Tag Archives: swap blocks

Simple and Quick

One of my quilt groups doesn’t meet in the summer and starts its program schedule in September.  With that comes a new set of membership blocks.  This month’s member chose a pattern called Stage Door by Amy Walsh from the … Continue reading

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Long Overdue Swap Block

I put off making this block for months, but now it’s finished. It doesn’t feel like much sewing for the week.  I handed the Cobblestone top off to the quilter and I spent a couple nights gathering supplies for my … Continue reading

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Design Wall 4/25/11

I sewed all the blocks together and started sewing the sashing to the rows.  Ignore the yellow – it’s not part of the quilt.   I’m thinking about trying a QAYG technique on this quilt.  Until I decide, I won’t … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday 4/11/11

I have to post this quick because I’m leaving for quilt group in a few minutes. The same quilt group did a block swap back in 2007, and I asked for blocks in any pattern using 1930 reproduction fabrics.  I … Continue reading

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A Block and a Birthday

We’ve had a crazy month here, but I AM sewing and even more behind on posting the blog. My sister came in from out of state Friday and stayed until this morning so she could be here for mom’s 82nd … Continue reading

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Swap Block Do Over

I misunderstood the directions and made the first one wrong.  This is my second attempt.   I liked the colors I picked for the first one better.  That block had a dark blue in it instead of the rust.  That … Continue reading

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Design Wall Feb 21, 2011

So much for catching up last week. First the cat developed an abscess in his face that needed drained and treated with antibiotics.  Then my husband, who had the flu the week before, came down with bronchitis.  Next my son … Continue reading

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