quilt blocks

Looking for some cool new quilt blocks to try out especially for your bee mates? Have a look below. When I design quilt blocks, I usually let nature guide me to the design. Then I draw it up on paper or directly in EQ7. Then I sew the block up at least twice to make sure the construction is quick, easy and efficient. Sometimes I have to change my method and paper piece instead of regular piecing.

 

Most of these were designed for Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Volumes 11-15. Feel free to pick up a copy of the magazine or download a digital version of these blocks.

Original Blocks for Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Magazines

Never Ending Time

Tick tock, get off my clock. Wouldn't it be nice if we had just more time? Never Ending Time creates an illustion of flipping over a time glass for a little bit more time.

Mountain Range

The beauty of the "Carolina Mountains" never ceases to amaze me. Since I lived close to the Appilachian Mountains for many years, it too has a great impact on my creations.

Polar Star

Polar lights and polar stars - have you ever seen one? I haven't, but I would love too. And you? This is a not a block for beginners. You should know your foundation paper piecing.

Danube River

The beauty of the "Donau" has a direct impact on our lives here in Germany. It is one of the largest rivers that flows through Southern Germany. Somedays it is the most beautiful creations on earth.

Gristmill Star

My very first quilt block accepted by Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks. The first time I designed it, the center was made of folded squares and had a cool 3-D effect. I didn't sumbmit this ne, because I thought it was too extravagent.

Seagulls in the Sand

Rejected as a block and offered as a free download for all of you to enjoy. Why was it rejected? Who knows! Maybe it already exists or it is just too boring.

Miscellaneous blocks available for download.

Log Cabin Points

Designed for the Tonga Treats Challenge and offered as a free block download on Craftsy.

Alternate Log Cabin Points 6 Inch

Designed for the Tonga Challenge and offered as a free download on Craftsy.

Retro Bathing Suit

Every gal should have the perfect fitting bathing suit and I think this one is just the ticket. Available on Craftsy.

Forgotte Five Mini Four Inch Block

Sewing small can be a challenge but with a few helpful tricks, you can sew accurately. This is the Forgotton Five Mini Block as used on a mini quilt for the Moda Bake Shop.

Creative Challenge Blocks designed for the Munich Modern Quilter's Guild (not available for download).

Bavarian Star

Spin Cycle

Windpower

Log Cabin on a Hill

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