Nine Patch Jelly Roll Quilt Pattern

Nine patch jelly roll quilt

For this nine patch jelly roll quilt I wanted to make the entire quilt using just one jelly roll.  I nearly succeeded, only needing to add two strips of fabric from stash for the final border.  However, I know that jelly rolls do vary in the number … [Continue reading]

California Chimney Quilt Block Pattern

California chimney quilt block

The California Chimney quilt block is a delight - easy to make and using three different shades of blue with white.  It is classified as a five patch block and I have made it here as an 18" square finished size. Cutting requirements for the … [Continue reading]

Friendship Quilt – Free Pattern

Friendship quilt

The Friendship quilt block has always been one of my favourites.  I have changed the colours slightly to use it in this quilt and teamed it with a large half square triangle for the alternate block. The quilt measures 58" square and I have used … [Continue reading]

Oklahoma Twister Quilt Block Pattern

Oklahoma Twister quilt block

I have made the Oklahoma Twister quilt block before, but I managed to place one of the half square triangles wrong, so I am writing the pattern again.  This time with the triangles all correct, I hope! In order to save time, I have also used white … [Continue reading]

Oh Susannah Quilt Pattern

Oh Susannah quilt

The Oh Susannah quilt block is a simple block that comes in several different versions.  I began with a basic version and then played around with the colours a little to add to the design. I wanted to add a little extra interest to the quilt. You … [Continue reading]

Lincolns Platform Quilt Block

Lincolns Platform quilt block

The Lincolns Platform quilt block is usually made in red and white, but I've chosen to make it here in red and yellow.  I've made it as a 14" square finished size. Cutting requirements for the Lincolns Platform quilt block 4.7/8" squares:  two red, … [Continue reading]

San Marco Quilt – Free Pattern

San Marco quilt

The San Marco quilt is the result of a quick trip I took to Venice last week.  It's the most beautiful, inspirational city:  I've added a link to my Venice photos at the bottom of the page - together with a short video of a gondolier serenading his … [Continue reading]

Venice Quilt Inspirations – Floor Tiles

Venice quilt inspirations

Venice quilt inspirations are everywhere!  I have long wanted to visit Venice, and last week my dream finally came true.  Oh what a beautiful city it is. I was only there for a few days, but I walked myself into the ground in that time.  The guide … [Continue reading]

Chisholm Trail Quilt Block Pattern

Chisholm Trail quilt block

The Chisholm Trail quilt block is a really simple block that makes up nicely in red, blue and white.  It's classified as a four patch block and I've made it here as a 12" square finished size. Cutting requirements for the Chisholm Trail quilt … [Continue reading]

Grandmothers Choice Quilt Pattern

Grandmothers choice quilt

For the Grandmothers Choice quilt I have used two different blocks to create a quilt that could be suitably masculine in some colour choices or delightfully feminine in different colour choices.  The quilt is rectangular and is rather large at 64" by … [Continue reading]