Tag Archives: Quilt Blocks

Vintage Quilt by Simply Retro


After completing the Star Light Star Bright Quilt Along, I must admit that I am pretty tired of Half Square Triangles. I’m also ready for something without a deadline. The Vintage Quilt found in Camille Roskelley’s book Simply Retro fits the bill. Simple, sweet and no half square triangles. It is only 12 blocks and … Continue reading

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Friday Finish | Moda Candy Quilt


The finished project. Here’s the back: I love the tiny detail in these fabrics And the teeny tiny pinwheels in the corner. Oh Sew Sweet! Very aptly named, don’t ya think? If you’re local, you can purchase these fabrics and pattern from Rachel’s Quilt Patch. If not, here’s what I used: Moda Vin du Jour … Continue reading

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Wednesday WIP | Moda Candy Quilt


Jelly Bean Quilt using Moda Candy Squares I started a new project. It’s little and cute. This pattern uses Moda Candy Squares which are simply 2 1/2″ squares of fabrics. There are 42 squares in a pkg and enough to make a tiny quilt. This one is supposed to measure 22″x22″ when it’s finished. However, … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Wife Quilt | Spider Web & Single Wedding Star

#83 Spider Web

First off, I wanted to let you know that I’m also over at the Polyface Hen House today talking about How to find a Farmer. Be sure to join the discussion there! It’s been a while since I’ve been able to work on my Farmer’s Wife Quilt. This week I finished 2 squares and cut … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Wife Quilt | 40 Blocks Completed

Farmer's Wife Quilt {WIP}

I started this quilt on March 26 of this year. My focus of this quilt is to enjoy the journey. It’s my stress-relief. No time requirements and no restrictions. I’ve decided to give myself at least 5 years to complete it. So far it’s going really well. There are 111 Blocks for a Queen Size … Continue reading

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Spinning Stars Quilt | Blocks 4-9

spinning stars completed 2

Hurray! It’s done! On Friday afternoon, I had the opportunity to complete the top of this quilt. Thank you, Lord, for rainy days! Here are the rest of my blocks: I was so excited to be able to make every single square different from the others. Here’s my completed top: Now to finish putting the … Continue reading

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Spinning Stars Quilt | Block 3

spinning star square 3

I’m probably boring you all to death, but believe it or not, posting about each block is really keeping me motivated. On Friday night, I spent the evening cutting out the remaining 6 blocks, so now all I have to do is sew them all together. I did manage to sort the fabrics so that … Continue reading

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Spinning Stars Quilt | Block 2

spinning star square 2

It’s amazing how all these pieces fit together to form a block. I have found that laying them out before trying to sew them together makes things come together smoothly. I’m on a roll. Here’s block #2. I like the way this one turned out better than my first block. Two down, seven more to … Continue reading

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Spinning Stars Quilt | Block 1

spinning star square 1

While I was in Washington at a farm conference over the weekend, my fabrics for the Spinning Stars Quilt-Along arrived. Woohoo! I’m very happy with them. They are nice quality and the colors are almost exact to what I could see online. So, here’s my official palette of fabrics: I’ve decided to add a periwinkle … Continue reading

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Learning to Make Hexagons

hexagon 1

As a child, an old family quilt covered my bed. The pattern was hexagons. I never fully appreciated that quilt until later in life. I’m not sure what happened to it, but I haven’t seen it in years. Pinterest brought to mind that heirloom quilt and I decided to give the hexagon a try. Who … Continue reading

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