Monthly Archives - October 2020

Misty’s Into the Woods Kit – Make this Beautiful Quilt with Missouri Star

Misty Doan is many things. She’s a mom, wife, city councilwoman, model, quilter, Missouri Star LIVE host, and now… a designer! Misty recently created her first ever quilt kit, Into the Woods! Check it out HERE (or get the pattern)! Get to know Misty and all about her inspiration behind her latest creation and her favorite holiday traditions! Where do you look for inspiration in your work? Inspiration strikes in all different ways for me. But, everything I make or design is [...]

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Triple Play! Ohio Star

Did you know Pablo Picasso was a classically trained artist? His traditional realism was as beautiful as any on earth. Jenny’s Design But, early in his career, he started to experiment—and that’s how he became one of the most famous artists of all time. Picasso said, “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” Misty’s Design In this month’s Triple Play tutorial, the Doan ladies are “breaking the rules” with the Ohio Star. Natalie’s Design You will be amazed [...]

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Disappearing Four-Patch Weave Quilt

Spiders are master weavers. Their webs are made with silk “thread” that is the envy of quilters: 1,000x thinner than human hair and 5x stronger than steel! (Scientists think pencil-thick web could stop a jumbo jet!)   They work at a dazzling pace, completing incredibly intricate webs in about an hour. But this week, Jenny is giving ‘em a run for their money! The Disappearing Four-Patch Weave quilt starts as a super-simple 4-patch and then, like all disappearing blocks, we slice it [...]

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From the Heart Quilt

I met a young quilter whose mother was diagnosed with cancer. Right away, this sweet daughter began to put together a special “chemo quilt.” Each of the kids and grandkids contributed a block. The quilt was completed the day before the first treatment, and this brave grandmother was able to face her new journey wrapped in the love of her family. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Jenny designed a gorgeous “From the Heart” quilt. This pretty little heart [...]

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What’s Your Story? – Memorial Quilt by Jean L.

BLOCK Magazine is always looking to publish original stories from quilters like you. We believe that everyone has an important story to tell and that sharing our stories brings us closer together. Today’s story is incredibly special: “My mother passed away in April 2000. As a gift for my dad for her October birthday, I suggested to my siblings (7 of us) that we make a memorial quilt for him. We each designed a block (including one for the two children [...]

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