Monday, November 7, 2016

Ruby's Block Hop: Day 2

We're bringing you another blog hop this week! 
Six designers have been playing with the Vintage 30's Ruby's Treasures collection by Barbara J. Eikmeier. They've chosen blocks from Ruby Short McKim's book, 101 Patchwork Patterns (download here--this is such a fantastic resource for blocks). You'll also have a chance to win some of this beautiful fabric for yourself!



Today's block was stitched by Donna Lynn Thomas, and it has plenty of movement--watch it spin! If the math side of quilting intrigues you, Donna shares how she enlarged the block to 12" square finished. Head over to her blog: you'll see her second colorway and learn how she chose which prints to use to create a 3-D effect, try out her bonus project, and enter to win a fabric bundle for yourself!






Here's the schedule for the blog hop--be sure to visit each day! 
Friday 11/4: Barb Eikmeier @Barb's Favorites
Monday 11/7: Donna Lynn Thomas @DonnaLynnThomasQuilter
Tuesday 11/8: Theresa Ward @AlwaysQuilts
Wednesday 11/9: Pat Speth @NickelQuilts
Thursday 11/10: Reeze Hanson @MorningGloryDesigns
Friday 11/11: Kelly Ashton @KellyQuilter


See the entire Vintage 30s Ruby's Treasures collection here.

34 comments:

  1. I love this block! I have losts of little triangles that I just couldn't toss, now I know what to do with them. :)
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  2. Love the 2 different blocks Donna made. Really goes with the fabric.

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  3. Love the colors used in this block. Very cute!

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  4. Great information on using same color family for the dimensional aspect. Love Ruby's Treasures line.

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  5. HI,what a pretty Block!Thanks for sharing!
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  6. Donna shared a great tutorial with us. Thanks for the block hop.

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  7. I love the movement in this one.

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  8. Her bonus quilt is very cute, and the jack in the box block looks nice in this line.

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  9. I have made this project in the past, but my fabric choices didn't have the 3-d effect that Donna's did. I believe I am going to try this block again. Thank you for the inspiration.

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  10. This is such a great blog hop full of new ideas and creative goodness! I'm always inspired by what you give us, Inspired By Fabric!

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  11. I like the 3D effect of this block. Great use of your fabric.

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  12. I have to admit this is one block that I would never make after looking at the pattern. But after seeing it done in those beautiful 30s prints, I want to make several! kthurn(at)bektel(dot)com

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  13. Donna's suggestion on how to size up the block to 12" was so easy. I like the bonus square she created. I'm looking forward to the other blocks in the blog hop.

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  14. I like the extra block and the tips are wonderful.

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  15. Love 30s fabrics; love the blocks. And, thank you for introducing us to this great old book. . . I plan to use it soon! (lynnstck[at]yahoo.com)

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  16. It is cool how she enlarged her block and the block is beautiful! Love the movement to the block. Thank you, peterstankovich@comcast.net

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  17. I have always loved the Jack in the Box block! I would definitely make the bonus project. Thanks!

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  18. What a sweet block, and love her matching bonus triangles.

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  19. I really like this block! Thanks for all of the great inspiration.

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  20. Adorable block, it reminds me of a yard whirlygig, cute!

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  21. I am definitely going to follow her tutorial and make a Jack in the Box quilt block into a quilt. This fabric line is so pretty and fits this block perfectly also. Thank you for sharing and have a fantastic creative day!

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  22. This is really a fun block, and love the color choices!

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  23. This is a fantastic block. Thank you very much for including it in the contest. It would make a stunning quilt. bestbelle2010@aol.com

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  24. Thanks for this inspiring blog hop! I particularly love this block!

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  25. Gorgeous block! Thank you.
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