The Whirlwind Quilt Block goes by a bunch of other names - Modern Envelope, Twin Sisters, Water Wheel, etc, etc. The traditional Whirlwind quilt block uses only 2 colors but this variation uses 4 fabrics. I'll show you 2 different ways to sew this block together and talk about another way that I've seen online.
The Chicago Geese block is easy and quick to sew together. It's sort of Log Cabin, sort of Flying Geese, and looks very similar to the Wild Goose Chase block. Traditionally, it's made with a background and two colors but...you know me, I had to add more fabrics to the mix!
Today let's put together this traditional Mother's Choice quilt block! The Mother's Choice block is basically a weather vane variation that goes by a few other names such as Dove at the Windows, Fringed Square, and Laurel Wreath. There's quite a bit of sewing so let's get started!