Quote Originally Posted by ghostrider View Post
To my knowledge it's known as the Snowball and 9-Patch. It's quite old. These two are from the 1900-1920 period, courtesy of the Quilt Index at MSU. They can be done on point
http://www.quiltindex.org/fulldisplay.php?kid=47-7B-5C1
or straight
http://www.quiltindex.org/fulldisplay.php?kid=47-7B-306

Is that what you remember?
That's all I've ever heard it called.