I challenged myself with the Little Bit Different block-of-the-month program which features 6" x 9" blocks. I found some tremendous benefits by changing from squares to rectangles. Here are my top three reasons to stretch your quilt blocks.
Tags: 6x9 blocks, little bit different BOM
Different is Good!
It's okay to be different. Maybe it co...
Let's hope the clouds from April Showers part long enough to give us a glimpse of twinkling stars, because that is the theme for this month's block. Back in March, I played with the classic churn dash quilt block, and this month we are drawing inspiration from the heavens for our Stretched Star. The...
Tags: little bit different BOM, stretched star block
Who doesn't love dinosaurs?!?
Triceratops has always been my favorite. What about you, do you have a favorite dinosaur?
And it's even better when they are in fabric form. I had the pleasure of making a sample with the new Stomp, Stomp, Roar collection by Stacy Ist Hsu for Moda. Fat Quarter...
Tags: jelly roll quilts, strip sets
March is coming in like a lion! There has definitely been some wild weather this winter in the US, but spring is on it's way. I am celebrating with a cheery green churn dash that is just a little bit different. Here is my Long Dash block, #3 in the 2023 Block of the Month that features rectangular b...
Tags: contained quilt, little bit different BOM, long dash block
Last Saturday was National QOV Sewing Day so I participated by making the Split Back Star for their Block Drive.
You can sew along with me and see how this block comes together with the replay of my First Saturday Live Stream:
Time for Trimming
Tags: QOV, Quilts of Valor, star quilt blocks
The two essential tools I used while makin...