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April 10, 2019
Disappearing Pinwheel Quilt by Pam from Quilted Joy

There are hundreds of classic blocks out there that have been around for more than a century. Sometimes, you just want something a little more surprising. So we can take those tried and true blocks and alter them to make something new. It is called a disappearing block. You take a symmetrical block, cut it into equal fourths, or ninths, or just strips, and turn them around. The results will surprise and delight you. Pam did this very thing with her quilt. These are pinwheel blocks that were cut into three equal strips and then the sides are flipped upside ...

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February 22, 2019
Disappearing Double Pinwheel Quilt from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Disappearing Double Pinwheel Quilt

If you’re new around here, be warned! Our disappearing blocks are quick and easy, but they’re a little…unconventional.

Disappearing Double Pinwheel Quilt

First, Jenny stitches up a perfectly lovely block. Then, slice, slice, slice! That block is chopped to bits! But don’t you worry, because once those pieces are rearranged and mended, we’ll have a block so intricate and lovely, you won’t believe how easy it is to make! Click HERE to watch the tutorial!

Disappearing Double Pinwheel Quilt

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August 15, 2018
Another Brief Update from 120 Blocks

When last I updated this blog (more than a week ago, I confess), I was feeling all caught up because I had finished the Enchanted Garden Blocks 2 & 3. Then I got the next Cotton Cuts Mystery Puzzle section … Continue reading

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June 30, 2018
Half Year Check In from 120 Blocks

Here’s a brief update on how the year is going. Results so far are in italics. UFO & WIP Finishes – at least two of these: Disappearing Pinwheels – I seriously need to do this! As of last week this is … Continue reading

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Q2 Finish Number 4 – Disappearing Pinwheels from 120 Blocks

Next up is the Disappearing Pinwheel finish. The first picture is the direct sunlight picture and the next one is an attempt to correct for the sun by facing sideways, and the color is a little better but not perfect. … Continue reading

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May 29, 2018
Something I’ve Never Done from 120 Blocks

This is a very brief update with no pictures. Sorry. I finished quilting the Christmas Jelly Roll Race quilt, but instead of rushing into making and attaching the binding, I decided to take advantage of a day at home alone … Continue reading

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April 25, 2018
A Completed Top! from 120 Blocks

Note that the title here is completed, not finished. After all, a quilt is not finished until the last stitch of binding or label is sewn down. But this top is completed! I know that the angle and lighting are … Continue reading

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April 23, 2018
I Actually Accomplished Something from 120 Blocks

Note, I said I accomplished something. I didn’t reach the goal for the weekend, but I got pretty close. The goal for the weekend had been to get the borders on the Disappearing Pinwheel quilt and get both it and … Continue reading

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April 21, 2018
A Brief Update from 120 Blocks

I’m sorry that my blogging is so sporadic. Somehow writing doesn’t seem to be something I’m inspired to do much of lately. There are so many other things needing my time right now. Grrr! Anyway, I have made some serious … Continue reading

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April 11, 2018
A Real Post from 120 Blocks

I just thought I’d drop by with a brief post and some pictures of things I’ve accomplished recently. Or attempted to accomplish. Knitting has taken way too much of my time recently! And I’m not even a knitter. I finished … Continue reading

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March 2, 2018
Slacker Report from 120 Blocks

Yep, this is me. Before I tell you what I’ve been up to these days, I’d like to mention that it is an  Craftsy Unlimited watching weekend. For free. And this information doesn’t benefit the blog, but it does benefit … Continue reading

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February 11, 2018
Sorry on Sunday from 120 Blocks

I really need to apologize because it has been so long since I shared anything here. It’s not like I haven’t been doing anything to share, but I just haven’t been blogging. So let me share a little today. I’ve … Continue reading

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January 7, 2018
2018 Finish-A-Long Q1 Goals from 120 Blocks

Whoopee! I wasn’t sure there would still be a Finish-A-Long this year. I know it must be a lot of work and I am incredibly grateful to the lovely ladies who run it. Imagine my delight when I saw Leeanne … Continue reading

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October 1, 2017
2017 Q4 Finish-A-Long Hopefuls! from 120 Blocks

Yes, I am calling these all hopefuls. I am fairly close to done with all of these and do think this is a possibility. Seriously! Yes, there are six here. Yes, that seems like a lot but I am hoping! Here’s the annotated list. The Kimberly Einmo Lone Star. The center of the top is …

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