Hello!

Welcome to American Homestead. I'm happy you have found my blog. Make yourself comfy and see what's been happening around here. I write about the things that interest me ~ creativity, travel, food, nature and a happy life. I'd love to read your comments.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Honoring Women's Rights ~ Week 10

New York
 

 We are quilting along with Barbara Brackman's
Block of the Week, Grandmother's Choice.
 
 
Fabric Requirements:
 
1 - 4 1/2" square
 
Cut 2 light and 1 dark - 1 13/16" x 4 1/2"
 
Cut 2 dark and 1 light - 1 13/16" x 8 1/2"
 
 
Sew strips together according to size.
Press seams to the dark fabric.
 
 
Sew 4 1/2" square and small strip
set together as shown,  press seam
to the 4 1/2" square.
 
 
Sew large strip set to bottom and
press seam open to reduce bulk.
Square to 8 1/2".
 
Check out the Flickr site where everyone can
post their work:
 
 
 
 
 
 

1 comment:

  1. Hi, Ellen. This is a lovely block with the beautiful fabrics you chose. Also enjoyed your pictures of Houston.
    best, nadia

    ReplyDelete