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Traditional Block Thursday: Flying Geese

We are on to another technique here at #tbt Traditional Block Thursday. I am using the lovely Isabella collection from Penny Rose Fabrics to create these flying geese today. A little background about the flying goose block: the “goose” is the big triangle in the middle. They “sky” pieces are the two little triangles on…

RBD Back-to-School Blog Tour: Quiltscapes

Fall sports are a beloved all-American tradition, but sitting in the cold for hours on end isn’t so fun! Deonn from Quiltscapes has put together this bold and bright Pack-Along Stadium Blanket, featuring Riley Blake Houndstooth and School Colors fabrics. Now that’s a cozy way to show your school pride! Take a look at this…

TBT Modern: Flying Geese

It’s time for another TBT Modern as once again I attempt to recreate Bonnie’s Traditional Block Thursdayblocks with a Modern aesthetic. I say “attempt” because I felt that today’s block was only partially successful. I really liked how this monochromatic block turned out. The shades of green look so fresh and earthy. I could make…

Traditional Block Thursday: Ohio Star

The Ohio Star got it’s name in the early 1930’s, after it was published in Capper’s Farmer. It wasn’t a new block, that’s just when the name stuck. It has many aliases depending on how many fabrics are used and the fabric placement, including: Variable Star, Lone Star, Texas Spangled, Flying Crow, etc. The star…

TBT Modern: Ohio Star

I am pretty crazy about today’s TBT Modern quilt block! Today, Bonnie is showing us how to make the Ohio Star (just one of it’s many names). As I started looking at the block, along with the alternate ideas at the end of the post, I realized how versatile this block could be. Bonnie shows…

TBT Modern: Hourglass

Today is Traditional Block Thursday at Penny Rose and Bonnie is showing us how to make this fun Hourglass quilt block! She teaches us a quarter square triangle technique here, so we get to take the half square triangle to the next level – yes, we’re walking on the wild side! My points weren’t all…