5 wonky strippy blocks from Ginny

5 wonky strippy blocks from Ginny

These are so easy and so much fun! I’ll make more if I get a chance, but I wanted to get these first 5 up before I forget in the December madness. These could make an adorable quilt for a child!...

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A fall twinkle block from Ginny

A fall twinkle block from Ginny

When my husband saw this block last night he said “I love that Halloween star!” I hadn’t realized beforehand that it DID look very Halloween. Oh well, it will look great among the others. I used the paper-piecing option to make it, and it was pretty simple. I’d like to donate my star to the pot. Another great block...

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9 Triangle blocks from Ginny

9 Triangle blocks from Ginny

I’ve said this before (every month pretty much) but I love these and I have all my fingers and toes crossed for a win this month. Thanks...

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Snake and a story

Snake and a story

  Here’s a fabric version of an 8-ft-long corn snake my family owned for about 4 years. We thought of him as a pet, so I’m throwing him into the mix. There’s a funny story associated with the snake. It had been owned by my brother Lawrence, who’s a naturalist, and when I flew out to St. Louis some years ago to visit him and his family with my 3 sons, one of them really fell in love with the snake. So my brother gave...

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It’s a top!

It’s a top!

I was feeling very guilty about not using up my block lotto winnings in a timely fashion so I got out my two wins from last year, added some plain yellow/orange fabric squares from my stash, and presto: a wonderful top! I love combining wins from two unrelated months and trying to make something interesting of them. I actually love this. Doesn’t it remind you of an old-fashioned table cloth? I am thinking about adding a border to make it...

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My Pet Cat

My Pet Cat

Actually, I have two cats, and this one doesn’t look like either one, but I guess it’s close enough. Sophie, I used a technique I remember learning during an earlier block lotto project to make the tail. Maybe the...

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