Monday, October 20, 2014

Amish Star #8

Yesterday I played with an Amish Star by coloring it various ways and discovered this new block.

Today I want to play with the new block.




















Changing the setting and colors creates a variety of different quilt designs.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

What Is It? #1



























I'm going to explore some of the possibilities of an Amish Star block. But instead of playing with one block at a time I'm going to play with nine.

Instead of creating a block and then finding out what kind of quilt it will make I'm going to try creating a quilt and then discover what block was used to make it.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Paired Blocks #30








 Nine Patch
?




I thought I'd try combining two very simple blocks and see what happens.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Paired Blocks #29







Snail's Trail
Log Cabin



I had fun playing with these two blocks in my last post; so I thought I'd play some more.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Paired Blocks # 28










Snail's Trail

Log Cabin





Snail's Trail and Log Cabin are two blocks that are made in a similar way. You start at the center and work your way out.
I wondered, what if these two blocks were paired up? So I set out to find out.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Recycling

This Old Block









This block is from my 18 April 2010 post.
What if I play with it again?
Can I find new things to do with it?

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Something Simple






















What if I start with these two simple units?

I can make these three blocks.





What if I play with these blocks? Try them in different combinations. Color them different ways.

I can make a lot of different quilts. Including These: