White Bluffs Quilt Museum
to preserve and teach...
294 Torbett Street
Richland, WA 99354
(509) 943-2552
White Bluffs Quilt Museum
About Us
-  Fiber Fest 2019
-  Event Schedule
-  Stash Sale
-  Log Cabin Challenge
-  Challenge Entry Form
Traveling Exhibits
Childrens Classes
-  Childrens Summer Classes
-  Children's Class Registration Form
Classes and Demonstrations
-  Stencil a Tee Shirt
-  Machine Sewing
-  Working with Wood
-  Beginning Weaving
-  Red Bag/Purse
-  Learn to Knit
-  Crazy Quilt Pillow
-  Twining
-  Kumihimo
-  Paper Piecing, the easy way
-  Market Bag
-  Curvey Little Neck Bag
-  Disappearing 9-Patch
-  Explore Alcohol Inks
Friendship Groups
Preserving Your Textiles
-  Flood Damaged Textiles
-  Documenting Textiles
Quilt Index Project
-  White Bluffs Member Quilts for sale
Local Textile Guilds
Meet Our Sponsors
Great Links

Log Cabin Challenge

 The Log Cabin Challenge
The Log Cabin is a well known block that has been used over and over
in American quilting.  It is traditionally made with a red center then sides or "logs"
are added around the center.  These were cut strips of light and dark scraps.
Since the small log cabins of early American history had one room with a fireplace
for cooking and heat. Life was lived in that room.
The red square represents the fireplace,
thus the red center then all the 'logs" were built around that square.

White Bluffs would like to invite you to our Log Cabin Challenge. 
If you would like to participate you have until the
first week of August to put your rendition of the pattern together. 
The finished piece will need to be no larger than 20" x 20" and needs to be finished. 
Your piece can be made with any type of fiber,
be it cotton, polyester, wood, yarn, old carpet or even weeds
if you are so inclined.  The patterns that are considered "log cabin" vary. 
These can include the pineapple block, wonky, half and straight furrow.

Bring your finished quilt into the museum by August 10th. 
We will hang all entries and ask that the public vote on their favorite.
There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners announced on October 19 during the Fiber Fest activities.

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