I've been gone way too long. Working full time has really put a cramp in my quilting. I have lots to tell but first I want to show what I made today.
A few weeks ago I was rearranging the clump of blankets on my bed ( I won't lie and say I was making the bed) and realized that my main quilt doesn't cover the entire king size bed. I made it when Sweetie Pie and I married and it's a tad short on the sides. So I decide I want a new bed quilt, last one made 8 years ago or more :)
I sat down and decided to make a Modernish sampler quilt with blocks of different sizes. I sat down drew up a few details and tried to make size requirements for blocks. Then decided that was too much work and I would just wing it! Well, I guess we know how this may end.
I had 2 charm packs of 5 in. squares of Quilt Blocks, 3 yards of white, and assorted yards of solids and prints.
Today I made my first block: Box it's a traditional block. Don't know how it got it's name.
BOX, finishes 12 inches
4 -5 inch grey print charm squares
4- 5 inch yellow solid squares
1- 4 inch yellow solid square
Take 1 grey squarer RS up and 1 yellow square RS down. Draw a line from point to point and sew 1/4 inch from both sides of the line. Make 4 of these. Cut on the line to make 8 half square triangle patches.
This, is how the patches should look: