Traditional Block Thursday: Milky Way

This week’s tutorial features the Milky Way block. We are going to make the version that looks good by itself. It is one of those quilt blocks that really only looks good as an entire quilt unless modified. The true block’s pattern is only revealed when multiple blocks are put together in a straight set. … Continue reading Traditional Block Thursday: Milky Way


Traditional Block Thursday: Jacob’s Ladder

It’s #tbt Thursday! I love Thursdays because I get to share one of my favorite things – quiltmaking. Today we are going to learn how to make a Jacob’s Ladder block. Originally, the block was made using two sharply contrasting colors: a dark and a light. The pieces are arranged in such a way as … Continue reading Traditional Block Thursday: Jacob’s Ladder