|Single Irish Chain|
"Printed fabrics produce the daintiest effect, although plain colors may be used if desired" was her recommendation for fabric choices.
She showed four blocks set together as I have. I didn't make this block for my sampler because I don't think it would look right in a sampler quilt.
Even though, the Single Irish Chain quilt is still very popular. I could not find any examples of quilts made exactly like Nancy Cabot's pattern. She shows a larger center square and a row around the center block which seems to have been dropped off over the years.
This one from Udderly Precious is the closest example I could find-