Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 87 - Prudence.  If you are paper-piecing this block using the templates and instructions in the book - think again - it is virtually impossible to get a crisp neat block.  I cheated and eradicated all twelve inset seams by patching the center and then paper-piecing the sides.

Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 87 - Prudence. If you are paper-piecing this block using the templates and instructions in the book - think again - it is virtually impossible to get a crisp neat block. I cheated and eradicated all twelve inset seams by patching the center and then paper-piecing the sides.

Spectaculat "Nebula" quilt by Nancy Messier. It won the Viewer's Choice Award at the 2006 Narragansett Bay Quilters' Association quilt show.

Spectaculat "Nebula" quilt by Nancy Messier. It won the Viewer's Choice Award at the 2006 Narragansett Bay Quilters' Association quilt show.

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 265 - Augusta the Second.  My second attempt to paper-piece this Farmer's Wife 1930s block and thankfully this one came out to size.

Block 265 - Augusta the Second. My second attempt to paper-piece this Farmer's Wife 1930s block and thankfully this one came out to size.

Starwood Quilter: Tulip Quilt Block ~ how can you not like the tulip pattern, right?

Starwood Quilter: Tulip Quilt Block ~ how can you not like the tulip pattern, right?

Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 86 - Priscilla. Paper-pieced this block with a little touch of hand-stitching for the slight inset seams.

Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 86 - Priscilla. Paper-pieced this block with a little touch of hand-stitching for the slight inset seams.

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