March 2017

2017 Block of the Month - Irish Chain Alternate Blocks

 by thequiltingpatch on 26 Mar 2017 |
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Here we go! The block youve all been waiting for... I know these blocks as Irish chains, but I think that only one of them is REALLY Irish and the rest are variations.   Ours is called "Alabama Variation", and here are some pics of others, so you can...

Starch Now, Sew Later

 by thequiltingpatch on 05 Mar 2017 |
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At The Quilting Patch, we have developed a technique we like to call "Starch Now,Sew Later". There's lots of reasons to do this -  here are a few... Going on holidays? One hour spent prepping your templates at the ironing board will mean youve go...

2017 Block of the Month - March

 by thequiltingpatch on 01 Mar 2017 |
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March... This Months block is called "Martha Washingtons Star" Here is the key and rotary cutting instructions for this block..  A - 3 1/2 " Squares B - 7 1/4 " squares,  cut twice on the diagonal to yield 4 triangles C - 3 7/8" squares,  cut on...
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The Storytellers Sampler Quilt - the Joy of Fussycutting

by thequiltingpatch on 20 Jan 2020
The story so far... Local quilter Cinzia White publishes an amazing book, The Storytellers Sampler Quilt. Eppiflex ...

2019 Block of the Month - Borders and Construction

by thequiltingpatch on 24 Dec 2019
If you've made it this far, you have sewn all your 12 flower blocks and the sun compass and are wondering whats next.. ...
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