top Layouts
August - BOM #4
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This "Crow's Foot" block is listed in Barbara Brackman's Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns as block #1273 and shown under several different names. "Crow's Foot" was early used for it in 1931 and I liked it best as a name here. (Other names include: "Bright Star", "Maple Leaf", "Hummingbird" and "Rosebud".  "Crow's Foot" was applied as a name by the Rural New Yorker in 1931.

A simple coloring of the Crow's Foot block on a neutral background with blocks on point.

Similar to the above quilt, on point, but with a narrow sashing added.

A bold look with black behind the Crow's Foot points. Narrow black sashing adds to the dramatic look and connects the background behind the "claws".

Bold stripes changes the look a lot.

Changing the coloration moves the alternate pinwheels to the foreground here in black with white circles.

This is Page 1 of sample quilt tops

5 more quilts, 2 which combine blocks from earlier BOM's: 
Here is
page 2 "Crow's Foot" Block QUILT TOPS is HERE

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Quilt images were prepared by Susan Druding with Electric Quilt and PhotoImpact graphics program.

Susan Druding

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