Between Heaven and Texas Blog Hop

Posted Friday, May 3rd, 2013 in Quilting | Read More

One of my favorite authors, Marie Bostwick, had a new book released this week.  The Quilting Gallery is hosting a blog hop with free star patterns each day to celebrate.

Between Heaven and Texas Blog Hop

On Tuesday I went to The Quilt Shop in Bryan, Ohio with my friend Kris and purchased turquoise and orange batik fabrics to make the star blocks.  I made three of the blocks to date. I don’t want to make my blocks scrappy so I am drawing them in EQ7 using a background fabric and the two colors.

Stay tuned for more turquoise and orange blocks!

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Happy Quilting Quilt-Along

Posted Saturday, August 20th, 2011 in Quilting | Read More

I finished the Modern Row Robin quilt-along last week. My friend Kris told me of a new quilt-along that started this week. This is called Happy Quilting Quilt-Along. We are making 6 different stars in all, with 2 new stars introduced each week.

My plans are to make a table runner with the six different stars. The pattern calls for sashing around each block which is then cut at an angle to make the blocks “wonky”. Because I want to make a smaller project, I am not going to make my blocks “wonky”.

To see the directions or to join the quilt-along, visit this blog.

I have completed the first 2 blocks. Directions are given for each star in five different sizes. I chose the smallest size, 9 inch blocks.

Block 1

Block 2

New block patterns are added to the Happy Quilting blog on Mondays and Fridays. See you next week!

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