Category Archives: Log Cabin Quilts

Applique Logs 46, 47, 48, 49 and 50

Opening up this series was like finding some long lost friends. Love these designs. I particularly love the one above! I might be tempted to have a little play  now I have it open, to see if I can add … Continue reading

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Less Logs in the Cabin 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10

First three designs have just tiny changes. These are the sort of changes I would make when piecing a top together … not always intentionally. In the one above it looks like I made the wrong number of all dark … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Blues 25, 26, 27 and 28

Interesting. If I look at the light I would like to change it, but if I look at the dark I like the design. I would try using a brighter dark, or a softer light to balance the shades to … Continue reading

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Logs on the Pile 31, 32, 33, 34 and 35

Like that first one! This one too. I have been to a real quilt retreat with some wonderful friends, had a wonderful time, but did very few stitches. It is dangerous to laugh and hold a small sharp object at … Continue reading

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City Courthouse 46, 47, 48, 49 and 50

The five designs today show how a design might progress as you realize the fabric you have won’t quite stretch to fit the original design. In my case, it is just a sign of curiosity to see what happens when … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Baby Blocks 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10

I think I would quilt more diamond Log Cabin blocks around the coloured pieced diamonds. My favourite is the subdued one above. Maybe because I am working with those colours at the moment. Don’t get excited, I am making clothes. … Continue reading

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Red and White Logs 71, 72, 73, 74 and 75

I had forgotten that this project file was empty of designs I hadn’t shared … so I made some new ones. The one above looks like a logo for something! Both the one above and the one below look like … Continue reading

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Logs on Point + Extras 48, 49, 50 , 51 and 52

It seems to me that somebody is adding two Wednesdays to the week as they seem to come around very quickly! In the second design for the day I have replaced four blocks, and twisted eight 180 degrees … I … Continue reading

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Curved Cornerstones 17, 17, 18, 19 and 20

Middle of the week again … I think I will nominate it for the fastest week of the year! Time for a quiet little retreat with Log Cabin blocks … so we can forget that the new financial year is … Continue reading

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Less Logs in the Cabin 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

One day I was wondering how I would go about making a 7 inch Log Cabin block … and worked out that you could simply leave off one round of a 9 inch block … then had to see what … Continue reading

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