Category Archives: Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks

I’m so grateful…

… for all of ya’ll!
And to say thanks,
I’ve joined the Quilter’s Blog Hop Party
with participants from all over the world!
And to share in the fun,
I have 2 giveaways!
The first one is this
owl be home for Christmas Kit
to make this little table topper
 °Ü°
And for the second one,
I’m giving away a signed copy of
Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Vol. 7
where you’ll find a pattern for my
Retro Chair
Enter once, twice, or three times by:
(1)  Leaving a comment and telling me
what you love most about quilting
(2) Following my blog
(3) Subscribing by email
You have until Nov. 26 to enter!
I’m having a problem with
my domain provider, so…
you have until this Friday, Nov. 29 to enter!
And don’t forget to visit
the 100’s of bloggers participating
in this fun party at:
Hugs,

My Retro Chair…

Welcome to my day in the
I’m so happy to be sharing my block with ya’ll today!
I don’t know what it is about chairs,
but I just love them!
…I’ve made a few
quilts that feature chairs!…
so, when I was invited to submit
a block to Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks,
I new it would be a chair!
I usually draw on my computer,
but sometimes it’s just easier to sketch it out
and scan the image in.
This is the little sketch I started with…

…a half chair!

It’s easier to mirror the
half to create a symmetrical drawing.
Of course, I had to make a quilt using my block, lol!
sorry about the bad picture…

It’s part of the this issue’s Designer’s Gallery!

You know how much I LOVE quilting
and designed the quilt with large open areas

Isn’t this flower just perfect?

Here’s a close up of the chair block…
Check out the clock…
just had to add a little bit of bling! he he!
°Ü°
Would you like to make my chair?
I think it would make a fun little pillow or perhaps a bag, or a…
This awesome issue will be available at your LQS
and bookstores on May 7th and
I’ll also have a limited amount of signed copies
in my website on that day.
But wait, you can win a free signed copy!!!
Just leave me a little comment and tell me
about your favorite design in quilting…
is it anything like chairs?…
I will choose a winner this Friday, May 3rd.
For great inspiration and great giveaways,
visit the other designers participating in the
Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour
this week.

                         It’s so good to have you over today!