Nine Fireballs for the Drawing

Nine Fireballs for the Drawing

I enjoyed making the January blocks — the colors provided heat during a nice steady snow here in Michigan. A good time to hole up and get serious about sewing and sharing. Thanks, Sophie, for the inspiration and good...

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Rail Blocks Delivered

I took the opportunity of a Guild Meeting to deliver the 7 rail blocks I made to Myrna. No postage required! The only problem was that I did this two weeks ago, but with a crashed computer and nothing but a phone — even though it was purported to be a “smart” phone — I was unsuccessful in several tries at posting this information. New computer — I hope it works this...

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Seven Blocks for the Drawing

Seven Blocks for the Drawing

The blocks were fun to make and I had lots of 2-1/2″ squares in my cookie tins. I think this pattern will play well in our guild charity programs. If I didn’t have a graduation quilt demanding my attention, I would have made more. From Elizabeth in Michigan — where spring has finally decided to...

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Nine Happy Birthday Blocks

Nine Happy Birthday Blocks

I had four quilter friends spending my birthday with me yesterday (and most stayed overnight, too), so I finished 9 blocks for the draw. One friend discerned that the blocks was very conducive to strip-piecing. I made two strip sets — one 2-1/2″ white + 1-1/2″ black and one 1-1/2″ white + 1-1/2″ black — and put together the blocks very quickly. I’m hoping for the luck of the...

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Two Puzzlers to Donate

Two Puzzlers to Donate

It’s been a hectic month in my studio (and elsewhere), so this is all I could make. They were fun to construct, thanks to Sophie’s wonderful...

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