Patchsmith's 2017 Block-a-Day

Sew-along blocks, blocks from books, Patchsmith designed blocks - they are all here. I hone my skills by making a block each weekday!
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a red and white bag sitting on top of a table next to a polka dot cup
Block 144 - Bee Happy Picnic Basket. Ribbon creates a shortcut for this cut gingham block.
an orange and green patchwork quilt with two apples on it's side next to each other
Block 143 - Plump and juicy Bee Happy pumpkins.
a piece of paper with some straws next to it
Bee Happy Rows 2 and 3
Block 142 - a refreshing glass of Bee Happy lemonade. I just love the straw.
three different pieces of fabric on top of each other, one with a bird design
Bee Happy Rows 2 and 3
Block 143 - These thermos are full of freshly brewed tea - perfect for a Bee Happy picnic.
Block 140 - Bee Happy Hens.  One of my favourite blocks from the Bee Happy sew-along. Crochet, Quilt Blanket, Quilt, Quilt Patterns
Bee Happy Rows 2 and 3
Block 140 - Bee Happy Hens. One of my favourite blocks from the Bee Happy sew-along.
some scissors are laying on top of a ribbon
Bee Happy Rows 2 and 3
Block 139 - Ribbon Bunting. It isn't meant to be ribbon but I couldn't get the bias binding gadgets to work!
the quilts have been made to look like they are on different pieces of fabric
Bee Happy Rows 2 and 3
Blocks 137 and 138 - Peach and Pear applique for the Bee Happy sew-along.
a red and white quilted star on top of a table next to some scissors
Block 136 - the St Louis Star - designed by me for The Patchsmith's Sampler book due out early 2018.
three pieces of fabric with flowers in them
Bee Happy Rows 2 and 3
Block 135 - Bee Happy Flower Pots. Another block in the Bee Happy quilt-along. I changed the flower as I prefer the shape of these.
a patchwork piece with a bee on it next to a quilted hexagon
Block 134 - This bee hive block will be featured in The Patchsmith's Sampler book due out in the New Year.
two pieces of fabric on top of each other next to a spool of thread
Bee Happy Sprint-Along
Block 133 - Scrap happy Spools Block for the Bee Happy sew-along.
a blue flower and green leaves on a white table cloth with some buttons in the center
Bee Happy Sprint-Along
Block 132 - Blue Flowers Block for the Bee Happy quilt designed by Lori Holt.
a close up of a piece of cloth with a bird on it and a jar
Bee Happy Sprint-Along
Block 131 - Jammy Robin. This Robin has got the perfect spot in this Bee Happy Quilt.
a close up of a piece of fabric on a table with flowers and bird decorations
Bee Happy Sprint-Along
Block 130 - Bee Happy Mason Jars block. A lot of work but well worth it - love it.
a pink flower with green leaves and red dots on it's center is embroidered onto a white t - shirt
Block 129 - Patchsmith Flower. This flower is from my One Block Mug Rugs Book. Very easy.
a piece of fabric with a truck and trailer on it
Patchsmith Sampler Block 1 - Brick Wall
Block 128 - Bee Happy Truck and Trailer (not quite finished). Replaced the wording with a gingham brick road based on my Brick Wall block pattern.
a patchwork bird on a polka dot fabric
Bee Happy Sprint-Along
Block 127 - Bee Happy Robin. I am making my Bee Happy quilt uniquely mine so Bluebirds give way to Robins.
a close up of a piece of fabric on a table with scissors and sewing needle
Speed Typing on the Spelling Bee Typewriter Block
Block 126 - Typewriter Block from Lori Holt's Spelling Bee book. I have a quick and easy way of making those itty bitty typewriter keys for the 6" version.
a close up of a piece of fabric on a table with a phone and sewing machine
Direct Dial to the Spelling Bee Blocks
Block 125 - Telephone Block. From Lori Holt's Spelling Bee Book. This 6" block looks tricky but it isn't.
three patchwork butterfly appliques are on the table
Block 124 - Scrap happy butterflies for the Bee Happy Sew-along.
two quilted coasters sitting next to each other on top of a white table
Block 123 - Bee Happy Sun. A lovely 8" block for the Bee Happy Sew-along.
a close up of a patchwork quilt with a flower on the front and side
Block 122 - Flower Power Churn Dash. The flower is from my One Block Mug Rugs book.
a piece of fabric with a flower in it on top of a table next to a potted plant
Block 121 - Tulip Pot. Another block for the Bee Happy sew-along hosted by Bee in my Bonnet and Riley Blake.
a table runner with two trees on it and one tree in the middle, next to a small pine cone
Block 120 - Bee Happy Two Trees. Simple quick fuse applique made these trees grow really quickly.
two quilted squares with cherries on them, one is blue and the other is red
Bee Happy Sprint-Along
Block 119 - Cherry Churn Dash. Getting ready for the Bee Happy sew-along.
an orange and white quilt next to some thread
Block 118 dates back to the 1930s - Counterpane. 6" of patchwork pleasure.
three pieces of fabric with cherries on them
Block 117 - Bee Happy Cherries. Fat and plump cherries - all ready for churning!
a piece of fabric is laying on top of some quilts and other material, including an ornament
How to spell Patchsmith in a Spelling Bee
Block 116 - A lowercase 's' with a Patchsmith daisy.
three quilts are laying next to each other on top of a table with a house made out of fabric
How to spell Patchsmith in a Spelling Bee
Block 115 - Spelling Bee Uppercase P - for the Patchsmith of course! (The gingham heart gave it away didn't it?)
an origami sailboat is on the table next to a piece of paper
How to spell Patchsmith in a Spelling Bee
Block 114 - Spelling Bee Sailboat. A quick and easy 6" block from the Spelling Bee quilt book.