Tag: quilt project

National Craft Month Dedication – Margo

“This was my first paper-pieced project. Once I got 10 blocks done, I was exhausted already, but it wasn’t necessarily the technique of building this block. The blocks and remaining pieces were put away in a box to be hauled around from one place to the next. It took 12 years before it saw the day of…

National Craft Month Dedication – Julie

“I just saw your National Craft Month giveaway post on facebook. What fun! I’m attaching photos of a quilt I made that I’m most proud of. A couple years ago our son’s best friends’ wife, Kyla, was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was a complete shock to everyone as Kyla had had no symptoms and…

National Craft Month Dedication – Carol

My Daddy’s Ties “My Father was always dressed in a suit and tie for social occasions. When he passed in 2013, I wanted to create a memory quilt for each of his five children. I returned home with a bag full of ties and an idea. After recruiting my daughter to help, we began disassembling…

Super Star digital pattern

BLOCK Friday: Ribbon Star quilt block

Today’s quilt block is versatile and delicate—it’s the Ribbon Star quilt block. The name of this simple block comes from the four V-shapes (the ribbons) at each corner. Truthfully, it was a little tough to find the name of this block. Why? Because it’s a star block, and there are many star blocks! But it’s much more than just a…