Saturday, May 30, 2015

2015 Quilt Block of the Month Review - Block FOUR

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Quilt Pattern Block of the Month
How to make 2 different size triangles from one fabric square HERE

Block Four
Friendship Star

A Triangle Quilt Pattern Block
4 Triangles

5 Squares 5”’ x 5”
Sew as shown

A Scrappy Triangle Quilt Pattern Block




Smaller Block

4 Triangles
5 Squares 4”’ x 4”
Sew as shown


Triangle Quilt Pattern Block



Center of finished quilt
Scrappy Triangles quilt pattern book


If you missed Block 5 it is HERE for you,


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Thursday, May 28, 2015

2015 Block of the Month Quilt Pattern - Block THREE

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Quilt Pattern of the MONTH
How to make 2 different size triangles for one fabric square  HERE

Block Three
Darting Birds

How to piece a quilt block

 Large Block 13 1/2" x 13 1/2"
Make 6 Triangles
3 Squares 5”’ x 5”
Sew as shown


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How to piece a quilt block, Darting Birds

Smaller Block 10 1/2" x 10 1/2"
Make 6 Triangles
3 Squares 4”’ x 4”

Sew as shown

How to piece a quilt block using triangles


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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

2015 Quilt Block of the Month Pattern Review - Pattern TWO

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How to make 2 different size triangles for one fabric square  HERE

Cat’s Cradle

Larger Block 13 1/2" x 13 1/2" 
Make 6 Triangles
3 Squares 5”’ x 5”
Sew as shown






Smaller Block 10 1/2" x 10 1/2"
Make 6 Triangles
3 Squares 4”’ x 4”
Sew as shown

Finished Quilt Center
Scrappy Triangle Quilt by Beth Strub


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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Never TOO Old for a NEW Hobby

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I'm having a ball with my new hobby ! 
Still working on a printer and I'm learning and learning. 
Advised (Told) to get a site up ASAP, so here I go. 
Stop over and see, HERE I will post regularly


Photography by Beth Ann Strub of The Quilt Ladies



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2015 Quilt Block of the Month Pattern Review Block ONE

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I'm going to share all the blocks so far of my 2015 Block of the Month Quilt Patterns

Let's get started !

How to piece the Triangles for 2 different sizes from one block go HERE

Large Blocks have a finished size of 13 ½” x 13 ½”Small Blocks have a finished size of 10 ½” x 10 ½” 10 
Quilt Patterns in 2 different sizes, made into a 68" x 83" 

I've used Charm Packs, if you like just cut your squares 5" x 5"

Quilt Block of the Month January

Autumn Trails

Large Block 13 1/2" x 13" 
Make 7 Triangles 
2 Squares 5” x 5”
Sew as shown

Same piecing for smaller block, I did not do them with the same fabric placement,
You do as YOU like.

how to piece a quilt block Autumn Trials Quilt Pattern Tutorial



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Smaller Block 10 1/2" x 10 1/2"
Make 7 Triangles
2 Squares 4”’ x 4”
Sew as shown

how to piece a quilt block tutorial




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Friday, May 22, 2015

Free Quilt Pattern for YOU

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Quilt Block Pattern


Finished Block Four Inch by Four Inch

Here's a sample quilt pattern block

 From my book HERE

Quilt Pattern Bonny Scotland quilt pattern tutorial


Quilt Pattern Bonny Scotland quilt pattern tutorial

Cut 2 Green – 1 7/8” x 1 7/8”
Cut 2 White – 1 7/8” x 1 7/8”
Make Triangles (4)

Cut 2 Red – 1 7/8” x 1 7/8”
Cut 2 White – 1 7/8” x 1 7/8”
Make Triangles (4)

Cut 2 Green – 1 7/8” x 1 7/8”
Cut 2 Dark Green – 1 7/8” x 1 7/8”
Make Triangles (4)

