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Monday, June 29, 2015

Summer Sampler | Week Four

Using your block tool make the following 4" blocks
Monkey Wrench 52 | Broken Dish 18
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Bonus Block | Nine Patch
cut 5 | 1-7/8" dark squares and 4 | 1-7/8" light squares
 Piece together using photo for layout.

Bonus Block | Shoofly
cut 4 | 1-7/8" light squares and 1 | 1-7/8" dark square 
cut 2 | 2-3/8" from light and dark.
1. Make half square triangles by drawing a diagonal line on wrong
side of light square | sew 1/4" on each side of line | 
cut on line | press toward dark | square units to 1-7/8"
2. Layout and piece block using photo placement.


Monday, June 22, 2015

Summer Sampler | Week Three

Using your block tool make the following 4" blocks
Snowball 82 | Arkansas Crossroads 3 | Walking Star 96 | Flying Geese 33

Monday, June 15, 2015

Summer Sampler | Week Two

Using your block tool make the following 4" blocks
Homeward Bound 42 | Signature Friendship 79 | Indian Star 44
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Bonus Block | Pinwheel Four Patch
cut 2 | 2-1/2" dark squares
cut 4 | 2" squares dark and light
1. Make half square triangles by drawing a diagonal line on wrong
side of light square | sew 1/4" on each side of line | 
cut on line | press toward dark | square units to 1-1/2"
Check out this tutorial for a visual of this technique.
Layout block using photo.


Saturday, June 13, 2015

Flag Day

Tomorrow is Flag Day so I thought a re-post of
 this little project would be perfect. Enjoy!
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Make our little quilted flag.
- Chose 9 blue prints and cut a 1" strip
of each. Piece a 9-patch.
- Chose 4 red prints and 3 light prints.
cut a 1" strip of each.
- Top section - strip piece a red-light-red
unit and cut 4" long, attach to 9-patch
- Bottom section - strip piece a
light-red-light-red unit and cut 5-1/2"
 long. Attach to top section.
- Quilt as desired and bind with a single
thickness binding.
- Attach to a dowel or twig from your yard.