Entries by Lee Heinrich

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Summer Sampler 2017: Block 10 – Spring Star

It’s Monday, so are you all ready for Block 10 of Summer Sampler 2017? This week we’re working on Spring Star by Faith Jones of Fresh Lemons Quilts. This time, we’re turning from the usual 4-patch/9-patch set-up and branching out with a kaleidoscope-style block that’s pieced in wedges instead of triangles or squares. As a […]

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Summer Sampler 2017: Block 7 – Turning Star

Good morning! Block 7 of Summer Sampler 2017 has arrived! It’s Turning Star by Lynne Goldsworthy of Lily’s Quilts. I’ve been looking forward to making this one since we first got Lynne’s mock-up! Love love love this block. And it’s not a difficult paper-piecing project—it comes together so nicely! Now for this week’s tip. If […]

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Summer Sampler 2017: Block 6 – Marine Star

Summer Sampler 2017 Block 6 is here! This week, we’re doing a simplified mariner’s compass block—Marine Star by Katie Blakesley of Swim Bike Quilt. I did the 6″ version of this block, and I’m not going to mince words: It’s a challenging one. LOL. Particularly in the 6″ size, the paper-piecing isn’t too bad—it’s joining […]

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Summer Sampler 2017: Block 3 – Celestial Star

It’s only Memorial Day, but we’re officially three weeks into summer with Summer Sampler 2017! Here’s block 3 of the Summer Sampler 2017 quilt-along, Celestial Star by Holly DeGroot of Bijou Lovely. Last week we dipped our toes into the paper-piecing pool. This week we’re really taking the plunge. So if you haven’t paper-pieced before […]

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Summer Sampler 2017: Block 2 – Tilted Star

Block 2 of Summer Sampler 2017 is here! This one is called Tilted Star, by Karen Lewis of Karen Lewis Textiles. This is such a unique block—it’s like a star that’s trying to be a pinwheel. LOL. I loved making mine in the 6″ size. In case you aren’t familiar with Summer Sampler 2017, it’s the block-of-the-week quilt-along that I’m […]