Quilts

2021 RBD Block Challenge – Week 8

2021 RBD Block Challenge – Week 8

It’s Week 8 of the RBD Block Challenge and not only does this week mark the easiest block to date, but it also means I have made it halfway. This week’s block is called the Butterfly Block. It was provided by Elea Lutz. Just as the name states, the block looks like a butterfly and many people give it a body and antennas to make it look even...

2021 RBD Block Challenge – Week 7

2021 RBD Block Challenge – Week 7

It’s Week 7 of the RBD Block Challenge and I had a much better attitude going into this week than how things ended up last week. This week’s block is called Reach for the Stars Block and was provided by Melanie Colette of Hello Melly Designs. By this point I am realizing that most of these blocks are going to have half square triangles and I...

My First Quilted Pillow

My First Quilted Pillow

There are several firsts in this story about me making a quilted pillow. While being home more than usual for the past year, I have looked for things to keep me busy and because I like to do crafts and sew, I decided to try my hand at quilting something. My grandmother used to make the most beautiful quilts. She give me my first quilt when I...

2021 RBD Block Challenge – Week 6

2021 RBD Block Challenge – Week 6

It’s Week 6 of the RBD Block Challenge, and I feel very defeated at this point. This week’s block was the Windmill Block provided by Amy Smart of Diary of a Quilter. After all those half square triangles last week, I was expecting this week to be easy since it too included HST. Cutting them out wasn’t the problem, assembling them the right way...

2021 RBD Block Challenge – Week 5

2021 RBD Block Challenge – Week 5

It’s Week 5 of the RBD Block Challenge and I feel like I’m really getting into this and actually looking forward to getting a new block each week. This weeks block is called the Ocean Waves Block and was provided by Rachel Erickson of Citrus & Mint Designs. This block has so many half square triangles, I should be a perfection at this now....