Thursday, May 10, 2018

Pin It Weekly #242

I mentioned earlier in the week that Richard's aging parents are struggling with many health issues. We have been trying to help out and are finding that very time-consuming. Of course, we are happy to help them but when we add in the babysitting and taxi runs, there's almost nothing left for us. 

Fat-Quarter Favorites by Karen Burns. Fat quarter friendly quilt patterns for the modern quilter. Take those fun little chunks of fabric in fantastic new directions, trying fresh spins on classic quilt blocks, such as Jacob's Ladder, Churn Dash, and Pinwheel. Affiliate link.

As a result I haven't been blogging or sewing much. Stealing an hour feels just like stealing. I have to hide away to do either. I really want to keep up with both, but there's no knowing how much time I will be able to steal. 

I'm sure by now most of you are sick of hearing me talk about The Bind-A-Thon .  I'm kind of sick of it, too, but I persevere!  The T-Shirt ...

Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers: * 12 Projects from Simple Squares * Choosing Fabrics & Organizing Your Stash by Judy Gauthier

Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers: * 12 Projects from Simple Squares * Choosing Fabrics & Organizing Your Stash by Judy Gauthier

According to the photographer... this is an off center pineapple block. I think it would require a good deal of preparation and pre-planning to get all the colors in the right place. But so worth it!

bubbles pattern is available... | by ayliN--Nilya

Converging Corners Quilt | Original tutorial at

Log Cabin Wreath quilt by Kerry Green at Very Kerry Berry.  The pattern by Jessie Fincham was published in Quilt Now, Issue 4, 2014.

Made: quilt idea from "Film on the Fridge" blog Converging Corners.

Converging corners pieced.  Tutorial at

Wiggly Worms Log Cabin

Learn to create the illusion of curvy quilt designs using cleverly designed log cabin blocks created with 1-1/2" and 2-1/2" fabric strips. Create fun curves, waves or circles—all with straight-line stitching! Yardage requirements and cutting charts are provided for a range of block sizes. Includes complete instructions to make eight unique, curvy log cabin projects. Plus clear, concise, step-by-step photos and instructions for making curvy log cabin blocks with the Cur...

Detail of Playful Spirit, an original Log Cabin quilt variation designed by Judy Martin. Pattern is in Extraordinary Log Cabin Quilts, due to be published in November 2013. Quilting With Judy Martin -- Lessons, Blocks, and Quilting Products From The World-Reknowned Quilter

You can find these on my "heart, quilts" Pinterest board where there are almost 8,000 different quilt pictures!

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