Oh! This has been fun! These blocks have sure been an adventure. Thanks for sailing along with us as we have tumbled through these Nautical blocks. And though this is our 25th and final block, the Tumbler Trimming instructions will go up tomorrow (FINALLY!) and the setting instructions for this beautiful quilt will be up […]
We need some fish in this Nautical Tumble Quilt, don’t you think? So this block has a whole SCHOOL!
“A wonderful bird is the pelican, His bill will hold more than his belican.” Excerpt from poem by Ogden Nash
This is so much fun! This block allows you to send a coded message to the future at the same time you are giving a glimpse of history!
We are revisiting the Log Cabin quilt genre with our Shipping Lanes Block this week. A few weeks block we did the Hatches of Patches BullsEye Log Cabin Block. Shipping Lanes is just the same… But Totally Different! This Log Cabin has a Fields and Furrows set where every other block is turned 180 degrees. […]
This block is a bit different. Instead of things concerned with a ship, this is the view from the ship. The island is my rendition of Santa Catalina Island… you know, 26 miles across the sea… from the SoCal coast. It may not be a perfect likeness, just my impression of beautiful Catalina!
Time is running out… Better make some Hourglasses! This block has some options…
Isn’t this a handsome boat? Just made for a leisure day exploring the coastline… The gentle sea, magnificent rocks, and a good companion. Maybe that is what Lyle Hess, the Southern California Boat designer, had in mind when he designed this 16 foot beauty. I know a day like that is what I was thinking […]
Have you noticed? This quilt has become a study of pieced quilt blocks. And that study would not be complete without a Bullseye block. So here it is…
Last Fall, Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast hard. When the storm finally passed, the Barnegat Bay Lighthouse stood as a testament to the enduring determination of the residents of that area and a shining beacon for their recovery.