Category Archives: Mid Week Retreat

Logs OP + 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Each of the designs here may have some artistic merit for using them on any given day.   Forgetting the artistic bit, on a more practical level they could just be the perfect way to use up just so many … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Quilting 1, 2 and 3

This collection is dedicated to those who have been confined to their cabins during a long cold winter … while we occasionally roasted under a midday sun. Log Cabin blocks with spring flowers used in the quilting designs   I … Continue reading

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Red and White Logs 81, 82, 83, 84 and 85

How come the middle of the week rolls around much quicker than the weekend? At least it is a chance to show off some designs featuring Log Cabin block variations! In this series I have tried very hard to keep … Continue reading

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Logs on Point in Purple 13, 14, 15 and 16

Different. Very different. And two which are rather ordinary by comparison …     … but I like them.

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Applique Logs 56, 57, 58, 59 and 60

Love the first … … love the second … … the third is OK … … love the fourth … … but the fifth is my favourite! I think I might play with some quilting designs for Log Cabin quilts … Continue reading

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TNT Logs + 20, 21 and 22

The first designs I shared today had a limited choice of blocks … they all had both light and dark fabrics. These have some blocks which are all dark, and others in this series have all light blocks, others have some … Continue reading

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TNT Logs 43, 44 and 45

Not too sure why, but this one doesn’t appeal to me much. The second one much more, and it is exactly the same design with the colours reversed in the blocks.   To get this design, I turned eight blocks … Continue reading

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TNT Log Jam 36, 37, 38, 39 and 40

I love this first one. Interesting, but not sure that I like it. Not too sure if I like this one more than the first one … or not. I know I like this one more than the second one! … 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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Less Logs in the Cabin 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20

Less strips in a Log Cabin block could make smaller blocks, or big quilts more quickly using wider strips. However, I was a bit doubtful about how effective the designs might be … but I am finding that the designs … Continue reading

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