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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Building Blocks

Meet our newest block of the Month | Building Blocks
 
This is our version of Moda's Modern Building Blocks.
We have reconfigured the quilt to make it a little smaller
Our finished quilt is 66" x 72" and includes 36"|24"|18"|12" and 6" blocks   
 
 Building Blocks will feature fabrics from Paula Barnes
 Companion Collection. You can view the line here
This will be a 10 month program and will begin shipping in October.
Monthly Kit | $24.00 
Your kits will include: 
Pattern | fabric needed to complete top and binding | monthly photos
If you decide to join us you can sign up here.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Summer Sampler | Finishing

 I hope you have kept up with our Summer Sampler. 
Now we are ready to put everything together.
Cut the following from your setting fabric.
40 | 4-1/2" squares | Setting Squares
5 | 4-1/2"" x width of fabric strips | Border
5 | 2-1/4" x width of fabric strips | Binding
 
 Layout quilt and sew rows together. 
Add borders using your quilts measurements for lengths.
Quilt as desired and bind.


Thursday, August 13, 2015

Instagram Summer Sewalong

Although summer is still in full swing around here. 
105 degrees forecast for today. Hot!!!
Our #tqcsummerinstasewalong has come to an end.
Thank you so much to all who stitched along with me.
If you missed out you can find all the details 
by visiting our Instagram Account. 
I used 1/2" hexagons for this project. 
I think they might be my favorite.
 Check out our Finishing a Small Quilt Tutorial for all
the details on putting the final touches on your small projects.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Summer Sampler | Week Ten

Using your block tool make the following 4" blocks
Pinwheel 66 | Road to Oklahoma 74 | Dutchman's Puzzle 31
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Bonus Block | Courthouse Steps
Cutting dimensions from center out
Red center | 1-1/4" square
1st step cut 2 | 1-1/4" square
2nd step cut 2 | 1-1/4" x 2-3/4"
3rd step cut 2 | 1-3/8" x 2-3/4"
4th step cut 2  |1-3/8" x 4-1/2"