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Directional Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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While the calendar states July, the dog days summer are here and that means easy sewing for me! To help me achieve success at the machine, aka, a finished project, I made this Directional quilt block. The block stitches together quickly and the best part is the feeling of achievement at the machine. In just an afternoon, you can stitch a few blocks together, maybe even enough for an … [Read more...]

Firecracker Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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When I shared this little Firecracker quilt block last week on social media, I had no idea others would be interested. It was just a cute block that I put together to celebrate the 4th of July but so many of you reached out. So, it is this weeks latest addition to the Blocks 2 Quilt series. The Firecracker ice pop was a summertime tradition growing up. The sweet and sticky pops … [Read more...]

Sunburst Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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The past two weeks have brought rain showers to my neck of the woods almost everyday, leaving me to crave the warm rays of the sun. So, I decided to create my own with this week's design, the Sunburst quilt block. Being a freckled skin gal, I've always had a tough relationship with the sun. Personally, I love it to pieces but I've learned the hard way about the power of sunscreen! … [Read more...]

Dragonfly Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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After the sweet response to last weeks Butterfly Beauty, I thought it would be fun to add a Dragonfly quilt block to the series. This block is perfect for summer sewing and a great compliment to other blocks within the series. Dragonflies are one of those bugs that instantly brings back childhood memories for me. From swimming and canoeing on the lake to fishing with my family, they … [Read more...]

Butterfly Beauty Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Each week I share a new block in the Blocks 2 Quilt series and this week, I'm adding the Butterfly Beauty quilt block. This Butterfly quilt block is inspired by my garden. I have several butterfly bushes and they are just starting to form flower buds. That means butterflies are on the way. Throughout the summer, butterflies tend to flock to our bushes and at one point, we counted … [Read more...]

Swirl-Round Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Each week I share a new quilt block to help inspire you to stitch up your stash. Most of my blocks are available in two sizes, easy to make, and require no special tools or rulers. This week is the Swirl-Round quilt block. For anyone who thinks this block sounds familiar, you are right! After kicking off the Slightly Biased quilt along several of you reached out asking for more. You … [Read more...]

Connecting Corners Quilt | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Have you ever made or wanted to make a color-themed quilt? Think of a single colorway with a splash of white mixed in! Well, this week's Connecting Corners Quilt is the perfect block to make it happen. I have always loved the look of red & white quilts and after completing my very first one earlier this year, I'm kinda hooked! I love the idea of taking one color and transforming it … [Read more...]

Cactus Bloom Quilt | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Okay, last week I shared the story of Lil' Lolo and I could not resist adding a friend, the Cactus Bloom quilt block. (secretly, I'm giggling at the flowers!) Honestly, I find these little succulents so inspiring that I could create an entire series on them. During our family vacation to Utah last year, I photographed so many of them. Here is one from the base of the Grand Canyon. … [Read more...]

Desert Cactus Quilt Block| Blocks 2 Quilt

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It's time for the next block in my Blocks 2 Quilt series and this one has a funny backstory. Say hello to Lil' Lolo, the Desert Cactus quilt block. Some backstory on Lil' Lolo. Recently, my oldest daughter, Lady A, has become very interested in succulents and early this year came home with an adorable cactus that had a flower at the top. Fast forward to repotting and the moment I told … [Read more...]