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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″….

Traditional Block Thursday: Double 4-Patch

 This week for our Traditional Block Thursday tutorial, we will be continuing our love of strip-piecing by making a double 4-patch block. We will first make a 4-patch block and then we will make a larger 4-patch with the small 4-patches – thus the name of the block. Printer-Friendly Version To make your double 4-patch…