Friday, June 29, 2012

Lisa Visits Country Threads & A Giveaway!

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Lisa and Leanne visited Country Threads Pattern Company & Quilt Shop. Wow, Leanne has some fabulous shops in her area! Everyone was gearing up for the All Iowa Shop Hop! Did you do the Shop Hop? Here's some eye candy from Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene's shop! Thank you for treating us to this sneak peek!








Now to some giveaway fun! Tell us the name of your favorite traditional quilt block! Entries before 4 p.m. Friday, July 6th, 2012 please! Good luck!

-hg

80 comments:

Nancy said...

My favorite is Flying Geese

Carri said...

I love the card trick! So much fun & shows off fabric so well.

Joyce said...

Courthouse steps is my favorite at the moment.

scottylover said...

I love bow tie blocks! They are just too cute to me. :)

Sandy A

laurie in texas said...

Favoritest has got to be the Ohio Star! Easy for me and I love playing around with different color combinations!

Cecilia said...

My favorite is the Ohio Star. I love all star blocks.

Judy1522 said...

My favorite is tumbling blocks

Marcia W. said...

My favorite block is the versatile nine patch block. It is still a challenging block for me to make due to matching so many seams.

Joanna said...

I love the log cabin block. It's simple but offers so many options.

Lee said...

I love log cabin blocks!

lindav said...

Definitely the good, old-fashioned 9-patch! Whether you use traditional fabrics, modern batiks or a scrappy look it always looks perfect!

Jan said...

I love a disappearing nine patch.

BarbaraG said...

Irish Chain - which really requires 2 blocks. But what a stunning quilt!

Emily C said...

I love stars, so Ohio Star is my pick.

LeAnne said...

Flying geese in any combination are my favorite.

robin said...

I love Bear's Paw.

andri. said...

I love the log cabin blocks:)
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SunflowerSkies said...

My favorite is definitely Flying Geese!

Lisa Cox said...

Dresden plates are just gorgeous.

Diane H said...

I'm currently having fun making snowball blocks. They work well with charm packs.

Barb said...

Churn Dash-large or small-I love them all :)

NancyL said...

May favorite basic block that works by itself and alternating with other blocks is the 9 patch! Just can't go wrong; can vary with the 4 patch!

Becky said...

I love the log cabin block.

Potpourri said...

I love the Monkey Wrench block.

Sandy D said...

The Flying Kite is my Favorite I found it through The Fat Quarter Shop while doing their Vintage Kansas City Star Block of The Month.I loved doing it.

ljeanne said...

I love snowball blocks. So versatile!

Kristy said...

Today my fave is Churn Dash. I must admit my faves change routinely. I love them all! soardkg@fuse.net

bets said...

Stars, stars, stars in any patterns are my favorites! But love flying geese and snowball too....

Erin said...

I like so many, but I think churn dash is my favorite.

Leeanne said...

Most defiantly the Dresden Plate!!

ritainalaska said...

the nine patch is so versitile; cut it up and sew it back together a different way for a different block.

barb said...

Nine patch is my favorite. no points or asked angles, i can never get my points right babscorbitt@gmail.com

Dana Gaffney said...

Log Cabin is my favorite block, you can have so much fun with it. Thanks.

Linda said...

HELLO! MY FAVORITE IS THE PINWHEEL BLOCK! THANK YOU!

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Carol said...

Log cabin is my favorite!

Lisa said...

Flying Geese is my favorite!

Inge Lise said...

I love log cabin - currently I sew on a "crazy" log cabin

Kathy said...

I like Storm at Sea best.

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Kelly Ann said...

Churn Dash...

stichnRN said...

my favorite to look at is the double wedding ring and has been since i was little. mom often put her double wedding ring on her bed. i love the interlocking rings. BUT i still don't have mine done...... i like to make any star block.

Jean said...

That question is harder than you might think, so many wonderful choices. Has anyone said attic window yet? I'll say attic window.

Sondra Sonka said...

My favorite is and will probably always be a good old fashioned 9 patch.

Penny Barnes said...

I'm always a fan of the log cabin...I think it holds a special place in my heart since it was my first quilt book purchased.

The Thimblemouse of Country Crossroads said...

My favorite is the Churn Dash!

Cyndi loves to stitch said...

Wow wow wow lots of cool samples in that shop!! Would like to be close enough to visit! Thanks for a few peeks into her shop!

My favorite is also probably the Churn Dash because it always seems to work out well.

Michele said...

My favorite is the log cabin:)

Pat S. said...

Log Cabin is my favorite traditional block, mainly because there are so many design possibilities. Thanks "sew much" for this chance to win your giveaway!

jackiero said...

Half-blocks resewn together...unusual variations of fabric, turned in different directions creates different looks & patterns.

Kaye M. tkmattson@hotmail.com said...

I love star blocks so my favorite is the Ohio Star.

Deb said...

I like Log Cabin since it was the very first pattern I made years ago. Now I also like pinwheels.

Michelle Hudak said...

Flying Geese is my favorite.
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Shirley said...

Pinwheels is my all time favorite!
They always seem to be fun and in happy colors!

Thanks for asking....

Dorian said...

The Irish Chain is my favorite quilt pattern. I love the look of chain quilts and this one is a fun pattern.

Martina said...

My favourite is the flying geese block! Thanks so much!

Susan J. said...

I love what you can do with a simple nine patch block.

D said...

I like the virginia reel block! So traditional and historic!

Beth said...

My favorite is the log cabin block

Beth

Lisnaweary Quilts said...

I think my favourite has to be log cabin, I love all the variations - curved.courthouse steps etc and I think its wonderful as a modern block as well as a traditional one!

Kim Q said...

I love stars, and Ohio Star would have to be my favorite.

Samantha K said...

I love the classic log cabin!! The possibilities with it are endless!! Thank you!

Laura G said...

I love the log cabin block and courthouse steps block because of the scrappy effect you can effect with them.

SandyFromNJ said...

My favorite is the friendship block. :)

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Sandie said...

I <3 them all, but if I have to narrow it down, it is a tie between the Lone Star , and Feathered Star patterns. And Log Cabin, and the Pineapple and....

Gisela Suski said...

I would have to say is the flying geese. You get to use so many different fabrics.

Gale, Ky quilter said...

I love, love, love Log Cabin blocks. There are so many different designs that come from such a simple block and scrappy or color coordinated Log Cabin Quilts are beautiful!

Linda said...

Baskets, especially the stamp one.

Kerri S said...

i like the nine patch

Karen said...

I love the Ohio Star -- and Star blocks in General...

They work up so beautifully !!

Karen

Helen said...

I love the nine patch.

Erin said...

My favorite is Flying Geese.
Thanks,
Erin
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Cindy Sews said...

My favorite is log cabin!!! Thanks for the giveaway! I hope I win!!!

Malinda said...

I love pinwheels, but getting those centers matched up....

Kristen Sanderson said...

I love the Friendship Star. Thanks for the giveaway. ksanderson@hotmail.ca

Chandice Mcinerney said...

The log cabin block of course :-)

magicthimblecreations said...

Churn Dash

Material Girl said...
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Material Girl said...

Anything to do with stars!

Mike Pearson said...

Log Cabin...cuz it's quick and easy :)

Amy, a redeemed sheep said...

My favorite is the Dresden plate. I love making this block!!