Cut 2 Red – 1 7/8” x 1 7/8”
Cut 2 Dark Green – 1 7/8” x 1 7/8”
Make Triangles (4)


Sew as Shown

Quilt Pattern Bonny Scotland quilt pattern tutorial

Thirteen Quilt Pattern Blocks


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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Old Quilts

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A Trip to the Manatee Village 


blue and white quilt

blue and white quilt

These were in the house, 
the house 

white house in florida


scrap quilt on old iron bed







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Monday, May 18, 2015

May Quilt Pattern Block of the MONTH

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Block of the Month - May

How to Piece Triangles for the quilt HERE

Block Five

Jack and Four


Triangle Quilt Pattern Block Tutorial

4 Triangles
5 Squares 5”’ x 5”
Sew as shown


Triangle Quilt Pattern Block Tutorial


Smaller Block

4 Triangles
5 Squares 4”’ x 4”
Sew as shown 



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Thursday, May 14, 2015

My 15 Quilt Books EVERY Quilter Needs !

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I LOVE books and there is nothing better to me than a quilt book ! ! So, here is MY opinion of the 15 MUST HAVE Quilt books for ALL Quilter's

I've added a link for each book, MOST may be purchased  new or used and I've seen a few at our local Goodwill book store, so shop around. Don't forget the library too !
I own all the books pictured here, pictures were taken on my sewing room floor. 
I know the books I'm sharing ! 

15 Quilt Books every Quilters needs


This is the FIRST Quilt book I ever purchased ! 
Lap Quilting 
by Georgia Bonesteel 

15 Quilt Books every Quilter Needs


 I was honored to be able to attend an all day workshop given by Jeana Kimball. She opened the door to Applique for me ! Thank you and the book is WONDERFUL

Red and Green An Applique Tradition
by Jeane Kimball


15 Quilt Books every Quilter Needs


Books every Quilter Needs


If you Applique here is the MASTER
Design a Baltimore Album Quilt
By Elle Sienkiewicz

Quilt Books every Quilter Needs

I purchased this years ago for cents and I go back to it time and time again. 
America's Quilts and Coverlets
By Carleton L. Sufford and Robert Bishop

15 Quilt Books every Quilter Needs


Being an Iowa Girl, taking classes from them both, this is an all time GREAT book. Wonderful pictures and the every quilters guide to how to do everything in quilting.
Quilter's Complete Guide
By Marianne Fons and Liz Porter
As you can see mine is so old they have changed the cover !

Quilt Books every Quilter Needs


Nothing but pictures a quilt blocks
5500 Quilt Block Designs
By Maggie Malone


Quilt Books every Quilter Needs

A how to quilt book
Quilting School
By Ann Poe

Quilt Books every Quilter Needs

Just an all time Classic, I love this book
 Scraps, Blocks and Quilts
By Judy Martin
15 Quilt Books every Quilter Needs

The next two opened me up to thinking about borders.....
Never did it much before
Blocks, Borders, Quilts
By Sunny Steinkehler

Quilt Books every Quilter Needs

Borders, the basics and beyond
By Jill Reber

15 Quilt Books every Quilter Needs

Quick fun Quilts and all the how to's
 101 Fabulous Rotary Cut Quilts
By Judy Hopkins and Nancy Martin

15 Quilt Books every Quilter Needs


This is a newer book and looks at patterns and LOTS of quilt ideas.
Shape Workshop for Quilters

15 Quilt Books every Quilter Needs

The pictures in these next two books is worth the purchase ! ! ! Great colors and ideas
quilting those Flirty 30's 
By Cynthia Tomaszewski

15 Quilt Books every Quilter Needs


 Creative Combinations
By Carol Doaks
15 Quilt Books every Quilter Needs

AND Last but NEVER least, 
Make a Quilt Bag

Fabulous Fat Quarter Bags
By Susan Briscoe

Quilt Books every Quilter Needs


What started all this?????
I purchased a new book shelf.....getting them out of piles !

15 Quilt Books every Quilter Needs




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