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Friday, February 5, 2016

Circa 2016

Hourglass | Make 28
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Cutting for 2 blocks
from 2 prints cut 1 | 3-1/2" squares | cut diagonally twice
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Use photo to layout and assemble block
Unfinished block should measure 2-3/4"

Monday, February 1, 2016

Blue Skies and Aunt Lucy

The weather was beautiful so Aunt Lucy and I went outside for a photo.
Our newest pieced block of the month will be starting soon and I  
don't want you to miss out. Aunt Lucy's Medallion Quilt by Lori Smith
is a great sampler quilt made from 3" and 6" pieced blocks and a
 beautiful 15" center medallion. Think about joining us. 
You can find all the details and sign up here.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Circa 2016

Nine Patch | Make 12
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Cutting for one block
from light print cut 4 | 1-1/4" squares
from dark print cut 1 | 1-1/4" square
from dark print cut 4 | 1-1/4" squares
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Use photo to layout and assemble block
Unfinished block should measure 2-3/4"

Monday, January 25, 2016

Mrs. Holder's Hexagons

A little fussy cutting can go a long way.
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Read more about Mrs' Holder's quilt here
We still have starters kits available here.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Circa 2016

Lets get started with a few Circa 2016 details.
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Posts will appear each Friday until quilt is complete.
Blocks will finish 2-1/4" and 3"
Quilt will finish approximately 48" x 55"
So sorry but there will not be a kit for this project.
This is a perfect quilt for all your scraps. I have been 
busy getting mine ready. Take a look at my new scrap drawer
I am ready for a scrappy year of sewing, are you?
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Pinwheel
Make 4 | 2-1/4" finished pinwheel blocks - cutting for 1 block
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from medium print cut 2 | 2-1/4" squares
from dark print cut 2 | 2-1/4" squares
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Make half square triangles using 2-1/4" squares and the following technique.
draw diagonal line on wrong side of medium square
sew 1/4" on each side of line
cut on line | press toward dark | square units to 1-5/8"
Need a visual, check out this tutorial
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Use photo to layout and assemble blocks
Unfinished blocks should measure 2-3/4"

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Mrs. Holder's Hexagons


Mrs Holder started this fabulous Concentric Hexagon Quilt in 1860.
Join me as I add this fun project to my sewing basket. I will work on it
 as time allows and post my progress here, on Instagram and Facebook.
Kit includes 
2 | 1/2" packages of hexagon papers
1 | 1/2" acrylic template
8 fabrics to get you started
Color photo of Mrs. Holder's quilt
Kit is $30.00 and you can order one here