BLOCKHEADS TIPS & OUR METHOD

So we have been getting a lot of emails and DM questions as to how we did our version of Corey’s first BLOCKHEADS block so I thought I would share a real quick… All of the other measurements and construction will stay the same other than what I have changed here. We chose the 12″ block. Basically I made the units to make a sawtooth star block in the center and then added (4) hourglass units to the outer sides. The outer chain sections stay the same. This way I avoided triangles and bias, used my favorite SEW&FLIP method that I used in all of our patterns and for me… simplified the process a lot. The result was great! So… A,B,C are the same and the construction of that unit is the same. Piece D and E are both cut…

MODA BLOCKHEADS: WEEK #1

Today is the first day of MODA BLOCKHEADS 3 QUILT ALONG! Are you joining us? Each week we will share our version of each designer’s block and we will share some of our own tips and changes if we have made any. We will also share our color and size choices in case you are wanting to sew along with us. And this is our version of the first block… We went with one of our favorite red prints from Scarlet & Sage along with my all time favorite gingham and a few little cream prints. Kinda love how it turned out! We decided to do a 12″ block for this first one but we will do a variety of block sizes for the various weeks. We will share more of our layout details next week. I will also share my piecing directions [because as you…

GETTING READY FOR 2020

Hello Friends! I hope that you are having a restful and inspired first week of the year! I don’t know about you, but it always takes me a few more days than “it should” to organize myself for the new year. I am not a huge “hit the new year running” kind of girl even though I kinda wish that I was. It always takes me a few extra days to finish everything up, get everything out, organize myself and start dreaming about the new year. And I have so many new things to share with you guys that I almost don’t really know where to start! FAMILY UPDATE That week in between Christmas and New Year’s is always a total and complete blur to us. It is always such a strange time for our whole family… it is…

THANK YOU FOR PLAYING ALONG!

Just wanted to take a minute to thank each and every one of you for playing along on our crazy, crazy 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SALE. It was something we started on a whim many years ago, and we would have never guessed how it would grow and how many of you would look forward to it each and every year. We still have some of our original customers, who participated and cheered us on that first year, still shopping with us so many years later. Giant shout out to you guys especially! A couple of points of business: The boxes are starting to ship out today. We are of course going as fast as we can go and trying to get as many out as we can. Even with that, it will probably take us about a week to get all of the boxes out the door so please…

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY #11

Its the 11th day of the 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SALE but since the elves took some shipping breaks in between… and maybe a little bit of a nog break while they were at it… it is the last and final day of the sale, Monday, so technically it is Day 12! Since its the last day of the sale this is how it will work: Today between 9:00 and 10:00 am, we will post the final day’s kit. A few hours later we will add in a few more items, and then a few more. We will not post anything else “officially” other than this first set of goodies. However we encourage you to keep checking throughout the day for extra goodies. There will be some good ones but you will only know if they are there, if you check in periodically! By…

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY #10

Hello Fig Tree Friends- It’s the 10th day of the 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SALE and we have just one more day after this. We will post a separate post about what will happen on the last day! The elves are getting a bit tired and are looking forward to sharing the last few items with you. We have most definitely left a few of our favorites until the end. We hope you agree… If you are joining us for the first time, welcome. CLICK HERE  for all of the info. ON THE TENTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS, MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME, TEN LORDS A LEAPING… Lords a leaping? Now just take a minute and think about that… not sure that has ever happened around her and to be honest, not sure I would want it to. I think lots of things…

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY #9

Hello Fig Tree Friends- It’s the 9th day of the 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SALE and we hope that you are still enjoying the sale as much as we are. So many of your shopped yesterday that we sold out of all of our fabric goodies in a matter of minutes! So sorry those went so fast! For today, Oone of my favorite Christmas bundles is up… If you are joining us for the first time, welcome. CLICK HERE  for all of the info. ON THE NINTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS, MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME, NINE LADIES DANCING… Now ladies dancing…. that is a great idea. I could use with some dancing right about now. Maybe its time for the elves to have a dance party while they ship boxes! If you just want to shop, in that case just  CLICK HERE AND ALSO…

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY #8

Hello Fig Tree Friends- It’s the 8th day of the 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SALE and that means that the second part of the sale IS WELL UNDER WAY TODAY. You guys have started off like gangbusters and so many of you have bought your new box… thank you for being so organized! Those of you who filled up a box in the first half, have received a shipping notification by now. Please feel free to start shopping again… we are so excited for a few more days of goodies! Let the sales continue! If you are joining us for the first time, welcome. CLICK HERE  for all of the info. O ON THE EIGHTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS, MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME, EIGHT MAIDS A MILKING… Now you are speaking my love language, old Christmas song. I very well may have…