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Holiday Solstice #9 and Autumn Vibes!

If you received my newsletter, you know it has been a week.  We lost Steve's mom last weekend.  Then the Tropical Storm Isaac took out our power from Tuesday mid-day to late yesterday.  So, I'm a little behind on spreading the word on my new pattern and online class.  Therefore, I've extended a discount and want to re-share some news I shared on Tuesday Blog post and social media.I also have Clue #9 ready.  I have to reshuffle some of the clues, due to the storm outage.  Therefore, you are making four more Stings the Toes Blocks. 
You can either make them with the same fabrics as Clue #8 or your can pick similar color and values.    You can download Clue #9: HEREFor those of you that missed Tuesday's  Blog post.  You can get all the details here.  Quilt Block Mania Blog Post.Let me give you the highlights.Tuesday, I shared a free Block and a new pattern series!  Plus, a new series of mini-online classes.Quilt Block ManiaFirst, a couple weeks back, several quilt designer…

Quilt Block Mania - School Girl's Puzzle

I'm so existed I have a lot of fun information to share with you today.   A free Block and a new pattern series!  Plus, a new series of mini-online classes.
Quilt Block ManiaFirst, a couple weeks back, several quilt designers got together and decided we'd put together some FREE themed quilt blocks to share with all of you!    All of these blocks finish at 12″ x 12″. You can download all the Blocks for free, or just your favorites. This month theme is "Return to School", therefore I decided to make and share the School Girl's Puzzle.
School Girl's Puzzle is made up of Half Square Triangles and utilizes four values of fabric plus Background.  Light, Light-Medium, Medium and Dark.  I've provided step-by-step instructions in my download.  It comes together easily with the help of the Studio 180 Design Tucker Trimmer I.  All of the designers are using the same color plan in their Blocks.   Therefore you could combine this quilt block with other designer blocks, i…

Holiday Solstice -Clue #8 - Another Challenge but you got this!

So sorry for the delay.  If you aren't in the Holiday Solstice Facebook group, you probably aren't aware that I'm dealing with a sick pup at home.  So I apologize.  But better late than never.  If there is anything I've learned during these times is to focus on what really matters.  So, I know most of you don't mind the delay and apologies to those that do for being 24 hours late on this Clue.  Life takes over at times.  Special announcement on Tuesday Make sure to tune in Tuesday to this blog, as well as my Tutorial Tuesday, as I will have an announcement.  
Holiday Solstice -Clue #8 - Another challenge but you got this!  This is a beautiful block.  We are going to be making (4) Stings the Toes Blocks.    You will need the Split Rects, Tucker Trimmer I and Quilter's Magic Wand

I love this block, it uses one of my favorite units.   I unofficially call it the Rangeley Combo block.  I used it in my Dogwood Lane Quilt Pattern.  You will use the Tucker Trimmer to ma…