Here's the next board for the Play with me QAL (you have to actually make the boards to actually get the next patter, but they are great skill builders and fun to do. See http://alidatweloqdesigns.blogspot.com/p/play-with-me-qal.html
Here's my April board:
It's a GO board (and no, I don't know how to play--guess I'll have to read the instructions and give it a try!)
But first, did you see the wonderful conversationals in Cynthia's post on quilts from New England Quilt Museum? Here's the link to it--check out the 4 Patch Half Square Triangle quilt!!
stole this pic from Barbara Brackman
1867, Old Pacific Print Works
1867 Old Pacific Print Works, Lawrence, MA
1884 Grafton & Co UK
1883 Grafton & Co UK
1881 (re-done in mono-tone by Laundry Basket Quilts, 2012 Paint Box line, recently re-released, 3 color ways)
1884 W. Crum & Co,
1867 American Print Works
1883 Bradshaw Hammond (there's a reprint for this too!)
Before I post some 'real' conversationals from Victorian days, just had to tell you about Pat Speth's YouTube tutorial--wonderful quilt but note all the 19th Century repro conversationals--I was drooling! Here's here note about the tutorial:
To Africa With Love pattern is from the blocks Jess taught on a recent trip to Africa. I'll be posting fabrics and blocks throughout the weekend (adding to this post). I decided to go with Art Deco "Lavish" in Charcoal color-way and black background.