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Liberty Lemoyne for Clue #9

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  We are at our midpoint of the Mystery and Clue #9 is Liberty Lemoyne Star! I featured it in Liberty Court , a pattern I released late last year, which features Liberty Lemoyne Stars with Court House Steps. You can  purchase the pattern in my Etsy shop. .  Liberty Court is one of the patterns being offered at our Rangeley Fall Quilt Camp.  Make sure to check out our progress on my Facebook page Liberty Court Several of you have asked about attending Rangeley Fall Quilt Camp next year.  Those that are here this year   have first rights to their spots.  Then, it is opened to the public for sign-up.  If there are open spots they will be announced in next week's newsletter. Haley Pond at Rangeley Inn - Photo courtesy of Christina Hutchins Clue #9 - Liberty Court is a block that you are going to want to take your time with and follow the steps closely.  Below I have a few tips and reminders. You will want to select fabric that reads more as a solid but has some interest.   This, of cou

Wowzah! Majesty Lemoyne is Clue #8

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 Wowzah!  Majesty Lemoyne is Clue #8!   This is one of the tougher blocks, but totally worth it! I designed this Block for my Majesty Lemoyne Quilt .  One of my favorites!   Majesty Lemoyne There are going to be a few areas that you really need to be careful; fabric selection, fabric placement, accurate strip cutting, good 1/4" seam and safe pressing.  All of these are critical for this block.   Let's start with Fabric Selection: If you are selecting your own fabric, I'd highly recommend selecting that fabrics that are almost tone-on-tone but with some texture.   You will want to think through the placement as well.  I went back an forth one which fabric I wanted to use where.  You have to make the decision before you cut, since they are different sizes based on their placement.   I highly recommend taking your time to cut them properly, with your best cutting skills.  Additionally, I think you should label them, with pins, or stickies.  Quarter inch seam!  Key! You need t