Grandma Hattie's Knick Knack Shelf Blocks
free quilt pattern for novelty quilting
part 1 of series
The first two blocks, a jar and a sheep, in a new series of free paper foundation pieced quilt blocks for making some fun, novelty quilts which can be assembled to look like shelves with things on them. The first two here are a sheep block and a small fancy jar block. But lots more are added:
This project is named "Grandma Hattie's" in honor of my late grandmother, Hattie Huff Zink, who had an amazing collection of "stuff" on her knick knack shelves! Mostly she collected dog statues and her own crocheted mini-to-full size cups and saucers. But she was happy to add just about any cute little thing that anyone gave her to the collection, too!
Note that these blocks can be mixed with the earlier tea cups, coffee mugs and tea pot blocks that I designed last year (they are all 8 inch high blocks). So you may want to collect those for your shelves, too. See a sample here of the cups and teapots on shelves.
See the bottom of this page to sign up for notification when more blocks are added to this collection. I plan to have 12-18 blocks eventually.
These blocks are designed using Electric Quilt
This jar block is deliberately off center
so it can be arranged on the shelves offset.
Reverse the block to move the block to the right.
Below are miniature versions of the above in paper pieced
a link below each will lead you to the full sized blocks for printing out.
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