• Sometimes Crafter // Applique Block

    Appliqué Block

    Sometimes Crafter April 19, 2010

    Finally, the final block in the quilt-along series.  While I’ve provided a pattern for this particular block, the idea behind having an appliquéd block was to have you try some appliqué that interests you.  There are so many different ways to appliqué that I couldn’t quite possibly show them all to you.  But I can direct you to some talented bloggers who have shown their methods of appliqué.  I prefer…

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  • Sometimes Crafter // Square in a Square Block

    Square In A Square Block

    Sometimes Crafter April 18, 2010

    Another one done!  This is “January’s” block. This one is an easy one, but gives you some patchwork experience. A good block to start with. Guess that means this should have been our block last March. At any rate, it will go quickly for most of you. And if you are new to sewing, this is probably a good block to start with. Our inspiration block is here. Again, another…

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  • Stacked {Whatever} Block

    Sometimes Crafter April 17, 2010

    I know, real inventive name.  But I had no idea what to call it.  And I can’t seem to find a name based on my searches.  I can’t imagine this block doesn’t have a name yet, seems how I’ve seen it around for years now.  I do like Stacked Bolts/Bricks/Books.  I will let you decide what it’s a stack of. Of course, if you turn the block clockwise it is…

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  • {Cheaters} 8 Point Star

    Sometimes Crafter April 16, 2010

    So, getting back to the Sampler Quilt-Along… I’m several blocks behind and it is my goal to get those done next.  See, I have some fabric waiting for another quilt pattern, but I’ve forbid myself to work on it until the last four blocks are done.  So here is “November’s” block.  Our inspiration block for this quilt was an 8 point star, which uses a 45 degree angle diamond and…

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