August Rolling Nine Patch blocks: Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop

Hello quilting friends! Summer is sadly winding down here in northern Minnesota.  My children have returned to college, and I have the first little glimmer of longing to decorate for autumn.  Thankfully, I am still in full swing with the 2017 Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop. I am sewing my blocks with the beautiful and… Continue reading August Rolling Nine Patch blocks: Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop

July Propeller blocks: Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop

Hello quilting friends! Wow, we\'re past the mid-way mark in the 2017 Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop! The July \"Propeller\" block is the seventh block in the series, with just five months to go.  And isn\'t this Propeller block a cutie?This block is easy to construct, but occasionally my tired evening sewing brain wanted to… Continue reading July Propeller blocks: Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop

April Star & Cross blocks: Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop

Happy April everyone! It\'s time for another update on my 2017 Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop.  Last month I shared my six Box in a Box blocks, which was a super cute and easy block pattern. This month we make our Star & Cross blocks. These blocks take a bit more time, as there are… Continue reading April Star & Cross blocks: Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop

March Box in a Box blocks: Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop

It’s March in Minnesota.  A little over a week ago, we had one day where temps soared into the 70s.  Then just two days ago, parts of our state saw 8 inches of snow!  It can make a person a little cranky.  Thank goodness I’m part of the 2017 Patchwork Quilt Along with FatQuarter Shop.  I’m… Continue reading March Box in a Box blocks: Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop

February Diamond Panes Blocks: Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop

We\'re midway through February, so that means we are already onto our second block in the Fat Quarter Shop 2017 Patchwork Quilt Along! Last month I shared my six Souvenir of Friendship blocks.  This month our block is called Diamond Panes.  It is a snap to sew together, and yet I made a silly mistake.  Whoops!Here… Continue reading February Diamond Panes Blocks: Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop