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. This fun block lends itself to so many versions. Since the center is a square, you can fill that square with patchwork, fussy cut fabric, or more stars (like I did)!
Sew an easy, cute quilt block that’s perfect for a boy or a girl. I’m so excited to show you this adorable, resizable Sailboat Quilt Block!
I love the gnomes, but having pine trees on the quilt too really gives them a setting, and now quilt starts to tell a story.
Do the gnomes live in the woods or were they just out having a picnic? Or maybe they are lost? Or out cutting down a Christmas tree!
I love butterflies. I can’t explain why… because they start out crawling and learn to fly? because they transform half-way through their life? or maybe just because they are beautiful. No matter why. I picked a butterfly for this month’s Classic Blocks: Fresh Fabrics sewalong! And it’s very easy.
Get ready to conquer curves! I wanted to try a totally fun modern version of Drunkard’s Path that could be used a million different ways.
Sew a patchwork house quilt block with my easy photo tutorial. The house quilt block is one of the most beloved blocks in all quilting. I think it’s because quilts are lovingly made in the home, for the home, and often reflect our desires for the kind of home we want.
Sew this beautiful quilt block fast with my free and easy sewing tutorial. Even though there are lots of little squares in this block, I used a method for sewing the 9-patches that is really fast and easy – so you can stitch one or more of these up in an afternoon – trust me!
Who doesn’t love a heart quilt block?!? This sweet one lets you mix two prints plus a background fabric so you really get a heart that pops.
This may not be a traditional quilt block, but I think it’s a new classic! Have you sewn a hashtag quilt block yet? It’s so easy, you have to add this to your sampler quilt.
And… did you see the Jumbo Hashtag Quilt Pattern that I made with a bigger version of this blog? Don’t miss it!
The easy Bow Tie Quilt Block is so fun to make – and it’s perfect when you want to make a baby quilt for a boy or a girl!