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Thread: Can you identify this block?

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    Hi all, first time post, beginner quilter. I am interested in this block but can't identify it.

    Any ideas? Thanks so much.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/8230585@N06/3425951880/

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    Super Member kwhite's Avatar
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    If I had to recreate it I would do an elongated log cabin.

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    Thanks, kwhite. I'll look into that.

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    I think it looks "Courthouse Steps"....hum....I think thats what its called....Let me see if I can find a picture.

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    Yes, tabby! Thank you.

    I googled "elongated log cabin" and got "elongated courthouse steps" Thanks so much to both of you.

    http://books.google.com/books?id=EZ4...0cabin&f=false

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    here's a picture of the Courthouse Steps....looks a lot like the quilt....I think

    http://www.equilters.com/library/log...bin_part5.html

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    Oh....great.....glad you found it.

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    Me too - Courthouse Steps! One of those old-timey blocks you seldom see anymore.

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