By pure coincidence, I ran across this beautiful patchwork U.S. Map on See Kate Sew right after I read Katie Wilson’s post on 50 State Mottos Come to Life.
Kate’s patchwork tutorial is fabulous, covering how to generate the state-shaped patterns on your computer and assemble the whole thing without too much sewing. As she says, “When you’re finished, Colorado will be your new favorite state. Perfectly rectangular.”
How-To: A U.S. Map in Patchwork