Orphan blocks

A few years ago I saw a collection of quilts that set vintage blocks in a modern setting. The quilter took blocks of unfinished projects and appliquéd them on solid backgrounds. The combination of the antique blocks set with modern quilting in the negative space sparked my imagination. Of course I wanted to try it! … Continue reading Orphan blocks


Homespun: Putting it all together and then some

Hooray for 20 completed blocks! My intent when I first got the pile of partially completed and hand pieced blocks was to finish it according to the pattern. That didn't happen and I opted for finished is better than perfect. This time, starting from scratch, I was able to break down the project into palatable … Continue reading Homespun: Putting it all together and then some