Dove at the Window Quilt: A Bible Block Pattern

Dove at the Window Bible quilt block

"And the dove came in to him in the evening, and lo, in her mouth, was an olive leaf."    Genesis 8:10

Quilt Block Information From Charlotte Bull

There are at least 13 different or varied patterns with Dove in the name. Some look like a Bear Paw pattern, some like Hen and Chickens, and one is a variation of the Drunkard's Path. But all remind us of the story of Noah and the flood.

Dove at the Window 12" Block Pattern Instructions

What makes this Dove at the Window quilt pattern more difficult is that it has several Y seams.

You can find instructions for making a Y seam Quilting Tips: Y-Seam Construction.

Using the PDF to Get Your Cutting Instructions

You will find the templates for this block at PDF for this block. The rotary cutting instructions are at PDF for this block.

Piecing the Block by Sections

After studying the block I decided to piece this block in the following order.
dove step 1 dove step 2
dove step 3 dove step 4

2007 Judy Anne Breneman and Charlotte Bull (For your personal use only. Please write to Judy Anne for permission before you copy this for others.)

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Here are some of the other patterns called Dove at the Window.
The EQ6 software has these patterns.

Dove at the Window patterns