Underground Railroad Quilt Block Of The Month

Underground Railroad BOM – Month 9

Month 9 brings us to the star block.  The sawtooth star is also known as the evening star, variable star and North star. Sailors have been navigating by way of…

Underground Railroad BOM – Month 8

Welcome to Month 8 of the Underground Railroad Block of the Month.  This month we take a look at the drunkard’s path block.  Following the drunkard’s path is a clear…

Underground Railroad BOM – Month 7

Month 7 in the Underground Railroad Quilt Code Block of the Month is the Bow Tie Block (aka Hourglass).Underground Railroad Block of the Month Block 7 Dressing up in cotton…

Underground Railroad BOM – Month 6

The next pattern referenced in Hidden in Plain View is the Shoofly Block.  Shoofly is the sixth pattern that escaped slaves would see on their journey to freedom.  The Shoofly…

Underground Railroad BOM – Month 5

Welcome to Month 5 of the Underground Railroad Block of the Month.  Month 5 is the Log Cabin block. Once the slaves reached the crossroads they dug a log cabin on…

Underground Railroad BOM – Month 4

Welcome to Month 4 of the Underground Railroad Block of the Month.  This month we have the Crossroads block.  All reference to the underground railroad quilt code is taken from…

Underground Railroad BOM – Month 3

The authors of Hidden in Plain View tell us that The Monkey Wrench turns the Wagon Wheel on a Bear’s Paw trail toward the crossroads.   For March, the next block…

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