One block patchwork and quilting of the most popular, is the block "Log Cabin". Besides featuring a beautiful design, manufacture is relatively easy. This block can be an excellent choice because it offers a variety of parameters and variations, so popular with beginners as well as a quilter is more experienced.
Block "Log Cabin" begins with a shape, usually square as its center, then surrounded with a rectangular patters which varied by the color of light and dark fabrics.
"Log Cabin" is generally used as a blanket or bed cover designs. According to some references, this block is found in the Atlantic, the United States in 1869 from the sign on Log Cabins quilt was made. But Barbara Brackman database declare this block is starting to catch back to the blanket design in the area of Kansas, USA in the 1980's.
Another source, namely The British Quilt Heritage Project found that the Log Cabin quilt was made at the beginning of the second quarter of the 19th century. Block "Log Cabin" on the other hand, have been found in the design of wood carvings, fabrics, and embroidery.
American woman is often called the blanket which he created with the events and traditions in daily life. This pattern resembles the American tradition of building a house from logs (logs). On this basis, then "Log Cabin" in the country, Uncle Sam became one of the most popular patterns for patchwork quilt.
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