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”

February Show n Tell

Mary Cunningham has done an amazing job with the Barn Quilts, they are addictive! Mary Cunningham BOM Samples Heather Buchan Barn Blocks Glenna Churchill Barn Quilts Donna Farrow block of the month blocks Debbie Foster Barn Quilts Bev Davidge Barn quilts Marilyn Lockyer Barn Quilts Leona Blair Barn Quilts Anna Cornel Barn Quilt Pillows Anna … Continue reading February Show n Tell

January BOM & Special Show & Tell

January’s Block of the Month is based on the traditional “Tree of Life” pattern. It has a long history of various meanings among many different cultures: a symbol of our connection to our ancestors and to family, our individual uniqueness, our strength, a symbol of rebirth and new beginnings, etc. Thank you to Peggy who … Continue reading January BOM & Special Show & Tell