2014 Free Online Sampler Block – October

by CountryThreads on October 1, 2014

It’s October already and that means your quilts are getting close to being done!

October finds you making one 18″ block, which is pictured below.


Go to the following link to download a printable version of the September block pattern: October BOM.


Trouble with Blog

by CountryThreads on September 30, 2014

As best I can figure out, Word Press, our blog host, has automatically installed an update that has cancelled our preferred settings in which case we will probably have to start over! I have calls into several people that I think can help me but right now camp is my main priority. I’ll be posting and you are welcome to email me at marye@ncn.net with comments or questions which I can address from my end for now. Grrrrrrrr……..!!!!!



September 29, 2014

I’m going to take a deep breath and have a beer! My internet went down late Saturday night just after I read the comments about the problems with the Part 2 layout. I was not able to check the online block pattern for the chevron blocks so I took a picture of my quilt top […]

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Updated Layout Diagram

September 29, 2014

As you can tell I am not used to writing patterns, and I ask you to have patience with me. I have double and triple checked this layout against the quilt and all of the patterns. We found that in September I told you incorrectly to make the spacer blocks with 3 columns of 6, […]

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Online sampler layout part

September 27, 2014

The house measures 22″. The chevron spacer blocks measure 10″x12″. When putting the chevron block together with the February blocks, sew the 12″ sides together leaving the 10″ measurement to go vertically. 12″ plus 10″ equals 22″ which is what the house measures. The spacers that Mandy mentioned at the top of the layout should […]

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2014 Online Sampler Quilt Layout Diagram Part 2

September 26, 2014

Here is the layout diagram part 2.  There are 2 filler blocks that have not been addressed in previous months.  Instructions for the cutting of these blocks are given at the beginning of the layout diagram. Click here for a link for the 2nd part layout: Part 2 Layout Diagram

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Farm News

September 25, 2014

Emma and Susannah have chewed their way through my decorative corn shocks in my entryway. There are still some ears of corn on the stalks and they have decided it’s their duty to locate each and every one of them, tear them off, eat the corn and leave the debris on my steps. Emma stood […]

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Online Sampler Quilt

September 23, 2014

Finished!! The online sampler quilt top is done and going to Ina for quilting. October and November will bring you the last 2 blocks and Mandy will present the final layout in December. I chose not to add borders but feel free to do that–it could be as simple as squares or random rectangles. I […]

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Daisy Mae

September 22, 2014

to I gave my friend Cindy one of my female geese today. She lost her female goose last week and her remaining male goose was very lonely. I rarely give away an animal but this girl was limping and the rest of the geese were shunning her. I thought she’d be better off with Cindy […]

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Farm News

September 18, 2014

The sale is going great guns!  We have been so pleasantly surprised at how many customers have visited us since we announced our closing.  Janet at Buggy Barn is saying the same thing – it is very, very satisfying that we have so many customers who have become friends over the years.  I hope we […]

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