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...]

Mini Quilt SWAP 2020 Edition

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I get it, social distancing can be lonely! So let's switch things up and do something safe & fun with a new sewing buddy. It's time to kick off the Mini Quilt SWAP 2020 Edition! To be fair, many of you have reached out to ask when I will host the next SWAP and I just was not sure about it. With so many variables like hello, the mail service, playing a big role, how could I commit? But … [Read more...]

Sewing Machine Block 4| Slightly Biased Quilt

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It's hard to imagine but we are halfway through the Slightly Biased quilt along and this week is all about building ourĀ focal block, the sewing machine block. Since this block finishes at 24" square, it's a big'em! That means it might not fit on your work table. Thank goodness for the design wall! You will need to stitch up 1 sewing machineĀ block to complete the Slightly Biased quilt … [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...]

Thimble Quilt Block 3 |Slightly Biased Quilt

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It's time to share the next block in our Slightly Biased Quilt Along. Say hello to the Thimble quilt block. This easy to make patchwork block is all about mixing and matching your fabric scraps. Be sure to use the quilt block coloring sheets included with your welcome package. Not only will these sheets help keep you on track at the cutting table, but they make stitching a breeze. … [Read more...]

Blocks 2 Quilt | All Access Quilt Pass

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Whether you've been quilting along with me from the start or just joining the Blocks 2 Quilt series today, there's no denying that I love me a cute quilt block!  When I started the Blocks 2 Quilt series last year, I had no idea just how much I would love it! The series started off as a way to keep me on track and help me learn the EQ8 design software. Fast forward to … [Read more...]

Watering Can Quilt |Blocks 2 Quilt

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Oh, how my garden grows!! Over the past few weeks, I have been spending more time tending to my yard, planting, trimming, mulching, and more. That's when I realized that watering is SO important. To help, I made a cute Watering Can quilt block. Each year, I dream of enjoying my planted pots thrive all summer long, yet it never fails, they seem to dwindle and fade. To be fair, my … [Read more...]