My students chose their favorite patchwork patterns. [Astonishing that their favorites fell on adjacent pages!] I asked them to reproduce those patterns on construction paper squares.
Corn and Beans
Unbelievably complex are those quilt squares! I can only imagine the hours and hours women labored over such quilts. And stitched by hand!
We borrowed this interesting book from our local library. Perhaps you can locate a copy at your community library?