Friday, June 22, 2018

TGIFF - Town Square Block

Today's finish is a result of the squirrels.  I saw a quilt block online and decided I had to make it.  This is Town Square by the Missouri Star Quilt Company, and you can get the tutorial here.

It's an easy block using 2.5-inch strips and 6.5-inch blocks.  A great way to use up scraps in your stash.


The block finishes at 18 inches.  I used a variegated thread for the quilting.


A quick pillow that can be used for a gift or to brighten a room.


Next week, I'll be linking up with Sandra @ Musings of a Menopausal Melon for her monthly DREAMI (Drop Everything and Make It) link up.







If you have a finish this week, consider sharing it at:


Thank Goodness It's Finished Friday @ Chev Vies
Can I Get a Whoop Whoop? @ Confessions of a Fabric Addict
Needle and Thread Thursday @ My Quilt Infatuation


16 comments:

  1. Wow! This really pops! Great choice for fabrics! Making a few blocks could make a really neat baby quilt.

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  2. Those pesky squirrels. They are so distracting. That sounds like the link-up for me!
    At least this was a quick and instant finish. The combination of aqua and orange is fabulous.

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  3. A gorgeous squirrel! Love the colours!

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  4. Nice pillow. I love how the photos show how much the quilting changes and adds to the block.

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  5. This is really nice! I love the colour combo! I’ve been pretty good at avoiding the squirrels so far this year, but sometimes, they are really, really hard to resist! :-)

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  6. A very bright and fun pillow indeed! Teal and orange work so well together.

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  7. Nothing better than a orange and teal pillow. Great colour combo. Love it. I would take this off your hands when I visit in September, 😂😂😂😂😂

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  8. I really, really, really like this pillow!

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  9. Oh Anja this is just the BEST! I just love it and I'm so happy you will be linking up next Saturday with DrEAMi because I am going to chase this squirrel too, and I really really should not be.... So bright happy, so summer, blue skies, cerulean waters and creamsicles....
    (am I glad I copied my comment before publishing, how weird it had me logged out, unknown and the original comment went into the ether! So annoying, but I beat it this time ha!)

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  10. I love the bright and happy colors you used on this pillow, perfect for summer.

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  11. Beautiful pillow, Anja! And with your signature orange!

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  12. I was just looking at your pillo again and marveling at what andifference the quilting makes to the Block! It’s like night and day!

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  13. I like it a LOT as a pillow. And blue and orange, always a winner!

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  14. Lovely pillow Anja! I love those colours!
    Barbara x
    Visiting from Sandra’s DrEAMi link party. I just managed to join in before the party closed.
    Blogging as The Flashing Scissors

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  16. beautiful pillow!! the colors look so lovely together! Thank you for linking up Anja:)

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