Category Archive: blocks

Christmas quilt top and block pattern

Doesn’t Woody the fence look festive? The Christmas quilt top is done, and I’m celebrating! It’s my most traditional and intricate quilt to date. At 72″ square, there are more than 500 3″… Continue reading

Hippity Hop

Several embarrassingly long weeks ago, the lovely Stephanie from Late Night Quilter asked me if I’d like to participate in the Around the World Blog hop, and I thought it would be a… Continue reading

Improv medallion borders

Hi! Remember my Quilt Camp sample? It’s growing… It got this thin scrappy border early in the week. It’s just 1/2″ finished, and I decided to make each scrap about 3″ long. I wanted… Continue reading

Midsummer Moments

I’m so happy to have planned the summer the way I did, with camp for the kids in June and August and a month of unstructured summer time in between. (Even though it… Continue reading

Quilt Camp

I was teaching a lot of great skill-builder classes in the spring at Rock Paper Scissors, and during kids camp sign-up one of my students came in with a brilliant idea. “Why do… Continue reading

Blip – A baby quilt tutorial

I have a lot of respect for huge, detailed quilts. And I’ve enjoyed the satisfaction of completing one myself. But sometimes you need to make a quick baby quilt. Or you just want the… Continue reading

Green and Navy, volume and value

What a week! It started with the birth of my new nephew, a week early. When I went to visit him in Manhattan on Monday, I knew I was behind on his quilt… Continue reading

Step by Step

I was so super geared up to quilt this week. It’s a good thing too, because there was work to do. I think I did every quilting step except for binding in the… Continue reading

Weekend sewing

This weekend I sewed up a part of a block for the Skillbuilder BOM I’m participating in at Pile O Fabric. It was so satisfying to practice precision and the blocks are adorable–… Continue reading