Log Cabin quilt projects using AccuQuilt BOB die

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Welcome to my day on the BOB Blog Hop! If you regularly visit my blog you might think this is a blog hop about my husband……Builder Bob……wrong. AccuQuilt has designed several dies that will make a complete block and they are known as Block on Board.

The die I chose to work with today is the GO! Log Cabin 12-inch die and here are a couple of things I made.

I have been making bath runners for years and I think everyone in my family has at least one.

I also put some of the log cabin blocks together and appliqued this cute lama in the center. I haven’t decided if this will be a pillow or a small wall hanging so it isn’t finished yet.

I used my GO! Electric cutting machine to make the blocks.

Log Cabin quilt projects using the AccuQuilt BOB die

Log Cabin quilt projects using AccuQuilt BOB die

I wanted to show you the different cuts on the log cabin die. I actually lifted the batik fabric from every other cut so you could see it.

Log Cabin quilt projects using AccuQuilt BOB die

This is a big die, it is 10-inches wide by 24-inch long. The finished log cabin blocks are 12-inches square.

Log Cabin quilt projects using AccuQuilt BOB die

Log Cabin Bath Runner

I made smaller log cabin blocks for my bath runner. I just eliminated a couple of the last rows. I quilted a little feather design in the center of the bath runner. You can see that I just used 2 log cabin blocks. It measures 8 x 16 inches.

Log Cabin quilt projects using AccuQuilt BOB die

Here you can see the back and the quilting.

Log Cabin quilt projects using AccuQuilt BOB die

I made 8 inch blocks but with the die you can make up to 12 inch blocks.

Log Cabin quilt projects using AccuQuilt BOB die

I definitely think this will be a pillow.

Log Cabin quilt projects using AccuQuilt BOB die

I still had some blocks left so I added a couple more rows and will make a couple small table runners that will be 10 inches by 20 inches.

Log Cabin quilt projects using AccuQuilt BOB die

If you have enjoyed this tutorial, be sure and look at my Log Cabin placemat tutorial.

Be sure and click on the link below to get the FREE pattern for the batik log cabin quilt, I know I plan on making it!

Free Log Cabin quilt pattern

Here is the line up of all the great blogs on the hop, be sure and visit each one to get some great ideas on using Blocks on a Board!

August 18th – Samplings from a Blue Ribbon Girl – GO! Flowering Snowball
August 19th – Strip Quilter – GO! Ohio Star
August 20th – Freemotion by the River – GO! Log Cabin
August 21st – A Quilting Life – GO! Dresden Plates
August 22nd – Pleasant Home – GO! Blazing Star
August 23rd – Living Water Quilter – GO! Hunter Star
August 24th – Ray’s Sew Crafty – GO! Double Wedding Ring
August 25th – Blue Feather Quilt Studio – GO! Rob Peter to Pay Paul
August 26th – One Stitch at a Time – GO! Double Wedding Ring
August 27th – Beaquilter – GO! Log Cabin
August 28th – Sew Incredibly Crazy – GO! Rob Peter to Pay Paul
August 29th – Sew Fresh Quilts – GO! Ohio Star


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22 Comments

  1. Daytona Damsel says:

    This is so weird. I was cleaning my bathroom yesterday and a thought came to me, "I wonder if anyone ever thought of making a quilted mat for the back of the toilet" and here is my answer. Thanks for the pattern.

  2. That BOB is on my list. Your project turned out very cute.

  3. Bathroom quilts! What a fantastic idea. Now I have a new thing to try and do for Christmas gifts, thank you. I was puzzling what do for a couple relatives. I'm surprised you used a llama instead of Pelly! Love the batiks and the Go die for log cabins, one of my favorite blocks.

  4. Log Cabin blocks are always fun! I like the idea of using it to frame an applique. Your projects are lovely. Dena

  5. I love what you did with this die Connie. The small rectangular quilts are too cute.
    This is another die on my wish list. You're killing me with temptation. I think I need to give you a list of the dies I DO have so I am not being tempted to buy another one when I visit your blog. LOL

  6. Lorna McMahon says:

    Great post, Connie! I love the addition of the llama on that piece and think it will make a really cute cushion cover. Love your feather quilting! What a versatile BOB block! You can make the blocks larger or smaller depending on your design.

  7. Lady Jane says:

    I love these runners. I will have to make one. I don't have a accuquilt not in the cards for now but one day…..

  8. I love the little feather design that you quilted in the center of your bath runner. There all really cute!

  9. Farm Quilter says:

    Cute projects and I love your quilting!!!

  10. Createology says:

    Your little runners are beautiful. That die is huge but looks like it really gets the job done quickly. Blissful BOB Hopping…

  11. Lol! I did think it was about Builder Bob

  12. grammajudyb says:

    Probably my favorite quilt block is a log cabin block. Now to acquire a GO cutter! Wonder if Santa reads your blog. hint hint!!

  13. Kathi Riemer says:

    What a great idea, bathroom quilts. I love your feather quilting. Great inspiration, thank you!

  14. Teresa in Music City says:

    Great job Connie! Love the cute camel in the center 🙂 That is a die I hope to get one day soon – it's so versatile!!!

  15. BarbCarol says:

    Love it! Especially the runner for the toilet. Great idea, thanks.

  16. You masde some great projects with that die. I also love the log cabin block!

  17. All lovely projects and your quilting is just gorgeous. I love to cut fabric, may be why I don't have a GO.

  18. That looks like a great die. Cutting all of those strips would be much easier with Accuquilt.

    Your runner and pillow cover look wonderful.

  19. That looks like a great die. Cutting all of those strips would be much easier with Accuquilt.

    Your runner and pillow cover look wonderful.

  20. Cute projects! and LOVE your feathers…. need to try mine with the vein inside like that too one day…
    had to giggle that MY link is red when the rest is blue, do you see that too?