Another Block with the Wedge Star Tool

In my last blog post, I was playing with the Wedge Star tool, and made three different kinds of blocks to make the Freelancer quilt. This week I played with the Twisted Wedge Star Technique Sheet.  Deb Tucker's technique sheets help to create more variations of blocks...

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Playing with My New Wedge Star Tool

So, my two new patterns are in the process of being tested.  Yay! Now I finally have time to catch up on some work with Deb Tucker's new tools.  As a Studio 180 Design Certified Instructor, I need to learn and keep on top of all the latest and greatest tools and...

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Skyfall Block #10

Block #10 is another 3-inch block. You must be getting good at making tiny blocks by now.  🙂 Rules for the BOM:  One block will be featured from Skyfall each month between newsletter editions.  The block will only be available for free during that one month.  Once...

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Reworking the Pattern

Last time, my test quilt top looked great, but then I realized that in writing the pattern, the piecing would be more complicated than it needed to be.  So, I started over.  I sat down and sketched out the quilt top using the blocks and strips sets I wanted to make....

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Skyfall Block #9!

We've made all the 2-inch blocks, and with Block #9 we're moving on to the 3-inch blocks. Rules for the BOM:  One block will be featured from Skyfall each month between newsletter editions.  The block will only be available for free during that one month.  Once we...

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Finishing the Top

Now I'm adding sashing in between the vertical rows of the quilt, using the background fabric so that the sashing will blend in.     The quilt top is wide enough, but I want it to be longer, so I add wide borders to the top and bottom.     I really...

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Working on New Panel Pattern

In the last post, I was working on strip sets for my new pattern made for panel blocks.  For this sample, I am using the Zinnia panel from Elizabeth's Studio.  There is a variety of zinnias in the panel, and the blocks are 7" x 7".     The key to working...

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Designing a New Pattern

Hi everyone!  Instead of "sheltering-in-place," I've borrowed the term Artist-in-Residence.  It makes me feel cool and hip while I'm behaving myself at home. Since I have some serious quality time in my studio, I've been designing some new patterns.  One didn't work...

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Skyfall Block #8 is here!

Block #8 from Skyfall has arrived, which is the last of the 2-inch blocks!  Each month there will be a link to a FREE pattern for one of the stars in Skyfall, with measurements and directions.  We’ll start with the smaller and simpler blocks, and then move on to...

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