Tag Archives: Quilter’s Retreat

Less Logs in the Cabin 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25

Most of my Log Cabin quilt designs use blocks with four rounds of logs around the centre square. This series has just three logs. Even with just three rounds of logs I tried a Thick and Thin version of Courthouse … Continue reading

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Log Cabin 51, 52, 53, 54 and 55

From a new series to an old one. Each of these designs use exactly the same blocks as my favourite Log Cabin variations, Barnraising. Just  few twists and turns and you could have something just a little bit different. I … 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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Applique Logs 51, 52, 53, 54 and 55

  Not a lot I can say apart from … I love them, and they keep getting batter from top to bottom!

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Curved Cornerstones + 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25

Love playing with this little blocks running all over the place! It is a bit like adding quilting lines before adding the wadding and backing fabric. Sometimes the most effective way to use the lines of little squares is to … Continue reading

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Log Court 57, 58, 59 and 60

Interesting. Like it! The third would make a striking wall hanging.   Like the star which is hiding in there.

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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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TNT Logs 39, 40, 41 and 42

I thought there were supposed to be 6 days between Wednesdays, but I seem to have missed a few of those days lately. Long weekends don’t help me keep up with what day it is. (I had to correct a … Continue reading

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Logs on the Pile 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30

I was reminded that today is the middle of the week when the garbage truck came past … otherwise there would not have been Log Cabin designs in the middle of the week. Just as well I remember what day … Continue reading

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Curved Cornerstones + 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10

This series mixes straight and curved cornerstone blocks. The design above uses straight blocks and both light and dark fabrics, while the curved blocks are all light fabrics apart from the cornerstones. I am trying to get the curves under … Continue reading

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