My Summer Reading

My Summer Reading

These Summer Reading blocks were so fun, that I had to do six. I loves me a good book…. or a good book block.  The first shot is all six blocks. You’ll notice that to three of them I added “book titles”. These were taken from selvages. I trimmed down the selvages (I only use the tightly-woven ones) and stitched on with a short 1.0-1.5 stitch length.  This is a technique I used successfully in my Reading Rainbow Quilt, which you can see on...

Read More

My Summer Reading

My Summer Reading

  These are quick, easy and fun blocks to make. My biggest problem is that I lack light/medium low volume blues!  I found this little piece that was just enough for three blocks.   Cathy L in...

Read More

The block for June is . . . Summer Reading

The block for June is . . . Summer Reading

In my 39 years as a public library administrator (six libraries, five states) I budgeted for, helped to plan, and participated in the annual Summer Reading Program.  Sometimes we came up with our own theme and sometimes we adapted the state- or systemwide theme.    Sports, travel, dinosaurs, dragons, myths, superheroes, all to encourage kids and adults to explore the riches of the library and delight in independent reading. Of course library...

Read More

4 Rail Variation blocks

4 Rail Variation blocks

Hi everyone,  where did the month of May go?  Oh, wait- I’m preparing my kid’s summer plans, work, doctor’s appointments, and poof, there it went.    Anyway, I managed to get 4 Rail Variation blocks made to enter in the drawing – just under the wire!  I hope it’s OK that my blues and greens have been joined by a small amount of other colors. 🙂 Last week (5/24) I sent my Noon&Light blocks off to Karen- hopefully...

Read More
Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial