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Traditional Block Thursday: Pinwheels

Are you ready for some more traditional block fun? I am finding that so many of the traditional blocks have half square triangles in them somewhere – really such a versatile block. Our block this week is the pinwheel block. I opted to make 4 pinwheel blocks to put together, but you could definitely just…

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!!!…

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…

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…

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″…

Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Bonnie Rose Quilt

Hello Riley Blake readers!  It’s me, Melissa Corry from Happy Quilting and I am so excited to be back here at Riley Blake to share another Design Team Tutorial with you 🙂  With my upcoming book release, Irish Chain Quilts: Contemporary Twists on a Classic Design, it’s no surprise that I have Irish Chains on the brain 😉…

Squared to the Max

Instructor: Katie Ellis I am so excited to be here and share a fun project with you all. My name is Katie and I create over at ChooChoo Skadoo. I am going to share with you all how to make this adorable quilt using the Military Max collection. This is a good size quilt; 74″x94″….

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