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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…

Traditional Block Thursday: Shoo-Fly

I am so excited about this week’s Traditional Blog Tutorial! #tbt Printer-Friendly Version The Shoo-Fly block is one of the simplest of traditional patchworks. This is a block that a little girl might have made when beginning to learn to sew. It is named after a shoo-fly plant which is a wild plant with domed…

Traditional Block Thursday: 16-Patch Block

Today’s tutorial features our last strip-pieced block. This one is actually a mite easier than the nine-patch, so this should go quickly for you! Printer-Friendly Version Fabric needed: 2 – 3.5″ x width of fabric strips. I used two beautiful prints from Penny Rose’s Meadow collection. Put the right sides together and stitch a 1/4″…

Traditional Block Thursday: 9-Patch

How is the strip piecing going? We are going to mix in a little twist with the strip piecing and show you a simple 9-patch block whose layout has limitless possibilities. Most of the blocks that we will make this year use the nine-patch layout. Printer-Friendly Version Fabric needed: One 4.5″ strip x width of…

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