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A Straight Grain Arrowhead Block

Today I was writing over on my shop’s blog! Check out my new pattern for the ON-GRAIN Arrowhead block! Those experienced won’t need instructions but look for a tutorial on using the new pattern in a few days!

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Hi Everyone!


Sometimes when I’m working on sewing down my scrap pile I come across an idea.  Today I wanted to see if I could make Anita Grossman’s Arrowhead block using some of my scrap strips.  If you have never tried her version of the Arrowhead block I highly recommend it.  It is fun to do and will open your eyes to a whole new way of piecing.


The block is featured in her book Rotary Cutting REVOLUTION, seen below…


It is also featured on Anita’s blog here and here!

I made this block a couple of years ago at quilt retreat and the one thing I remember was the outside edges of the block are all on the bias.  For some people this isn’t an issue but for me, as I’m known for OVER pressing, I know I’d run into trouble.

So off I am at the drawing table…

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2 Weeks and 56 Blocks Later I’ve Almost Made Butter!

I've been making lots of blocks using the Speedy Churn Dash pattern sheet.  Each one is unique and they are so fun! I've completed 56 and plan for a sashing and a border.  This pattern is developing into another 'no waste' design as I'm incorporating the extra 3" blocks as border treatment.  I had thought of a white… Continue reading 2 Weeks and 56 Blocks Later I’ve Almost Made Butter!