Category Archive: blocks

What I’ve been up to

It turns out that after a retreat it takes a little time to get back to reality. And then there’s a guild meeting and a holiday. Today is my official catch up on… Continue reading

Taking care of business

Hello! I’m in business mode this week, having just come off a very successful event for NJMQG– March Madness. I’m tackling my quilty to-do list like the proactive person I wish I was,… Continue reading

Curves and straightaways

I’ve been doing so much piecing lately that it felt really good to make progress quilting my gold and gray circle quilt. To recap a bit, I’ve been FMQing swirls in the circles.… Continue reading

More blocks

This week has been all about piecing and NJMQG meeting prep. Piecing has never been my favorite part of the quilting process, but I got so much satisfaction from making the Building Blocks:… Continue reading

Building Blocks – HSTs

I’ve been loving half square triangles (HSTs) lately. They were the building blocks for some of my favorite recent quilts, like the BFF quilt and the Mihow quilt. There are just so many… Continue reading

WIP Wednesday 3.5.14

For a small quilt, this has felt like a long project. I wanted to learn and practice curved piecing, and though it went very well, it was not the type of project you… Continue reading

Love Letters

My husband is the best when it comes to my quilting addiction. He is supportive and interested, he surprises me with fabric when he travels for work and gets me gifts that would… Continue reading

Every little thing

I’ve been working on a few projects that I can’t share with you yet, but I did a few things that I can. I free motion quilted the original hexacabin top (which can… Continue reading

The Hexacabin tutorial

I’ve been wanting to make a hexagon quilt for a long, long time, but I’m not a huge fan of repetitive piecing or hand-stitching. I wracked my brain for a long time about… Continue reading