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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…

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…

Traditional Block Thursday: Crosses & Losses

This installment of Traditional Block Thursday #tbt features a very simple half square triangle block, Crosses & Losses. Also known as Goose & Goslings, Fox & Geese, and Bouncing Betty, this block is easy to put together and allows for many drastically different looks, depending on your color choices. *I used three colors for my…

TBT Modern: Crosses and Losses

In this week’s Traditional Block Thursday post, Bonnie showed us how to make this lovely Crosses and Losses quilt block. All kinds of thoughts ran through my mind when I saw this….butterflies, wings, Star Wars X-Wing space ships, and bow ties. With such a fun and versatile block, you could change the entire look and…

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…

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