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Daily Archives: January 15, 2020

BLOCKHEADS TIPS & OUR METHOD

So we have been getting a lot of emails and DM questions as to how we did our version of Corey’s first BLOCKHEADS block so I thought I would share a real quick… All of the other measurements and construction will stay the same other than what I have changed here. We chose the 12″ block. Basically I made the units to make a sawtooth star block in the center and then added (4) hourglass units to the outer sides. The outer chain sections stay the same. This way I avoided triangles and bias, used my favorite SEW&FLIP method that I used in all of our patterns and for me… simplified the process a lot. The result was great! So… A,B,C are the same and the construction of that unit is the same. Piece D and E are both cut…

MODA BLOCKHEADS: WEEK #1

Today is the first day of MODA BLOCKHEADS 3 QUILT ALONG! Are you joining us? Each week we will share our version of each designer’s block and we will share some of our own tips and changes if we have made any. We will also share our color and size choices in case you are wanting to sew along with us. And this is our version of the first block… We went with one of our favorite red prints from Scarlet & Sage along with my all time favorite gingham and a few little cream prints. Kinda love how it turned out! We decided to do a 12″ block for this first one but we will do a variety of block sizes for the various weeks. We will share more of our layout details next week. I will also share my piecing directions [because as you…