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Traditional Block Thursday: Milky Way

This week’s tutorial features the Milky Way block. We are going to make the version that looks good by itself. It is one of those quilt blocks that really only looks good as an entire quilt unless modified. The true block’s pattern is only revealed when multiple blocks are put together in a straight set….

TBT Modern: Milky Way

Love this quilt block! When Bonnie told me she was doing a ‘Milky Way’ quilt block, I had no idea what to expect, but in my mind, I saw stars shining in the night sky. I was thrilled to find that the Milky Way block was a simple variation of the ‘Friendship Star’ block. Stars!!!…

TBT Modern: Jacob’s Ladder

It’s time for another TBT Modern #tbt! I am having a blast sewing along with Bonnie’s Traditional Block Thursday tutorials. Today I am showing off my modern version of Bonnie’s Jacob’s Ladder tutorial. If you have been following along with me, you know this is my first go at quilting. Up until now, I have…

Traditional Block Thursday: Maple Leaf

Hello everyone! Glad to have you along for another Traditional Block Thursday tutorial #tbt here at Penny Rose Fabrics. We are going to continue our Half Square Triangle blocks today by showing you how to make a Maple Leaf block. This block is a traditional block that got its name from its shape. It really…

Rodeo Baby

Instructor: Shelly Pagliai Hi, it’s Shelly Pagliai (Polly-Eye), from Prairie Moon Quilts, here again with another quilt tutorial for you. This time, I’ve made a boy version and a girl version of baby quilts using pieces from the Rodeo Rider fabric line by Samantha Walker for Riley Blake Designs. The pieced block in this quilt…

Traditional Block Thursday: Churn Dash

We are back again with another Traditional Block Thursday! #tbt I am excited for this week’s block because we are going to combine two piecing techniques to make the Churn Dash block. I really love the look of this block – and the versatility. The name of the block comes from the resemblance of the…

TBT MODERN: Churn Dash

Have you been following the Traditional Block Thursday (#tbt) tutorials on our Penny Rose Fabrics blog? Bonnie has been walking us through the basics of several traditional quilt blocks. If you follow along throughout the year, you will have made enough blocks to make a beautiful sampler quilt. Yes, please! I have a confession to…

Traffic Quilt

  Hi! It’s Katie from ChooChoo Skadoo and I am so excited to be here and share this quilt with you! I am using the Pieces Of Hope 2 collection. We will be making 4 different blocks; 4 of each. A total of 16 blocks. So lets get started on our Traffic Quilt! Pieces of…