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Daily Archives: September 9, 2020

TWIRL & the alternate stem

Hello Friends! If you know me at all, then you will know that autumn is hands down my absolute favorite season. And of course our TWIRL pattern is one of my favorite fall quilts, that comes out each and every September and pretty much signals that it is fall at our house! Of course there are other fall favorites around here for sure and other things that signal the beginning of fall… But back to the TWIRL quilt… one of my favorite things in this pattern is that the leaves are all simply pieced but the stem creates a fabulous amount of movement by turning this way and that. However I do recognize that applique stems are not for everyone… so here is a PDF of the pieced version. CLICK HERE to download the PDF. And even though she is much older now… this is my…

MODA Blockheads Block #35

Note… so sorry for the odd coloring of the photos this week. We are having the weirdest weather phenomenon from the terrible California fires and the sky is orange & dark all day long. It fees like there is no sun and it is dusk all day long… hence the slightly strange and over edited photos! Welcome to Week #35 of the MODA BLOCKHEADS SEW ALONG! This week we are back around to MODA LISSA and her fabulous scrappy combinations! I am always in awe of how she puts together scrappy quilts using collections that most of us would never think to put together! Check out her fun pattern, link HERE and download the pattern directions for your project. We chose to do ours as a 6″ block, to add to our growing stack of the 6″ that we will need for the setting. This was…