My very first paper pieces block complete!

Whirling Star

So here it is, my very first foundation paper pieced quilt block. It was much easier than I thought it was going to be and I did it with a regular ruler not an “add a quarter” ruler like most of the blogs recommend. I definitely see more paper piecing in my future so I’ll…

So pleased with how this block came out!

Ribbon Star

I had originally planned to make this block with a solid pink interior but carelessness in reading the directions lead to it being the background color like the original tutorial indicated. In the end I think I’m more pleased with that happy accident than had I made it pink. I was very careful in cutting…

Quilt of Valor: Planning

Quilt of Valor: Pre-planning phase

I’ll start out by saying that I’m a sucker for all things Moda Bake Shop. But something struck me when I came across the pattern for the Boho Vintage Star Quilt when browsing through the archives a few months ago; I thought that compared to many other patterns I’d seen it looked pretty quick and achievable…