Pinwheel Patterns

The Pinwheel pattern, believed to have emerged in the 19th century, has remained popular for its simplicity and visual appeal. It is reminiscent of a child's toy that spins when exposed to air or wind.

Consisting of triangular pieces rotating around a central point, the Pinwheel pattern resembles pinwheels. It became sought after among quilters aiming to showcase their skills by infusing their quilts with dynamic movement.

Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, the Pinwheel pattern has endured as a design staple, inspiring numerous variations and interpretations by quilters worldwide. These creations have been passed down through generations, becoming cherished heirlooms.
Today, the Pinwheel design continues to enjoy widespread popularity, seamlessly integrated into quilt designs of all styles, from traditional to modern.