Farmer's Wife 1930s Quilt

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two pieces of fabric sitting next to each other
Farmer's Wife 1930s block no. 68 - Mrs Fay. This is a different version patched as a gift in pretty florals.
a close up of a piece of cloth with a wooden object on top of it
Farmer’s Wife 1930s Quilt Blocks 65, 70, 81, 96, 97 and 99
Farmer's Wife 1930s Block no. 81 - Peony. She make look nice but Peony doesn't play nicely - in fact, she doesn't play at all! Find details on my blog.
a green and white block with flowers on it
Farmer’s Wife 1930s Quilt Blocks 65, 70, 81, 96, 97 and 99
Farmer's Wife 1930s Block no. 65 - Mother. If paper-piecing ignore pieces F2, G2, H2 and I2 - there is no need for them.
a pink and green patchwork star on top of a white piece of paper with a tag attached to it
Farmer’s Wife 1930s Quilt Blocks 65, 70, 81, 96, 97 and 99
Farmer's Wife 1930s Block no. 70 - Mrs. Lloyd. A relaxing paper-pieced block with no surprises.
an orange and white patchwork quilt next to a card
Farmer's Wife 1930s Quilt Blocks 59, 60, 63 and 64
Farmer's Wife 1930s Block no. 63 - Mollie. Paper-pieced block went together fairly smoothly.
a piece of blue and white fabric with flowers on it next to the block that is made out of squares
Farmer's Wife 1930s Quilt Blocks 59, 60, 63 and 64
Farmer's Wife 1930s block no. 64 - Monette. I found the paper-piecing templates were not exactly to the correct size so I paper-pieced the four corners and patched the rest of the block.
an orange and white patchwork piece is laying on the table next to some thread
Farmer’s Wife 1930s Quilt Blocks 72, 73, 74, 75, 77 and 98
Farmer's Wife 1930s block no. 77 - Nellie. Patchwork using strip-piecing.
a blue and yellow piece of fabric next to some puzzle pieces on a white surface
Farmer's Wife 1930s Quilt Blocks 59, 60, 63 and 64
Farmer's Wife 1930s block no. 59 - Mary. Paper-pieced.
a piece of fabric is being sewn together
Farmer's Wife 1930s Quilt Blocks 59, 60, 63 and 64
Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 60 - Mary Gray. Straightforward paper-piecing.
an orange and white patchwork piece with polka dots on it, sitting on top of a table
Farmer's Wife 1930s
Farmer's Wife Quilt Block no. 48 - Judy. Patched and paper-pieced.
a yellow flower sitting on top of a patchwork piece of fabric next to a white napkin
Farmer’s Wife 1930's Quilt Blocks 83, 84, 85 and 87
Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 85 - Primrose. Paper-pieced using scraps left over from the sew-along. Unsure if I like it so I might redo it in two or three colours.
a red and white quilted block with a pink ball on the table next to it
Farmer's Wife 1930s
Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 68 - Mrs Fay. Patched. Ignore the paper-piecing templates - they are overly difficult for such a simple block. Much simpler - and quicker - to piece this block.
a piece of fabric sitting on top of a table
Farmer’s Wife 1930s Quilt Blocks 88, 89, 91, 92, 93, and 95
Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 88 - Rosemary - paper-pieced. Quite straightforward but a lot of work.
the yellow and white quilt is laying on the table next to two sunflowers
Farmer’s Wife 1930's Quilt Blocks 83, 84, 85 and 87
Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 83 - Poppy. I paper-pieced this block over two evenings as there are a lot of seams and points to match.
a close up of a patchwork quilt on a table with a tag attached to it
Farmer's Wife 1930s
Farmer's Wife 1930s quilt block no. 66 - Mrs. Anderson. I paper-pieced the four corners and then patched the block together. Tip: take all papers off before joining sections so you can match, and nest, seams. Nice, easy block.