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Old 03-20-2019, 09:46 AM
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So glad to find this board! Thanks for adding me.

I have found a hand sewn 1950s quilt top but can't identify the block pattern. The pieces are all identical and are almost a bow (or nuclear reactor) shape. I bet you all will know it, and appreciate any help you can offer.

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Old 03-20-2019, 09:49 AM
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Those are known as apple cores. Welcome to the board.
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Old 03-20-2019, 09:50 AM
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What an apt name, thanks so much!
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Old 03-20-2019, 10:07 AM
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Welcome and although the pattern is apple core, I think nuclear reactor is a cute name too!
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Old 03-20-2019, 10:38 AM
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Hi Maxine, welcome to the board!
I really love those old fabrics. So cute!
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Old 03-20-2019, 11:11 AM
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Apple core it is. And I remember my grandmother quilting with fabrics from the 50s.
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Old 03-20-2019, 12:19 PM
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I kind of like nuclear reactor!
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Old 03-20-2019, 02:14 PM
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Welcome, maxine! What a charming quilt you found. I hope to make an apple core quilt someday.
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I have tons of apple cores cut. when ever i get the quilt made i think i will be apple cored out!!
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Welcome to the board. Lucky to find the old quilt.
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