Viewing entries tagged with 'free pattern'

Easy to make coasters

Posted by Ruth on 16 December 2013 | 3 Comments

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A couple of weeks ago, I purchased some cookie cutters because I had a project in mind that I wanted to use them for, instead I borrowed them to use as inspiration for quilting designs. The reason I purchased them was to make scented decorations so my house would smell of Christmas.

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Free Placemats

Posted by Ruth on 9 December 2013 | 2 Comments

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I needed some quick easy place mats for a Christmas setting, however these can be made with any fabric for any ocassion. In fact, they are reversible so the back could be used too. More about that in another post.

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Peppermint Candy

Posted by Ruth on 28 September 2013 | 0 Comments

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Do you want a free gingerbread house applique pattern? Read on about this cute Christmas pattern that would be great to give as a gift or to hang on your wall this Christmas.

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Place Mats

Posted by Ruth on 8 July 2013 | 2 Comments

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Today I wanted to make some place mats so thought I'd better review what place mat patterns I have. I realized I only had two patterns. One was for Christmas...

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Free block instructions

Posted by Ruth on 1 July 2013 | 0 Comments

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Today I was cruising around Jennifer Houlden's blog and looking at all the work she has done in the past six months on her blog. Good for you Jennifer, you have produced a whole lot of interesting and informative blog posts. I pulled a couple of her blocks (with her permission of course) to show you. Click on the links under each photo to get the instructions on how to make the blocks.

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Card Trick and Grecian Square Quilt

Posted by Ruth on 10 June 2013 | 5 Comments

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Last Monday, I put together two blocks "Card Trick" and "Grecian Square" to see how they looked. They coupled well together I thought so this week I made some more to make a small quilt. I wanted to share the requirements with you. I made a total of EIGHT "Card Trick" blocks and SEVEN "Grecian Square" blocks. The blocks are 6" finished blocks.

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Card Trick Blocks

Posted by Ruth on 29 May 2013 | 0 Comments

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Yesterday I made the Card Trick block. To make it easy, I used only squares even though the block is made up of many triangles. We had a few units left over. Sooooo....

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Card Trick block

Posted by Ruth on 28 May 2013 | 1 Comments

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This week's block is Card Trick. I've always liked this block but never made it before. It is actually one of the block's in Carol's class "Anatomy of a Block" that I am teaching at Quilt University.

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Mosaics Continued

Posted by Ruth on 20 May 2013 | 1 Comments

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Over the last two weeks I made two Mosaic Blocks. They were the same block but I made them differently. Today I want to take a closer look at them and see what makes them different.

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Mosaic Block part 2

Posted by Ruth on 14 May 2013 | 1 Comments

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Last week I made a mosaic block. I created the block by forming horizontal rows as shown by the dotted lines below.

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