Traditional Block Thursday: Quilt Construction

Now that you have all of your blocks made, I want to show you one way that you can stitch them together. Are you as excited as I am to finish this project? This is the best part – when everything comes together. With this option, the finished quilt will be 76″ x 90″. Here … Continue reading Traditional Block Thursday: Quilt Construction


Traditional Block Thursday: Snowball

We are nearing the end of our Traditional Block Thursday Series, but there is one more technique I want to show you. Thus far, we have learned strip-piecing, half square triangles, quarter square triangles and flying geese. We aren’t going to delve into applique in this series – we’ll just stick with piecing, but there … Continue reading Traditional Block Thursday: Snowball


Traditional Block Thursday: Pieced Star

Today’s tutorial features the beautiful Samantha line from Penny Rose Fabrics. We will be making a Pieced Star today. There are many variations to a pieced star. I chose this one because it has the flying goose unit AND half square triangle units (a great review of how to make half square triangles). Start with … Continue reading Traditional Block Thursday: Pieced Star


Traditional Block Thursday: Variable Star

The Variable Star is a classic quilt block that has been around for over 100 years. It has also been called the Sawtooth Star and the Evening Star. The possibilities with this one really are endless. Since the center is a square, you can fill that square with patchwork, fussy cut fabric, or more stars … Continue reading Traditional Block Thursday: Variable Star