Block

All block patterns, whether pieced, appliquéd or created with any other technique, are grouped here.

Dirndl Susi

Dirndl Susi

The 9th block in the American Impressions block series was supposed to be a Southern Belle or a Sunbonnet Sue. Both patterns which would fit in nicely with the Virginia theme underlying the soon to be finished American Impressions Sampler....

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Finishing the Firmament Quilt

Finishing the Firmament Quilt

With so much colour throughout the quilt, and a pieced border "melting" into the main pattern, it was clear that this quilt would need a narrow, solid binding in a bright and daring colour. We discarded black as too sombre right away and white for being too tame. Moreover, both colours couldn't really be called "bright", could they?

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Schoolhouse

Schoolhouse

The Schoolhouse block has been an all-time favourite for decades and centuries. While a so-called “traditional” block , it can be used for very contemporary settings – just imagine “painting” the houses with colourful, large scale patterns or doing a gradated version for a sunrise over the city. As always, the possibilities are endless...

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Lighthouse Block

Lighthouse Block

The Lighthouse block is a very busy block with lots of individual pieces. All the pieces are triangles, most of them half-square triangles with some quarter-square triangles thrown in...

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Featherbone (Block): Absolutely Template-Free

Featherbone

As promised in the previous chapter of this set of instructions, here an alternative sewing method for all those among you who dislike working with templates as much as Jutta does...

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Featherbone (Block)

Featherbone Block

The Featherbone block is a very striking block based on a straightforward 6 by 6 grid which works best with stark contrasts. Solids or false solids would be excellent choices here.... also a great block for our first International Block Swap!...

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Norbert's Block

Norbert's Block

Name of the quilter: Norbert

Country: Germany

Name of the block: Norbert's block

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Jutta's Block

Jutta's Block

Name of Quilter: Jutta

Country: Germany

Name of the Block: Arrow Crown

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Yukiko's Block

Yukiko's Block

Name of the Quilter: Yukiko

Country: Japan

Name of the Block: Yukiko's Block

Current Status: Blocks received!

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Maria's Block

Maria's Block

Name of the Quilter: Maria

Country: Germany

Name of the Block: Star of the Orient or "Around the World" (Maria's name for her block)

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