Crossroads Quilt Along: the Intersection Block

Well here we are, on the fifth month of the Crossroads Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop. Next month we will tackle the Chain Blocks (18 of them!) and then move on to the borders in August followed by the pieced backing in September. It seems like just yesterday that I was dancing (literally) around… Continue reading Crossroads Quilt Along: the Intersection Block

Crossroads Quilt Along: the Friendship Block

Happy Friday, quilting friends!  Today I am at my annual quilt retreat (yippee!), but I completed my Friendship Blocks before I left home.  These blocks were simple to construct and easy to match points, but for all their simplicity they have a very pretty visual impact! Wouldn\'t the Friendship Blocks be lovely with scrappy flying… Continue reading Crossroads Quilt Along: the Friendship Block

Crossroads Quilt Along: Checking in with Ellie

Hello quilting friends!  Back on January 16, I wrote a post kicking off my journey on the Crossroads Quilt Along hosted by the Fat Quarter Shop.  I also introduced you to Ellie, a young quilter and family friend who is participating in the quilt along. As a seventh grade student at our local school, Ellie is… Continue reading Crossroads Quilt Along: Checking in with Ellie