|pieced quilt, polyester, unknown maker, North Carolina, c. 1970, 62" x 81"|
The pattern has many names, such as Snowball, Windmill Design, Pinwheel, and my personal favorite from the Kansas City Star, Love in a Tangle. By the 1970s, around the time the quilt was made, it could've had dozens of names.
|#1499 in Brackman's Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns|
A closer look at the fabrics shows why polyester is such a fascinating, versatile material. Woven, printed and embossed designs offered an endless variety of options. Ultimately, these fabrics infused scrap quiltmaking with dynamic new combinations of color, pattern and texture.