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Patchwork Pineapple Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Last week I hosted friends from near and far at the Sew Scrappy 2019 Retreat. My goal was to show them hospitality, offer friendship and make sure they felt welcome. To celebrate their arrival, I created this Patchwork Pineapple quilt block. All of these things little goals remind me of all that the Pineapple symbolizes. The general history of the pineapples hospitality history. … [Read more...]

Sew Scrappy 2019 Retreat Recap

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Wow, what a weekend! It's hard to believe that it's already over but the Sew Scrappy 2019 Retreat is officially on the books! Just a few short days ago friends from near and far, as far as California, came to visit with me in Concord, NC. We stitched, we laughed, learned more about color theory with Lee, made memories and above all, stitched together a TON of scraps!! Even though I'm … [Read more...]

Patchwork Tree Quilt | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Allow me to introduce the next edition in the Blocks 2 Quilt Series, the Patchwork Tree quilt block. This simple block construction is perfect for using a wide assortment of scraps including tonal shades. Patchwork Tree Block Details The Patchwork Tree quilt block is available in 2 different finished sizes. 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm)12″ x 12″ (33 x 33 cm) Materials & … [Read more...]

Pretty Pumpkins Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Pumpkin spice and everything nice, that to me speaks volumes for fall! As the leaves start to turn and the landscape colors change, I keep thinking about visiting one of the local farms to pick pumpkins. So this week is all about pretty pumpkins quilt block. This little tradition of picking out pumpkins at the local patch started when we lived in New Jersey, well before the kids were … [Read more...]

Acorn Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Wow, last week I shared my Fall Leaves quilt block and based on the feedback, everyone is ready to start sewing for the season. So, I thought it would be fun to add another treat to your quilt block library, the Acorn Quilt Block. I know the calendar states September but one glance at any thermometer in the South and you will find that the stars are not aligned. We are still swimming in … [Read more...]

Fall Leaves Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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The air seems to have shifted as Hurricane Dorian floats along the east coast, and my mind is suddenly filled with fall. Soon the leaves will turn and the trees will be filled with all sorts of beautiful colors. So let's celebrate the seasonal change with a Fall Leaves quilt block. Honestly, I'm not sure if it's because of the pumpkin spice hype or what but I'm getting excited to see … [Read more...]

2019 Quilter’s Meet & Greet

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It is always so nice to connect with others in our creative community so when blogger Benita of Victoriana Quilt Designs, asked me to participate in her virtual Quilter's Meet and Greet, I was all in. You see, the timing is actually perfect because I've been so busy quilting and gearing up for this year's Sew Scrappy Retreat that lately, I haven't really been that social. So, allow me to take … [Read more...]

Honeybee Hive Quilt | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Last week I shared that school was officially back in session in my world and now more than ever, I feel like my family is a buzz of activity! From Cross Country meets to late-night homework sessions, it's go-time. That's why this week Blocks 2 Quilt design is the Honeybee Hive quilt block. With the fall season quickly approaching, things here at the studio are a buzz of activity. I am … [Read more...]

Carefree Picnic | Inspiring Stitches

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I'm excited to share the news of Carefree Picnic today! The new pattern is perfect for showing off your love of outdoors and the upcoming fall season. Let's take a closer look. Carefree Picnic Quilt Pattern Carefree Picnic is a new block of the month pattern from Inspiring Stitches. Each block is easy to make, fun to sew and beyond adorable! There are 12 adorable designs including a … [Read more...]