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Steamer Trunk Treasure Quilt and the Cross Block

I’ve just uploaded to YouTube a video on the Cross Block for my Steamer Trunk Treasure quilt.  This is a quilt I designed several years ago to showcase a collection of fabrics I designed for Windham Fabrics.  393 more words

Happy Accident

As I continue to clean and dig I keep coming across old projects.  Today it was this little tin of 1-1/2″ squares with a snowball block on top.  101 more words


365 Challenge Quilt Update

I have not written about this project for a while…..

Ich habe über dieses Projekt schon lange nichts geschrieben…..

During April, May and June we have been working on 6″ light blocks.   197 more words

From 5 fabric strips to quilt block video tutorial

A while ago I made a similar block with 4 fabric strips of the same width. This time I tried with 5 fabric strips of different widths and this is one of the blocks I got. 100 more words


From 3 fabric strips to quilt block - video tutorial

Another experimental block or blocks this week.

I’m looking to give it a name. Some fellow quilters have suggested a number of them: Half stripped, The Zipper block, Ripper Zipper, Reflections, Chameleon, Disguised, Topsy turvey, Arrows, Tricuadra, The Envelope, Flip-a-Dee-doo-da!, My joy, Strip Tease, Robbins of life, Directions. 94 more words


From strips to quilt block: two blocks and the same

These two quilt designs are made with the same block. Can you believe that?

Both are made the same way though he result is quite different. 48 more words


Playing around

It’s amazing what one can do with some half square triangles…

I had a little time to spend in the sewing room yesterday and I’ve been meaning to make one more pillow cover for our family room. 412 more words