Monday, February 24, 2014

Photos of Block 18 Chester Lily

Block 18 Mary McKissick

I spent a bit of time trying to discover what flower was represented by this quilt block. I use Barbara Brackman's Encyclopedia of Applique to search for the Chester Criswell Blocks. I could not find a picture of this pattern but I did notice that lots of floral blocks were called rose, lily or tulip.  I thought a lily was the best choice, so Block 18 has become the Chester Lily.

Did you know that you can write reviews of the patterns on the website Two Bits Patches? If you go to the product page for CCCQ Block 18, there is a Description tab and a Review tab.  You can submit a review about your favourite block.  The review may have to be approved before it appears - I'm not sure because no one has submitted a review before now.

There are a few finished Chester Lily blocks.  If you have blogged and would like to share, you can link up below. Or you can put a photo on the Facebook page.  Looking forward to seeing your work - and reading your reviews!

1. Write your blog post. Publish it on your blog.
2. Copy the link of the specific blog post. This is not just the link to your blog itself (, but the link to the specific post: (
3. Click the blue link up button below and paste your link into the box.

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