The true lovers’ knot in the middle and the feather hammock used . . . in the border, are well-known traditional patterns.
The text is from page 95 of Traditional Quilting: Its Story and Practice, by Mavis Fitzrandolph, 1954, and the art is based on the diagram from page 81. Click here to read the book online, or download it free, from the Internet Archive.
artwork by Joanne Stanbridge 2013