The November Start…

Tomorrow means it’s November and I’ve started 12″ (finished, 12 1/2″ unfinished) Sawtooth Star blocks using reds and blues. There is a great tutorial at Sew Mama Sew that was written by Elizabeth at Oh, Fransson! The tutorial provides directions for 6″, 8″ and 12″ blocks.The Sawtooth Star block is my favorite block and  envision a quilt made up…

5 Things Friday…

It’s Friday!!! For me it’s a 4 day weekend, I discovered I have an abundance of vacation days at work so I decided to take a couple of days off so I have a 4 day weekend. Yay!!! So aside from a 4 day weekend, here is my list of 5 things that made me…

July Bee Hive Swap…

Sara is the Queen Bee for July for the Bee Hive Swap. She chose to have everyone make the tic-tac-toe block with red Xs and gray and white low volume fabrics. We made this block for the April Queen and I really enjoy making this block and am considering it for when I am Queen…

Ripples…

In the middle of all the chaos of moving, I was able to finish the June block for the Bee Hive. This month the Queen chose the Ripples block in yellow and white. The tutorial at the Bee Hive blog is really well written. The instructions provide for very generous sized half square triangles so…

April Bee Hive Block…

For the April Bee Hive, our Queen Bee chose the Tic Tac Toe Block. You can see a great tutorial here at Blossom Heart Quilts. I like this block a lot and am thinking about using it for my month. I still have a few months to decide.