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Day 2 ~ Strip Smart Quilts 2!

Welcome to day 2 of the book tour! Our friend Kathy Brown has a new book and we’re helping her celebrate! It’s published by Martingale and it’s called …


There are 16 different quilt projects made with a great technique and using a specialty ruler. I can’t wait to try making a block! Lets see … I think this one looks good …

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My supplies are ready, my strips are cut and I’m ready to sew …


This little notch in the ruler sure makes cutting my strip sets easy …


All my pieces are ready …


Sewing …


Yes, I sew over lots of pins!


A beautiful block that was so easy to make! I just might have to make this whole quilt …

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The instructions were easy to follow and there was a whole section with illustrations that made using the ruler simple.

To see more blocks and quilts, visit these blogs this week …

Carrie Nelson – December 2nd
Me and My Sister Designs – December 3
Pat Sloan РDecember  4
Pam Vierra-McGinnis – December 5
Pat Wys – December 6

There will be a drawing for a grand prize! It includes a book, a ruler and a fabric kit for one of the quilts. To enter leave a comment below letting me know what your currently sewing. The winner will be chosen on December 9th by Kathy.

I snapped this picture of Kathy at Quilt Market with a signature quilt she made.


Isn’t she cute! Such a talented lady and we are glad to call her our friend!

Good luck and have fun!!



253 responses to “Day 2 ~ Strip Smart Quilts 2!”

  1. Dianne W says:

    I am making a set of applique placemats for my daughter-in-law. Thanks for a chance to win!

  2. Karyn Ashley-Smith says:

    I am sewing the Celtic Solstace and a Penny Patch

  3. Becky Bradley says:

    I am working on a border for a quilt to be given to my daughter on Christmas.