Okay… I got silly with this post… New verses for Jingle Bells…. Which do you like the best?*
Archive | Sampler Quilt
I’ve been doing this (making and designing quilts) long enough (15+ years!) to know I always feel this way… But… Didn’t we just start this Sampler Quilt with the Sputnik Block? And here we are finishing it off! Or, well, at least setting all the different sized blocks together!
Now I must admit, I wasn’t sure about this design. It’s a bit Tiki Terrace, a bit James Bond somehow and just a bit nuclear tower. But WOW! I do love this block!
Here is a variation on a very popular mid century design. You’ve seen it on plates, saucers, all kinds of dinnerwear.
This Mid Century Modern Sampler Quilt is in full swing! Aren’t these fun blocks? Just wait until you see the setting! This week’s block is Beaded Curtain! You’ll recognize the design from room dividers of the era… Wooden screens or lengths of beads.
The leaf. Symbol of Life. Symbol of Growth. Symbol of Spring. Ancient. Simple, easily recognizable and very Modern!
For those of you who have never visited the fair city of Anaheim, California, I apologize. This block is inspired by the large sign that once greeted visitors to the famous amusement park in Anaheim. The parks name was spelled out one letter to each rectangle. The sign is long gone but residents and visitors […]
As I drive down the 91 Fwy heading to my classes in northwest Orange County, I can just spy the Fullerton Bowl up near the overpass. As I started to plan this quilt, I knew I had to include the iconic diamond shapes of their sign.
Now you know I have gone off the deep end. What do Cypress Bricks have to do with the Mid-Century Modern Movement? Well… Plenty!
The winter has been long this year. Here in Southern California, it is raining at last. I love being snug at my computer while the rain falls! Now, if only I had a bit of candy… Ohh! Candy Canes!