Block #36 Flower Garden Path, difficult to keep the shape and no matter what I did I couldn't get my center points to come together, rather than starting over I accepted my "path" as it was!

Block #36 Flower Garden Path, difficult to keep the shape and no matter what I did I couldn't get my center points to come together, rather than starting over I accepted my "path" as it was!

Block # 38 Four Winds, there are 64 pieces in this 6 inch block so not for the week at heart, I found that making my stitch length super tight, it really helped to keep the seams straight & tight.

Block # 38 Four Winds, there are 64 pieces in this 6 inch block so not for the week at heart, I found that making my stitch length super tight, it really helped to keep the seams straight & tight.

Block #96 "Tulip", super easy to piece, straight lines and looks great in primary colors and on point.

Block #96 "Tulip", super easy to piece, straight lines and looks great in primary colors and on point.

Block # 31 - Evening Star,  I remember the Minnesota starry nights, looking for the North Star, the big and little dippers and sleeping out on the ground at Gramma's and at campgrounds. The essay winner wrote that "men can hold deeds to the land, but the beautiful country view, they do not own". This block is easy to make and would look great in any color combination.

Block # 31 - Evening Star, I remember the Minnesota starry nights, looking for the North Star, the big and little dippers and sleeping out on the ground at Gramma's and at campgrounds. The essay winner wrote that "men can hold deeds to the land, but the beautiful country view, they do not own". This block is easy to make and would look great in any color combination.

Block # 34 Flock, easy block to make, reminded me of the flocks of geese that would fly north for the summer and south for the winter, always wanted to go with them, Minnesota winters were brutal!

Block # 34 Flock, easy block to make, reminded me of the flocks of geese that would fly north for the summer and south for the winter, always wanted to go with them, Minnesota winters were brutal!

Block # 33 Farmer's Puzzle, easy block to piece and comes out looking sharp with the black & red. All the pieces in these blocks are like a puzzle, before I sew them, I lay them out as puzzle pieces so I know how they will look. Puzzles are relaxing!

Block # 33 Farmer's Puzzle, easy block to piece and comes out looking sharp with the black & red. All the pieces in these blocks are like a puzzle, before I sew them, I lay them out as puzzle pieces so I know how they will look. Puzzles are relaxing!

Block # 18 - Century of Progress, difficult block to piece to keep the points sharp, but I love this block, the contrast of the red and green, I think this block would make an awesome Christmas quilt.

Block # 18 - Century of Progress, difficult block to piece to keep the points sharp, but I love this block, the contrast of the red and green, I think this block would make an awesome Christmas quilt.

Block # 45 "Grape Basket", I chose the greens for my grapes for a nice "white wine"! fun block to chose fabrics for and to sew. The essay focused on her and her husband's tremendous efforts to eradicate the "cons" of being a farmer, they tackled the hardships together and worked as a team to make farm life a great life, I love that concept.

Block # 45 "Grape Basket", I chose the greens for my grapes for a nice "white wine"! fun block to chose fabrics for and to sew. The essay focused on her and her husband's tremendous efforts to eradicate the "cons" of being a farmer, they tackled the hardships together and worked as a team to make farm life a great life, I love that concept.

Block # 70 "Prairie Queen" easy block and striking in black & red. This block would make a beautiful quilt.

Block # 70 "Prairie Queen" easy block and striking in black & red. This block would make a beautiful quilt.

Block 5: Disappearing pinwheel sampler quilt

Block 5: Disappearing pinwheel sampler quilt

How to make a disappearing pinwheel block Learn how to make this block in less than 2 minutes. Materials Two 9 inch squares in contrasting fabrics Block size The finished block is 10 inch s…

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