Category Archives: Cornerstones

Cornerstones + 46, 47, 48, 49, 50

Interesting centre. Love the one above … though I can see a couple of changes which may, or may not, make it better. I admit to being addicted to trying each and every possible change with every design just to … Continue reading

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Cornerstones 41, 42, 43, 44, 45

Trying a new set of colours … I like them, but … … but I should have left myself enough time to have another coffee before I had to post this. Now the coffee has kicked in I can see … Continue reading

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Cornerstone + Blues 81, 82, 83, 84, 85

This projec file always reminds me that we make quilts to keep us warm. The colours are certainly not pretty, but would appeal to a lot of blokes. (Blokes are the males of the human species in Australia.) The one above … Continue reading

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Cornerstones + 41, 42, 43, 44, 45

This collection remind me of tartans … even though they don’t look like tartan! I love the little contrast of white in the red blocks. It is tempting to add them to every dark block, but I think they would … Continue reading

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Cornerstones + Extras 76, 77, 78, 79, 80

If five friends got together to make quilts using the Cornerstone Log Cabin block they could all make some little tweaks to make their own original design. If they all used the same fabrics it would be quite an exercise … Continue reading

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Cornerstones + 36, 37, 38, 39, 40

The last chance to retreat from the world for a few minutes to study some Log Cabin designs. I rather like the texture added to Log Cabin blocks with the addition of Cornerstones. I plan to continue sharing virtual designs … Continue reading

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Cornerstones + Extras 71, 72, 73, 74 and 75

Love the first one! Second one OK. Love the third. Like the fourth a lot. Like the last  … love this series.

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Cornerstones + Extras 66, 67, 68, 69 and 70

Blue is probably my least favourite colour, but I like this series … it always looks warm, which is something I like real quilts to be. The winter which has just ended here in Australia has been cold, and the … Continue reading

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Cornerstones + 34

Warm colours with a touch of green … need the warmth at the moment, as it is rather cool outdoors at the moment, the weeds are growing despite the cold though! Like the first one a lot. Second one not … Continue reading

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Cornerstone Block Variations

Last week I issued a challenge during the mid week Log Cabin Retreat … to see how many different ways you can use light and dark fabrics in the Chimney and Cornerstones block. I tried to sort my collection into … Continue reading

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