Cotton & Steel’s Foundation Paper Piecing Chairs

Pattern Review

On March 15th Cotton and Steel released an adorable lawn chair pattern so you can use their cotton lawn fabrics. It was so cute they couldn’t just stop there. They then released a vintage shell chair and a beach chair! Since I had never done any foundation paper piecing, I decided these would be an adorable way to start.



I love how these turned out. The best parts? They’re fast, easy and you can use scrap fabric.

Each block finishes around 10″ (perfect for mixing and matching on a quilt).

You can find the lawn chair block here.

And the vintage shell chair block here.

Here’s the beach chair block that I’ve yet to get around to.


(Photo via Cotton and Steel)

You can find the beach chair block here.

They are also having a #lawnquilt challenge! All you have to do is use any of their forty three cotton lawns to make a quilt and post a picture to Instagram. You could win a collector’s box of C + S fat quarters, and one lucky winner will have their quilt featured in our booth at Spring Quilt Market! The challenge runs through the end of April. Get the deets here.




Bunny Easter Basket

Pattern Review

I first found Pen and Paper Patterns on Instagram. She came out with a donut potholder, and I fell in love. Even though I haven’t gotten the chance to make it, I did mange to make her Bunny Basket just in time for Easter.

How cute and adorable and awesome is it?! Even better, the pattern was super easy. What’s even better than that? IT’S FREE.

I give this pattern a 5/5 for sure. The instructions were easy to follow and I had no problems.

You can find this pattern along with her others here.

Happy making!