Tag Archives: Farmer’s wife

Small pieces

On the Easter weekend, I felt the need for the zen which comes from piecing a million small pieces of fabric together (well, maybe only 80), so I went back to the Farmer’s Wife quilt-a-long, with Angie from GnomeAngel, and picked fabrics for block #30, Em. Which makes me think of Auntie Em, from the […]

Farmer’s wife blocks update

I’m not compliant to this sew along, I must admit. Mostly because I’ve been doing the blocks which appeal to me, and since I prefer the foundation paper piecing, I’ve also been printing out some of the templates to skip ahead. Angie says we should have 22 blocks done — I’ve made 4. But one […]

Caroline and Photos

This week, I’ve been sewing bits and pieces of a lot of projects, so guess what I finished?  Right, not much.  But I did finish Block #20, Caroline, from the Farmer’s Wife sew along ( #fqs1930sfarmerswife ).  The contrast of this block turned out well, although is two out of three metallic fabrics too much? […]

Making Farmer’s Wife Blocks

I have joined in with the oh-so-cute block making for the latest book by Lauren Hird, Farmer’s Wife 1930s.  I am using modern fabrics in a warm brights palette so I can eventually set them on a navy background.   I did join the Facebook group but I don’t use really FB for crafty stuff so […]