April BOM is a Star!

This month’s block is the Hunter’s Star. The original Hunter’s Star was designed with diamond shapes but this pattern uses easy half-square triangles instead.  The Barn Quilt is located near Harrow, Ontario and affectionately named Ruby Blue in memory of the owner’s great grandmother.  For members of Block of the Month, your pattern will be … Continue reading April BOM is a Star!

Sew Up A “Young Man’s Fancy”

This month’s barn quilt is located near Dashwood Ontario. The block is called “Young Man’s Fancy” although some of you may know it as the more recent name, “Goose in the Pond”. This was the first block that the property owner had pieced. The black and white colours represent the Holstein cows raised on the … Continue reading Sew Up A “Young Man’s Fancy”