This is the second block in the farmer’s wife sampler where you can—not necessarily, but you can—see a swastika. And though I didn’t mind in Farmer’s Puzzle, I objected to it now. Hence, I watched out for other ways of doing a basket weave block, and I found lots of. A very popular way of sewing a basket weave is this:
I might even have liked it better if I had used four different prints so that the white one wasn’t as dominant as it is now. But at least I reached my goal: no national socialism in this block.