Hands All Around: Alcotts at War 12 pieced stars inspired by Little Women. BOM by Barbara Brackman 2021. PDF Download Now.



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Hands All Around: Alcotts at War
12 pieced stars inspired by Little Women. BOM by Barbara Brackman 2021.
Twelve stellar blocks celebrating the Alcott Family of Concord, Massachusetts, their friends and associates during the Civil War.

Color PDF to print yourself. $12
The 15-page pattern sheet package features rotary cutting instructions for a dozen sawtooth stars in three sizes 8", 12" & 16". You also get instructions for three simple sets.

Hands All Around is a sampler: a variety of simple sawtooth stars, good for kids, beginning piecers—-or anyone who loves the geometry of traditional patchwork.
Check Barbara's Civil War blog on the second Wednesday each month in 2021 for a story:


The stories go back to Louisa May Alcott's Civil War experiences. She's remembered for Little Women, which may be the great American Civil War novel with its tale of the March family but Little Women is fiction. We’ll look at the March family’s counterparts, real-life Alcotts, and how they fought the war against slavery.

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This past year I wasn't able to follow along. I have it printed and just maybe -- I can still manage this year. Love all your quilting patterns and history.

Vickie Devore Dec 25, 2021

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Awesome pattern. Download recieved super quickly.

Pamela Wendel Jan 23, 2021

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Informative quilt book, clear instructions

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I love Barbara Brackman. This is not the first BOM I have purchased from her and will not be the last.

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