Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 40 - Grandmother.  I changed the paper-piecing templates that came with the book in order to eradicate the two set-in seams. It is simpler this way.  You can find out how, together with a template for the handle by clicking the photo.

Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 40 - Grandmother. I changed the paper-piecing templates that came with the book in order to eradicate the two set-in seams. It is simpler this way. You can find out how, together with a template for the handle by clicking the photo.

Block 37 - Rosemary. Another paper-pieced Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block. It took a little time but it was relatively straightforward.

Block 37 - Rosemary. Another paper-pieced Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block. It took a little time but it was relatively straightforward.

My favorite apples are "pink ladies" so I just had to make one of my Apple Picking blocks in pink!  #beeinmybonnet #farmgirlvintage #applepickingblock

My favorite apples are "pink ladies" so I just had to make one of my Apple Picking blocks in pink! #beeinmybonnet #farmgirlvintage #applepickingblock

On this page you will find every block I have made from Laurie Hird’s Farmer’s Wife 1930s Sampler Quilt  book.  If there is no photo ass...

On this page you will find every block I have made from Laurie Hird’s Farmer’s Wife 1930s Sampler Quilt book. If there is no photo ass...

Block 45 - Scrappy Primrose. This is block no. 85 of the Farmer's Wife 1930s sampler quilt. I used my precut 1.5" squares for this block but I am not sure it works..

Block 45 - Scrappy Primrose. This is block no. 85 of the Farmer's Wife 1930s sampler quilt. I used my precut 1.5" squares for this block but I am not sure it works..

Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 84 - Posy. I changed it very slightly to avoid 8 little inset pieces and I simplified the order of paper-piecing the corner blocks.

Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 84 - Posy. I changed it very slightly to avoid 8 little inset pieces and I simplified the order of paper-piecing the corner blocks.

patched middle of Prudence and then paper pieced - no y seams, so much easier that way

patched middle of Prudence and then paper pieced - no y seams, so much easier that way

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