Our final block is applique hearts
This one is machine appliqued but there is no reason why you can’t hand-stitch, or use glue if you prefer. The instructions do not include applique details – there are plenty of tutorials available for you to choose your own favourite method. and the Download the templates pattern here . placement instructions here
And a few colour ideas from EQ
No student’s blocks to show, sorry – not quick enough with the camera that month.
Some students preferred not to make an applique block and instead substituted a pieced block of their choice.
Next month – how to put it all together.
Our last pieced block is 54-40 or Fight.
You can . The block uses the same templates as last month’s Snowflake, but if you prefer to try foundation piecing you can download the pattern instructions here . download that pattern here
Once more here’s a few ideas for different colours from EQ and from students –
Next month is the final block – an applique design.
Our block for May is an unseasonal Snowflake.
The and the pattern for this can be downloaded here templates are on a separate sheet here.
Here’s a few ideas for other colours – first from EQ and then from students’ work –
What a difference a dark background or a strong contrast makes.
Happy Easter! And welcome to Block six of our Block of the Month quilt-along. This month it is the turn of Card Trick.
This block relies on a clear difference between the colours used to create the illusion of interlocked squares. You can . download the instructions for the block here
Our alternative colourways could look like these –
And here’s some of the students’ blocks to give you an idea of how fabric choice can affect the look of a block, from the background to the contrast between colours –
March and block 5 of our Block of the Month quilt-along. This time it is the return of that perennial favourite – Ohio Star.
This block adds the Quarter-square Triangle to our repertoire of units. You can . Our alternative colourways could look a little like these – download the instructions for the block here
Students also played around with colour –
But be careful that your colours are not too similar
as you may lose the pattern altogether.
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February already, and the fourth block in our quilt-along Block of the Month quilt. This time it’s the turn of Churn Dash, but with an added twist – ‘Churn Dash Variation’, if you like – I have added Flying Geese units to the traditional block.
You can . Other colourways could look like these – download the instructions for the block here
You could make the Flying Geese units and the rectangles the same colour as two students did –
They also made the units by just adding triangles to two corners of a square – because they didn’t like making Flying Geese.
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Happy New Year! And it is time for the third block in our Quilt-along. This month it is the Road to California block combining those Half-square triangles with Four-patches.
You can . But first here’s a couple of other colour ideas – download the instructions here
And if you don’t like the look of that block, but you’ve made the units, there’s no law that says you can’t rearrange them to make a different block as one student did –