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Cumulative Effect Quilt

Happy Monday! We had such a fun time at Spring Quilt Market this year and we’re super excited to share some of the amazing projects and fabric collections displayed there. One of our favorite items on display was this absolutely stunning quilt by SLO Studio, called “Cumulative Effect.” This quilt was made entirely with Riley…

TBT Moden finished

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: Snowball

Today I am excited to show you this fun Snowball quilt block! I really love the simple look and versatility of this block. Because it is called the Snowball, I decided to make one block to go with the icy winter theme. I chose four different cool blue tones. I think a whole quilt made…

TBT Modern: Pieced Star

If you have been following along with Bonnie’s Traditional Block Thursday tutorials, you will have mastered the half square triangle and flying geese techniques. In Bonnie’s latest tutorial, the Pieced Star, she combines both techniques to make this beautiful star block. For my modern version of Bonnie’s block, I opted to use Riley Blake Olive…

TBT Modern: Variable Star

Today we tried out the Variable Star block, using Bonnie’s Traditional Block Thursday Variable Star tutorial. In Bonnie’s past two tutorials, we got a chance to play with variations of the Flying Geese block, and this was another fun and simple variation. I decided to do my first block in red and white – a…

TBT Modern: Dutchman’s Puzzle

Today’s Traditional Block Thursday is the Dutchman’s Puzzle Block. I LOVE the look of this block! It is eye-catching, has lots of movement to it, and best of all – it is easy to put together! I started out by mimicking Bonnie’s block, using two tones of yellow with white “sky.” I used: Sunshine, Daffodil, and Clean White….