4th of July Projects

Flag Quilt Block Tutorial

4th of July is my favorite holiday because I love decorating my home in patriotic colors, enjoying family time outdoors, and there is nothing to buy (except good food and fireworks)!

I’m re-sharing pictures from my favorite 4th of July projects...this Flag Pillow (or flag quilt block) is one of my favorite things to pull out since I’ve made it…and I leave it out all summer long. 

Flag Pillow Quilt Block Tutorial

You can find the tutorial here.  

Megan made this awesome quilt block into the cutest mini quilt ever: 

Flag Block Tutorial

I made my star quilt 5 years ago and it’s still one of my very favorites.  I love these stars too because there’s no points to match…super plus. 

Star Quilt Tutorial

The tutorial is here.  I used a variety of blues and reds…maybe 20 fabrics or so?  This one is best made scrappy!

July Star block tutorial

July Star Blocks Tutorial

Happy quilting with red, white, and blue!!

Thank you for all the baby Jane love…we are head over heels and even getting enough sleep (knock on wood)!  The kids love her, the boys love to hold her and talk to her.  We are trying our best to soak up every second, the newborn stage goes by way too fast! 

14 Responses to 4th of July Projects

  1. dispack June 6, 2016 at 10:42 am #

    I love your patriotic sewing! And you are always so kind…free tutorials!

  2. Janice Holton June 6, 2016 at 11:22 am #

    Oh, I think you just added a new quilt to my “want to make” list. This looks so fun! And your no points to match comment is a real bonus!

  3. Christine Sherman June 6, 2016 at 7:18 pm #

    Love these!!

  4. pennylanequilts June 6, 2016 at 10:43 pm #

    There’s something about your flag block set into that aqua background that gets me every time I see it! Your red, white and blue star quilt is great, too. Enjoy your family time!

  5. Yvette Niesel June 7, 2016 at 5:37 am #

    That pillow is really nice!

  6. Ginger June 7, 2016 at 7:55 pm #

    Congratulations on your lovely Baby Jane – such a sweet, delicious little girl!!
    And as always, thanks for your lovely blog and tutorials. So appreciated.

  7. cindy-liveacolorfullife June 7, 2016 at 8:07 pm #

    I’m making three of these pillows–one for me, and two more for son and daughter-in-law.

  8. Tuki July 4, 2016 at 10:38 pm #

    I really love this block. Thank you so much for sharing the tutorial!!

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