Barbara Brackman, a talented quilt historian, fabric designer, and author, has a new blog for 2011 in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. During the year, she will post weekly block patterns and civil war history for a total of 52 blocks with instructions. To see her Civil War blog, click here.
Although I do not need anything new to work on, I just couldn’t resist this project. I made the first block, Catch Me If You Can.” I’ve decided to go with a red, white and blue theme using my 19th century reproduction fabrics.
Anyone want to join in this block of the week project? I think it will be fun, and I can surely make one little 8” block per
If you are interested in fabric and quilt history, you may also want to see Brackman’s other blog here.