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Mexican Pinwheel

27-1/2" block
This original block pattern is included in
Ten Favorite Le Moyne Based Stars

TO ORDER the book: Click here Marsha McCloskey's Books

Marsha's Mexican Pinwheel block can also be found as a digital download at My EQ Boutique:
(Use the promo code STARS15 at checkout to get 15% off Feathered Star Quilt Blocks I and II. Offer applies to Marsha McCloskey products only. Expires 12/31/13.)

If you have downloaded a version of the Mexican Pinwheel called Cupid's Dart from The Kansas City Star, the author/designer of this year’s “Rubies, Diamonds and Garnets, Too” block-of-the-month project used the block design without permission was in violation of copyright law. The Kansas City Star encourages you to destroy that pattern and instructions and wait for the substitute centerpiece. They apologize for any inconvenience.

If you have started on the block and intend to use it in their block-of-the-month project quilt, The Kansas City Star encourages you to use the original Mexican Pinwheel design and instructions by Marsha McCloskey. Marsha cannot vouch for the accuracy of the Cupid’s Dart instructions.

If you have already purchased a download of the Cupid's Dart block, please email The Kansas City Star at and they will send you a new centerpiece for their online block-of-the-month project quilt when it is ready.