October 17, 2016

Chart 73: Golda, Block 38 in the Farmer's Wife 1930s Sampler Quilt Sew Along

If you were the lucky winner of last week’s Kaleido-Ruler contest, you can use that ruler to make Golda because Golda is a variation of a classic 6-inch Kaleidoscope block. Twenty years ago in 1996, the two Kaleido-Rulers (#8641 for  2- to 8-inch blocks and #8642 for 6- to 16-inch blocks) were the first From Marti Michell multi-size tools. They and the Kaleidoscope ABCs book have been consistent best sellers!

People love Kaleidoscope quilts because they can create the illusion of curves with straight-line sewing!

Plus the variations are endless. The book has detailed instructions to make 14 quilts and dozens of quilts for inspiration.

Quilters love our Kaleido-Rulers because the angles to cut at the base of the Kaleidoscope triangles need to be 67-1/2 degrees! Who knows how to cut that? You do when you own the Kaleido-Rulers! As a bonus, you can also use the ruler to cut exact size corner triangles for the blocks.

Click here to connect to more info on Kaleido-Rulers on our website. and to see videos on using them.

My Golda Block

Click on the image for a larger view. Click the link below to download the Chart for cutting and making Golda:

Visit these other Farmer's Wife Sew Along blogs, too, for sewing tutorials and other info about the Golda block:



The Farmer’s Wife 1930s Sampler Quilt: Inspiring Letters from Farm Women of the Great Depression and 99 Quilt Blocks That Honor Them by Laurie Aaron Hird for Fons & Porter/F+W.

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