Oops.

I just heard from a neighbor Block Lotto member that I made a mistake on my purple blocks, reversing the positions of the corner squares. I have corrected the blocks, but taking a new picture and posting it is beyond my capability...

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Coloring Sheet

Coloring Sheet

This is a two-for post: a coloring sheet for anyone who wants to play with quilt layout ideas for this month’s blocks, also a test post because someone was getting an error when they tried to upload an image 64 Tee Blocks to color Here’s the link to a printable coloring page (PDF) – Modified T Quilt Coloring...

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March Mailing Info has been sent

March Mailing Info has been sent

If you are one of the 25 quilters who made and posted Wings of Spring blocks in March, you should have received email from me with the mailing info. If you didn’t receive it or found a mistake on the mailing info sheet, please let me know ASAP. Mistakes happen and I am human. Here’s one of my ideas for using Nann’s block, adding some plain background squares in a random arrangement. I called it Kaleidoscope–the name for...

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Block Lotto Catch-up

First, THANK YOU NANN for taking control of the Block Lotto for March. I love the Wings of Spring block. Because of some upcoming changes in my life, I am looking for a volunteer to lead the block lotto in April–do you have a 6-inch block idea that you think would be great for us? Let me know. Last, for those who are wondering where the mailing info for the February Alternate 9-Patch blocks … I am working on it. The winners have...

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Did you see Plaid?

Did you see Plaid?

When I saw Nann’s 9 blocks together, I saw plaid … and thought how you could sew up 48 of this month’s blocks into a cool, gender neutral throw like this. I added a 1 1/2 inch light inner border and a 4.5 inch very dark outer border for a quilt that would measure 48 x 60...

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What if (a quilt design idea)

What if (a quilt design idea)

What if you make (or win) a bunch of this month’s blocks, but … You want to make a large quiltYou want something different than “balls” In the block directions, I suggested you could think of this block as a blocky Drunkards Path block and consider layouts used for that traditional quilt unit. What about this one? Drunkard’s Path quilt found online In this traditional quilt, an equal number of blocks are made with...

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Using the New Editor

Using the New Editor

With the latest update update, there is a new editor. It was known as Gutenberg when it was under development and is now just called the WordPress Block Editor. It looks a little different and that may be a bit daunting … to refresh your memory, here’s how a new post in the old (now called Classic) editor looks: And here’s how the new Block Editor looks when you start: The new Block editor includes many types of...

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Something New …

The next time you crate a post, you’ll notice that that there’s been some changes. Along with an update of the underlying WordPress for this site, came a new, more flexible editor. I’ll put together a tutorial post this weekend, but in the meantime, please don’t get frustrated and be a little patient with me until...

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