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TBT Modern: Quilt Construction

  Here we are! It’s the final day of TBT Modern and we are assembling all of those pretty blocks into one big quilt top! As usual, Bonnie has given us fantastic instructions for putting it all together here. I think I really love the idea of a sampler quilt. As I progressed through the various…

TBT Modern: Weather Vane

  Today marks our final quilt block tutorial for Traditional Block Thursday! I hope you have enjoyed following along and learning a new trick or two from Bonnie. Today, Bonnie shows us how to make this beautiful Weather Vane quilt block. The Weather Vane block pulls together several different techniques she has taught us over…

Weather vane

Traditonal Block Thursday: Weather Vane

Our last block for our #tbt Traditional Block Thursday is this beautiful Weather Vane Block. This block “dates back to the time when great-grandmother used that commodity to ‘calc’late a change,’ instead of listening to a scientific forecast on the radio. But her pattern, the weather vane, is one of the loveliest of our old-time…

Sew Simple Shapes

Sew Simple Shapes

  Today we get to talk about these fun little shapes designed by Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs. Sew Simple Shapes are templates used for applique work and Lori has created tutorials to show you various ways of using these handy little pieces of plastic perfection. Lori’s first tutorial shows you how to use…