Reading 1820 Blogs Daily!

  • square
  • Page 1 of 1 ( posts )
February 10, 2019
Magnificent Mini’s from If These Threads Could Talk

The products shown in this post were given to me by Island Batik.

Magnificent Minis

Our assignment for February was to create a “Magnificent Mini” using any technique we chose.  The only criteria was the size: 24″ x 24″ or smaller.  It seems I’m always collecting quilt blocks for hearts and Christmas Trees. The first thing I do is fire up my EQ8 and start drawing.

Last year I made a heart mug rug.  The drawing above consists of mirror image split rects and two squares that have had the corners popped using Studio 180 Design Split Rects & Corner Pop tools ...

read more
December 3, 2018
Whimsical and Wonky from If These Threads Could Talk

Whimsical and Wonky

The Island Batik Ambassador’s December challenge was to create a project that is Whimsical & Wonky”.   Well, I settled on Tipsy!  My Holiday Tipsy Tree is based on BlockBuster pattern # 27 Roll the Dice .  This year I have made many quilt projects using Split Rects Units so it is only fitting I end the year with Split Rects.


For this quilt I used Island Batik’s “Alpine Jungle” line of beautiful batiks.  I also used Studio 180 Design Split Rects, Square/Squared, Wing Clipper I & Lemoyne Star tools.  I chose four different green fabrics, 9 for block centers.

Cut your ...

read more
March 30, 2018
Scrapodopolis – BlockBuster’s #1 – #9 from If These Threads Could Talk

I just finished my quilt containing Deb Tucker’s BlockBuster patterns #1 through #9!  Scrapodopolis seems like a pretty good name.


I used the Tucker trimmer 1, Wing Clipper 1, Square/Squared, V Block & Four Patch Square up tools from Studio 180 Design.  I was encouraged by fellow Certified Instructor Sarah Furrer to try a block layout a little outside the box, and I totally did!

01 Layout

This is the layout I chose.  I did change it up a little.

02 Square Squared

My blocks are 12″ when finished.  that indicated that my Square/Squared units would finish at 6″.  I Needed 16 square ...

read more
January 30, 2018
BlockBuster #7 – Whimsy Turndash from If These Threads Could Talk

I love this block So sweet & easy.   All the instructions you will need for BlockBuster # 07 Whimsy Turndash  came with your Square/Squared & Tucker Trimmer I tools which are required to make this block.  You will also need to reference your Little Houses Technique Sheet.

Whimsy Turndash is made up of 3 different units.  Unit A is Square/Squared, one for the block center.  Unit B is Little Houses, 4 are needed.  Unit C is Half Square Triangles (HST), 4 are needed for the block corners.  I made a 12″ finished block containing 4″ finished units.


The Whimsy Turndash supply ...

read more
January 29, 2018
Onpoint Square Layer Cake Quilt Tutorial Free Pattern from Stitching Through Life Blog

On Point Square Layer Cake Quilt

Selecting you fabric for your On Point Square Layer Cake Quilt.

You will need a Gingham Girls 10 inch square Layer Cake and 2 – Solid White Fabric 10 inch square Layer Cakes to make this 68 x 95 inch twin size quilt.

On Point 10 Inch Layer Cake Quilt Fabric Needs Gingham Girls Amy Smart by Stitches Quilting
On Point Layer Cake Quilt needs the Gingham Girls Quilt Kit in either the 10 inch Layer Cake size or 5 inch charm pack size.

Buy Now at Stitches Quilting

On Point 5 inch Square Charm Pack Quilt Kit
On Point 10 inch Layer Cake or 5 inch Square Charm Pack Quilt Kit for Gingham Girls Fabric Collection by Amy Smart in Stock at Stitches Quilting ...

read more
January 16, 2018
BlockBuster #6 Rolling Stone from If These Threads Could Talk

The Rolling Stone block is fun and easy.  You will need the 06 Rolling Stone Supply List and your Studio 180 Design Square/Squared tool.  All the instructions you need to make Square/Squared Units required for this block came with your Square/Squared tool.


The Rolling Stone supply list gives you 3 different color layouts, a black line master & 3 block size choices, I decided to make a 12″ block.  Above are the 3 colors and a background fabric I chose.

Square┬▓ Ruler

Your Square/Squared tool has three different sections:  1. Size Chart for Triangles, 2.  Center Square Trim Down ...

read more
December 30, 2017
I Love New York OBW #62 from If These Threads Could Talk

I had a really busy Fall teaching schedule this year.  I am so looking forward to 2018.  I got a jump start by making a quilt for Granddaughter Bailey’s 19th birthday.  She absolutely loves New York City.  We have visited there several times and walked from one end of the city to the other.  I had this fabric from Timeless Treasures for several years.  It just occurred to me that I must have been saving it for Bailey.


It is about 9 degrees in Central NY today.  This is my 62nd One Block Wonder.


The back also has a ...

read more
  • square
  • Page 1 of 1 ( 7 posts )