Thursday, September 19, 2013

The Quilty Barn Along...Silo Barn 5 and a "Cool Threads" block Tutorial!...


Well good morning cute people!
As I always say...
it's better late than never...
 and today it's time for the...



I chose to make a block of four 
cute little 3" spools sewn together.

This barn has kind of a "hippie" vibe
 with it's colorful hexie silo and cupola.
So I decided to name my block...

"Cool Threads"


I have shown you before how I make a spool block...
These are sewn the 
exact same way but instead
 you are making four...
and the blocks are smaller.

Cutting for "Cool Threads!"
Cut 4 - 1 1/2" squares for your thread
Cut 8 - 1 1/2" x 3 1/2" for spool top and bottom
Cut 24 - 1 1/2" squares background 


Sew a white square on each side of the thread squares...
press toward white.

Sew an Easy Corner Triangle to each side of the spool rectangles.
Trim and press towards the white.


Sew the spool top and bottom to each thread section.
Press towards the thread.
Each cute little "cool threads" block 
should measure 3 1/2" square at this point.


Sew together alternating the direction of each block like this.
Your block should measure 6 1/2" square at this point


Close-up of pressing:)


Choose your silo and barn fabrics and


And there you go...
Quilty Silo Barn #5:)


I didn't have room for all five barns 
on my design board but here are 4 of them together.

Remember this quilt has nine quilty barns total...
so we are over the halfway mark on this one!

Next week I will have #6 Quilty Silo Barn 
and a new block tutorial for you.

Have a quilty kind of day...
xx
Lori




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14 comments:

Tilkkureppu said...

Sinulla on kyllä ihana blogi ja niin hienosti tehtyjä opetuskuvia. Näistä on helppo tehdä kun on niin selkeät kuvat ja ohjeet. En ole vielä itse kerinnyt kokeilemaan, mutta ovat tekolistalla.

Sue B said...

love the hexi silo on this barn. And I am getting your new book to do the row along yippee, and congratulations on having it done :)

Joanna Cotton said...

I hadn't planned on making this quilt, but I'm re-thinking my decision after seeing all these adorable barns!!

Alicia said...

darling, as always!

Val said...

I LOVE the barns! I lived on a farm at one time and enjoy seeing the whimsy and fun looking barns. I am going to enjoy making this quilt. Thank you for all the retro things you share with us.

Judy MacLeod said...

Your barns are so cute, I've made four so far, two with the silo and two of the other one. I already had a stack of 6 inch blocks for just this purpose and happened to come across your blog and barns. Perfect! Thank you so much!!!

Lois (AKA Onnie) said...

I just want to say that I could kick myself for not doing this even if I was swamped when it started. Just beautiful!

Lutka And Co. said...

Love the "Cool Threads" block - Thank you for sharing your talents!

barbara woods said...

Love your barn block

...I am Nora..... said...

I have had a terrible week and thanks to your colourful, happy blog I feel miles better....Mindy helped too!! ;)

Thank you for being there in a way you maybe don't know people appreciate xxxxx

The Village Queen said...

LOve this, its in my pile to start soon, thanks for the great tutorials and I love your studio space too. Great inspiration!

QuiltDragon said...

Lori, I love the new barn! And it's so much fun to read your comments through the instructions. Thanks for another wonderful block!

Sigrid said...

Another beautiful, beautiful block and barn to go with it. Just love it!

mamageese said...

These are just PRECIOUS! Thanks so much for teaching me :)

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