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The Darktown Patchwork Quilt

The Darktown Patchwork Quilt

One day we saw how a quilt of 13 × 13 retales could be divided into eleven squares. We will continue with the remnants and I will ask you to try to find out how the Darktown ladies combined eleven square scraps - none of which contained less than four squares - in a 12 × 12 quilt.

I say that each piece should not contain less than four patches or squares because if not, there would be two possible answers. This is one way we have the creators of riddles to make riddles of scraps. Whenever I have said that there is a way to solve it using one square per piece, it has been solved in another way, as if it were another puzzle. So let's see if you find out both answers.

Here are the two solutions mentioned: