Tag: quilt blocks

Squaring Wall Quilts with Lynette Jensen

Lynette Jensen is back with another lovely quilt pattern from the Thimbleberries Project of the Month Club! This wall quilt (or holiday table topper) is called Winterscape and it’s an easy project that looks great all winter long! Here’s what Lynette had to say about it… How fun to have a small, easy project for…

dresden plate table runner

The Versatile Dresden Plate Quilt Block

The Dresden Plate quilt block is one of the most popular quilt designs. But did you know how versatile it is? Below we give you some ideas for using the Dresden Plate to make a variety of quilting projects, plus tips on how to re-size the plates. With this information, you’ll be serving up all…

designing a quilt tea

Designing a Quilt with a Tea Theme

Welcome to our tea party! Today our theme is about designing a quilt with a tea theme, inspired by the Thirties Tea Quilt by Diane Nagle of Peddlecar Quilts for RJR Fabrics. We have some tips from Diane, a schematic for a Broken Dishes mug rug based on the quilt, and other tea-themed quilt designs. So have…

flying geese quilt

How to Make Flying Geese Quilt Units

Quilts with flying geese units find fans among quilters of all types. Depending on the size, formation, and colors used, flying geese quilts can look antique or modern. You can use flying geese for borders or fill an entire quilt top with them. Traditionally, flying geese blocks consist of one large triangle in one color…

river rock block of the month

Benefits of BOMs (Block of the Month Quilts)

Do you have UFOs piling up? Do you want to make a large quilt but don’t think you have the time? Or you want to get started quilting but the thought of a big project overwhelms you? Or maybe the cost of purchasing all that fabric at once doesn’t fit your budget. What if I…

pre-cut quilt kit

How to Make a Quilt Without Cutting or Math

From the time I first became aware of quilting, as an adolescent, it’s been my dream to make a quilt in the Double Wedding Ring (DWR) pattern. I not only loved the design, but the name sounded so romantic. This was back in the 1970s, when quilting experienced a revival and hope chests were still…