Category Archives: Log Cabin Quilter's Mid Week Retreat

Curved Cornerstones 61, 62, 63, 64, 65

Lots of interesting curvy lines, all made with straight seams. The centre part of this design made me think of a box which has split open at all four corners, showing a large diamond on the bottom! I guess there … Continue reading

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Log Heap 51, 52, 53, 54, 55

It is always fun to me to try to mix up something a bit different in old favourites. In the first Log Cabin design for this week there are 52 normal half light, half dark blocks, along with 8 all … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Quilting 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

It always amazes me just how some rather common block designs can be twisted and turned to create some very interesting quilt designs. The first design uses Courthouse Steps. Just four blocks recoloured makes a more interesting overall design. Change … Continue reading

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Cornerstones 66, 67, 68, 69, 70

Every design in this series use 64 identical blocks known as Chimneys and cornerstones, or simply Cornerstones. That means you can make the blocks while thinking about how you will arrange them in the final design. I would advise that … Continue reading

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Logs at Lochiel 31, 32, 33, 34, 35

Not sure that i like pretty in pink Log Cabin designs, but any Log Cabin can be made in any combination of colours you desire. On the day I was playing with the colouring in these blocks I was in … Continue reading

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Logs on the Road 46, 47, 48, 49, 50

Very basic Log Cabin blocks in a not so basic arrangement. Sixteen blocks turned 180 degrees … love the results! Interesting, but what about making a bit of a change? I think I like it more this way, but not … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever Isolation Area 51, 52, 53, 54, 55

I have the urge every so often to play with Log Cabin blocks. This project has been around for a long time, with a LOT of quilt designs in it, but a large proportion of them have Thick and Thin … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Baby Blocks 71, 72, 73, 74, 75

Interesting. The blocks in this project file were drafted as very ordinary Log Cabin blocks, and Electric Quilt distorts them to fit the layout. In Electric Quilt any square block can be placed in any quilt layout, including hexagons, and … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever 121, 122, 123, 124, 125

Very interesting! I have turned eight blocks around, and not anywhere near as interesting. Not too sure that I like the design above, but it might appeal to some people. Like the one above … not too fussy, almost simple, … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Mixed 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

Interesting! This project has variations of all the familiar Log Cabin, Chimneys and Cornerstones, Courthouse Steps and Curved Log Cabins. Can you pick them all in todays designs? I wonder how many different combinations are possible with a few colour … Continue reading

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